By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is offering $4 million to help state transportation departments develop work groups and best practices for the Highway Construction Workforce Partnership (HCWP). The application deadline is Feb. 22.

Grant awards start at $5,000. Detailed application information, including a link to a recorded webinar, is available here.

HCWP is a joint effort of transportation construction industry leaders, including ARTBA, and local, state, and federal government agencies. The program is popularly known as “Roads to Your Future.” The linked website includes the program “Playbook,” which contains tips on how to match industry employment needs and opportunities with local workforce development resources.