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Agency:    Department of Transportation
Bureau:    Federal Highway Administration
Account:    Federal-aid highways (69-8083)
Certifying Official:    Chief Financial Officer
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOT.GOV   202-366-4570
Low Cost Carbon Fiber

1 recipient will receive $385,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Develop carbon based material technologies for fiber reinforced composite/concrete applications
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
University of Tennessee Space Institute (85834182) $385 Public Educational Institution
411 B. H. Goethert Parkway
Tullahoma, TN
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H.Rept. 108-792
Location: Surface Transportation Research
Method: SAFETEA1-2
Citation Excerpt: The conference agreement provides $16,000,000 for pavements research. Within the funds provided for this activity, the conferees direct FHWA to provide $250,000 to Tennessee Tech University rapid set pavement research and development; $500,000 for low cost carbon fiber production technology, University of Tennessee Space Institute; $550,000 for the Center for Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Technology at Iowa State University; $1,250,000 to the National Center for Asphalt Technology, Auburn, Alabama; $450,000 for the Mack-Blackwell Paving Materials Study, Arkansas; $300,000 for the concrete research at Oklahoma State University; and $500,000 for aggregates research at the International Center for Aggregates Research, Texas.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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