Philadelphia and Irvine, Calif. — Hill International received two awards from the Western Council of Construction Consumers (WCCC) for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension project in Southern California. The awards will be presented to Hill at WCCC’s Awards Gala to be held on October 27, 2016 at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa in Lafayette, Calif.

Hill was recognized with both an Exceptional Project Achievement Award in the category “Infrastructure-New” and a Sustainability Excellence Distinction Award for its role as the program manager on the 11.5-mile project which extended the Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa. Hill is also currently the program manager on the next segment, a 12.3-mile extension of the light rail line from Glendora to Montclair. 

“Our Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension team has won multiple awards from industry organizations for their work on this project,” said Michael B. Smith, Senior Vice President and Western Regional Manager for Hill’s Project Management Group. “We congratulate our client and everyone on our project team for their outstanding work on this impressive project,” added Smith.

WCCC serves as a forum for those involved with commercial, institutional and industrial construction to discuss issues common to the design and construction industry in California, Arizona and Nevada. Their mission is to provide resources and support to assist their membership in professional development, improved company operations, safety and quality, cost-effective construction. For more information on WCCC, visit