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ACEC of Louisiana

Welcome to ACEC of Louisiana, the voice of Louisiana’s engineering companies.

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana (ACEC of Louisiana) is the business association of over 130 Louisiana engineering firms providing tools and educational opportunities to become better business owners and managers.  ACEC of Louisiana is a Member Organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).  

The organization is committed to advancing the private practice of consulting engineering, enhancing markets for private engineering services, educating the public on the importance of infrastructure investment, and promoting sound business practices within the industry and its client base.  We are committed to aggressive involvement in legislative and public sector decision-making, with a focus on protection of qualified-based selection of engineering services, expanded project delivery options, and appropriate legal and liability systems affecting the industry.  


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ACEC of Louisiana Celebrates 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards



C. H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC was awarded the 2021 Grand Conceptor award for the Outfall Canals Topographic & Bathymetric Survey project during the American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana’s Engineering Excellence Awards program held on March 10th at the Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza. U. S. Congressman Garret Graves served as Master of Ceremonies the event.

Eleven engineering projects performed by Louisiana-based engineering firms were awarded 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards and the Gala hosted more than 200 attendees to celebrate the firms achievements, teamwork, and client partnership. All of the winning projects are tangible examples of the essential role engineering plays in the everyday lives of Louisiana citizens. 
 2021 Grand Award Winners

Category: Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services
Project: Cane River Bridge Church Street Environmental Assessment
Client: Louisiana DOTD
Firm: C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC

Category: Building/Technology Systems
Project: Port of Corpus Christi - Dock Management System
Client: Port of Corpus Christi
Firm: T. Baker Smith, LLC

Category: Waste and Storm Water
Project: Children's Hospital Green Infrastructure
Client: LCMC Health
Firm: Meyer Engineers, Ltd.

Category: Water Resources
Project: Rockefeller Refuge Gulf Shoreline Stabilization (ME-0018)
Client: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Firm: HDR, Inc.
Category: Surveying/Mapping Technology
Project: Outfall Canals Topographic & Bathymetric Survey
Client: Flood Protection Authority East
Firm: C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC
Category: Transportation
Project: Nicholson Drive/Brightside Lane/W. Lee Intersection Improvement Project
Client: East Baton Rouge City Parish
Firm: Forte & Tablada, Inc.
Category: Special Projects
Project: LA Tech University's Baseball & Women's Sports Complexes
Clients: TBA Studio & Louisiana Tech University
Firm: Aillet, Fenner, Jolly & McClelland, Inc.
2021 Honor Award Recipients
Project: City of Scott Drainage Improvement Plan
Client: City of Scott
Firm: C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC

Project: Lakeshore Villages
Client: D.R. Horton, Inc.
Firm: Duplantis Design Group

Project: Livingston Parish Gravity Drainage District 1 Master Flood Plan
Client: Livingston Parish Gravity Drainage District 1
Firm: Quality Engineering and Surveying, LLC

Project: Kaliste Saloom Road Widening
Client: Lafayette Consolidated Government
Firm: C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC


The People’s Choice Award Winner, as voted by the ceremony attendees, was awarded to Forte and Tablada, Inc. for the Nicholson Drive/Brightside Lane/W. Lee Intersection Improvement Project.

2022 Deep South Convention


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For more information about ACEC of Louisiana, please contact: Barker Dirmann, President & CEO


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