2015 Engineering Excellence Awards – The Results!

On Friday, January 23, ACEC Washington awarded Magnusson Klemencic Associates with the Platinum Award at the annual Engineering Excellence Awards. Five firms earned National Gold Awards, and will join Magnusson Klemencic Associates at the ACEC National Banquet in April in Washington, D.C. Awards were presented to the winning firm and their project client/owner. Here are the Gold Award winners from Friday, presented by ACEC Washington Chair David Winter (l) and Chair-Elect Scott Woerman (r):

Best in State Awards

Best in State Gold Award – Future Value to Engineering Profession & Perception of the Public

Firm: David Evans and Associates
Client/Owner: City of Redmond
Project: Bear Creek Rehabilitation

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Best in State Gold Award – Social, Economical and Sustainable Design Considerations

Firm: Hart Crowser
Client/Owner: Washington State Department of Ecology
Project: Custom Plywood Mill Site Cleanup

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Best in State Gold Award – Original or Innovative Application of New or Existing Techniques

Firm: Tetra Tech
Client/Owner: King County Department of Natural Resources Wastewater Treatment Division
Project: Ballard Siphon Replacement

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Best in State Gold Award – Complexity

Firm: Parametrix
Client/Owner: King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks Wastewater Treatment Division
Project: Interbay Pump Station Phase II Upgrade

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Best in State Gold Award – Future Value to Engineering Profession & Perception of the Public

Firm: Herrera Environmental Consultants
Client/Owner: Port of Olympia
Project: Port of Olympia Stormwater Treatment System – Feasability & Design

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Best in State Gold Award – Exceeding Owner/Client’s Needs

Firm: Hart Crowser
Client/Owner: Seneca Group
Project: Seattle Children’s Hospital Building Hope

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National Award Winners

National Gold Award for the joint effort of GeoEngineers and Jacobs, with the SR530 Reconstruction project for Washington State Department of Transportation.

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HNTB Corporation’s National Gold Award for the South Park Bascule Bridge Replacement, King County Department of Transportation, client.

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Cary Kopczynski & Company awarded the National Gold Award for Weber Thompson’s Viktoria building.

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Hart Crowser with National Gold award for King Street Station Restoration. Client was ZGF Architects.

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Buckland & Taylor with their National Gold award for the Milton-Madison Bridge Replacement for Indiana Department of Transportation.

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Bringing home the top honors, Magnusson Klemencic Associates and their Platinum Award for the San Ysidro U.S. Land Port of Entry Modernization. Their client was the General Services Administration.

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