Engineering Excellence – Silver and Bronze Awards

There were 11 Silver Awards and 22 Bronze Awards recognized at the 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards on January 18, 2013. 39 projects were entered in the Best-in-State track, all competing for the coveted Best-In-State Gold Awards.

While ACEC Washington’s independent judging committee had the difficult task of awarding the prizes, each project showed innovative engineering and impressive problem solving. Here are the Silver and Bronze awards:


Silver Award – Social/Economic Sustainable


Aspect Consulting – Riverside Property Cleanup

Client: Kimberly-Clark Corporation


Silver Award – Meeting/Exceeding Owner’s Expectations

BergerABAM – 240th Street SW North Creek Bridge Replacement

Client: City of Bothell


Silver Award – Originality/Innovation

David Evans and Associates, Inc. – Snohomish County Mobile Mapping Pilot Project

Client: Snohomish County Public Works


Silver Award – Complexity

FSi Consulting Engineers – 777,767,747 Spray Coating Upgrades

Client: The Boeing Company


Silver Award – Meeting/Exceeding Owner’s Expectations

Hart Crowser – Federal Center South

Client: Sellen Construction


Silver Award – Social/Economic Sustainable

HDR Engineering – Bremerton Ultraviolet Treatment Plant

Client: City of Bremerton


Silver Award – Future Value to Engineering Profession

HDR Engineering – Canyon B Bridge

Client: Douglas County


Silver Award – Originality/Innovation

MWH-Jacobs Associates – Brightwater Conveyance Final Design –BT3 Completion Contract

Client: King County


Silver Award – Complexity

Transpo Group – e-Park: Electronic Parking Guidance System, Phase 1

Client: City of Seattle Department of Transportation


Silver Award – Future Value to Engineering Profession

WHPacific – Dolarway Road Improvements

Client: City of Ellensburg


Silver Award – Complexity

Wood Harbinger, Inc. – HVAC System Upgrades, Washington State Public Health Labs

Client: Washington State Public Health




22 Local Bronze Awards


AECOM Technology Corp – Tonquin Avenue Bridge Replacement

Client: City of Ocean Shores


BergerABAM – Lincoln Avenue Grade Separation

Client: Port of Tacoma


BergerABAM – Naval Base Kitsap Test Pike Program

Client: U.S. Navy


David Evans and Associates, Inc. – Lower Snake River Wind Facility

Client: Puget Sound Energy


David Evans and Associates – Southcenter Parkway Extension

Client: City of Tukwila


GeoEngineers, Inc. – Port of Portland Terminal 6 Modernization

Client: Port of Portland


Golder Associates Inc. – Ardmore Substation

Client: Puget Sound Energy


HDR Engineering – Aurora Corridor Improvements

Client: City of Shoreline


HNTB Corporation – NE Market/45th Street Transit Priority Corridor Improvements

Client: City of Seattle Department of Transportation


HWA GeoSciences Inc. – 41st Street Extension and Roundabout

Client: Perteet, Inc.


HWA GeoSciences Inc. – Lake Stevens Gravity Sewer Main Replacement

Client: Gray & Osborne, Inc.


MWH Constructors, Inc. – Tacoma Central Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Design-Build Project

Client: City of Tacoma Environmental Services Science & Engineering


Notkin Mechanical Engineers – Virginia Mason Medical Center, Floyd & Delores Jones Pavilion

Client: NBBJ


Otak, Inc. – SE Southworth Drive Curley Creek Bridge Replacement

Client: Kitsap County Department of Public Works


Parsons Brinckerhoff – Sounder D-to-M Streets Track and Signals Projects

Client: Sound Transit


RH2 Engineering, Inc. – McMicken Heights Groundwater Treatment

Client: Highline Water District


RH2 Engineering, Inc. – Sunset Highway Reconstruction

Client: City of Cashmere


Shea, Carr, Jewell – Sidewalk Lid and Utility Improvement Project

Client: City of Port Townsend


Sparling – Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, Cymbaluk Medical Tower, Integrated Surgical-Interventional Suite

Client: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects


Sparling – Washington State University Martin Stadium South Sideline Project

Client: ALSC Architects


Tetra Tech, Inc. – 185th Avenue NE Extension

Client: City of Redmond


Tetra Tech, Inc. – Atlantic/Central Base Operations Building

Client: King County Department of Transportation


Tetra Tech, Inc. – West Lake Sammamish Parkway Slide Repair

Client: City of Bellevue