Philadelphia and San Francisco — Hill International was recognized with a 2017 Engineering Excellence Honor Award from ACEC California for its management of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project from Pasadena to Azusa in Southern California. The award was presented to Hill on Feb. 2, 2017 at ACEC California’s Engineering Excellence Awards Banquet held at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco.

Hill was the program manager for the first segment of the overall $1.95 billion Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, an 11.5-mile project which extended the Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa, and is currently the program manager of the next segment, a 12.3-mile extension of the commuter rail line from Glendora to Montclair.

“We are extremely grateful to ACEC California for their recognition of this impressive project,” said John K. Skoury, P.E., Senior Vice President in charge of Hill’s rail and transit practice in California.  “We thank our client and our project professionals for a truly outstanding team effort,” added Skoury.