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Twenty-Nine HDR Transportation Projects from 16 States Win 2020 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

Twenty-Nine HDR Transportation Projects from 16 States Win 2020 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

OMAHA, Neb. — More than two dozen transportation projects by HDR have received 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards from 16 state chapters of the American Council of Engineering Companies. The state chapters each recognize the winning project teams and owners at local awards ceremonies throughout the fall and winter.

Two of the projects received the top award in their state, and fifteen of the winning projects were eligible to advance to the national competition, which culminates at ACEC’s gala April 28 in Washington, D.C.

“Awards such as these are a well-deserved recognition of the transformative visions of our clients as well as the hard work of our teams to bring those ideas to reality,” said HDR’s Transportation Group President Brent Felker.

The winning projects include:


*Ketchikan Water Street Trestle #2


*San Elijo Lagoon Double Track — Honor Award


Denver Mobility Choice Blueprint Initiative — Honor Award


*C-Line Bus Rapid Transit — Grand Award


*Poplar Street Bridge Widening and Rehabilitation — Grand Conceptor Award


Metro Area Travel Improvement Study — Merit Award

Keep Omaha Moving: 168th Street-West Dodge Road to West Maple Road — Merit Award

Nebraska Statewide Truck Model — Merit Award

Columbus 3rd and 18th Avenues Viaducts — Merit Award

New York

NYCT Rehabilitation of 9 Stations on Sea Beach Line — Gold Award

Operations Command and Control Center System — Gold Award

Enhanced Station Initiative, Package #4 — Gold Award

Study of New Southbound On & Off Ramps to/from the Hutchinson River Parkway — Silver Award

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Mobility Evaluation Tool — Silver Award

 North Carolina

*Marc Basnight Bridge — Grand Award

*U.S. 421 Emergency Response — Grand Award


*Burnside Bridge Seismic Retrofit Study — Grand Award

South Carolina

*SC 41 Design-Build Bridge Replacement over Wando River — Palmetto Award

*Carolina Crossroads Corridor Improvements EIS —Finalist, Engineering Excellence Award

Folly Road at Camp Road Intersection Improvements Project CE&I — Engineering Excellence Award


*Austin in Motion Corridor Mobility — Gold Award 


*45th Seismic Retrofit — Silver Award

McKittrick Street Renovation — Bronze Award, Social, Economic & Sustainable Development

Projects with an * were eligible to advance to the national competition.

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