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2 With the Department of Highways, Engineers work in many different areas: PlanningDesign ConstructionMaintenance TrafficBridge Inspection

3 Where do we need a road? Does the public have any suggestions? About how much will the new road cost? Do we have enough money?

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7 Exactly where should the road go? How wide should it be? How steep should it be? How fast do we want the cars to go?

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11 Engineers must also consider the environment…

12 …and Unique Plants and Animals-like the Indiana Bat

13 Community Involvement is also important in engineering…

14 US Raccoon Creek Bridge

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18 US 119 Winns Branch Bridge

19 US Winns Branch Bridge

20 US Burning Fork Interchange

21 US Winns Branch to Raccoon Creek

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28 Take plenty of math and science classes in high school Take plenty of math and science classes in high school Decide to go to college in engineering (usually for 4 or 5 years) Decide to go to college in engineering (usually for 4 or 5 years) Complete your degree Complete your degree

29 SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS High School Graduate High School Graduate Be admitted into UK, Western KY, KY State, Louisville, or a Community College Be admitted into UK, Western KY, KY State, Louisville, or a Community College Score 24 or higher on ACT... Score 24 or higher on ACT...

30 SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS Usually must work for Dept. after college graduation Usually must work for Dept. after college graduation Work one full year for each school year on scholarship Work one full year for each school year on scholarship Keep an acceptable college GPA (see application for more info) Keep an acceptable college GPA (see application for more info)

31 SCHOLARSHIP INFO $4400-$4800 each semester (depending on freshmen/soph or junior/senior classification) $4400-$4800 each semester (depending on freshmen/soph or junior/senior classification) paid directly to you May be eligible for summer employment May be eligible for summer employment

32 Send in the application to the school of your choice by March 1 of your senior year Send in the application to the school of your choice by March 1 of your senior yearVisit www. transportation.ky.gov/scholarship/ for more info or to download applications for more info or to download applications

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