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ACEC of Vermont Announces 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards

Vermont--Today the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont (ACEC of Vermont) announced the 2020 recipients of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards.

ACEC of Vermont’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition recognizes outstanding achievements in engineering projects completed in Vermont. A record setting, 27 EEA applications were submitted this year in the following categories:

The award-winning projects were recognized for demonstrating an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. Five projects earned the prestigious Grand Award distinction, nine were recognized with Merit Awards, and one project received the distinguished Green Mountain Award, which is given each year for the best overall engineering project in the competition.

“First, I would like to recognize all of the engineering excellence award participants for their incredible work on the projects submitted and congratulate this year’s award recipients. Vermont’s private sector engineers deliver strategic investments that are crucial to the state’s health, safety and quality of life” said Dale Gozalkowski, President of ACEC of Vermont. “This year’s awards go to both public and private projects that embody accomplishment in complex engineering disciplines. These firms’ partnerships with their private and public sector clients produce projects that help the people of Vermont thrive. It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the 2020 ACEC of Vermont Engineering Excellence Awards.

The distinguished Green Mountain Award, an honor bestowed on the best overall engineering excellence award project for the year, has been awarded to VHB for their team’s exemplary work on the Colchester Bridge Deck Replacement.

 

Category A: Buildings, Structures and Support Systems

Grand Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category A Grand Award

Firm: GeoDesign, Inc
Owner: Housing Vermont
Project: Woolson Block Rock Slope Stabilization

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category A Merit

Firm: Engineering Ventures, PC
Owner: Redstone
Project: One Lakeview Apartments

 

Category B: Transportation – Airports/Bridges/ Highways/Interchanges/Roadways

Grand Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category B Grand

Firm: VHB
Owner: Vermont Agency of Transportation
Project: Colchester Bridge Deck Replacement 

 

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category B Merit

Firm: T.Y. Lin International
Owner: Vermont Agency of Transportation
Project: Morristown, Vermont: VT Route 15A over Lamoille River

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category B Merit

Firm: Stantec Consulting, Inc.
Owner: Town of Colchester
Project: West Lakeshore Drive Path - Colchester

 

Category C: Environmental - Water Supply/Treatment

Grand Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category C Grand

Firm: Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc.
Owner: City of South Burlington and Champlain Water District
Project: Hadley Road Area Infrastructure Improvements Project

 

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category C Merit

Firm: Aldrich + Elliott, PC
Owner: City of St. Albans
Project: St. Albans WWTF Upgrade + Phosphorus Removal

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category C Merit

Firm: Sanborn, Head and Associates
Owner: Washington Electric Cooperative
Project: Landfill Gas Collection and Conveyance System Upgrades

 

Category D: Water Resources

Grand Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category D Grand

Firm: Milone & MacBroom
Owner: Champlain Valley School District
Project: Shelburne Community School Raingarden

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category D Merit

Firm: Aldrich + Elliott, PC
Owner: Village of Essex Junction
Project: Essex Junction Fairview Drive Stormwater Improvements

 

Category E: Special Projects:

Grand Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category E Grand

Firm: DuBois & King
Owner: Town of Rochester
Project: Bethel Mountain Road Emergency Slope and Roadway Repairs

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category E Merit

Firm: Weston & Sampson Engineers
Owner: Lawson’s Finest Liquids, LLC
Project: Brewery Wastewater Pre-Treatment Facility

 

Category F: Studies, Planning, Consulting Engineering Services:

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category F Merit

Firm: Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc.
Owner: Town of Colchester
Project: Stormwater Infrastructure Assessment & Capital Budget Report

Merit Award Recipient/Owner & Project:

Category F Merit

Firm: Sanborn, Head and Associates
Owner: Nop’s MetalWorks
Project: Pyrtic Expansion of Local Crushed Shale Stone

 

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont, or ACEC of Vermont is a Member Organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies, the National organization of engineering firms engaged in the practice of independent consulting engineering.

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont is a non-profit trade association comprised of firms that provide a wide array of engineering and other professional services for all types of construction and environmental improvement projects. ACEC of Vermont member companies provide services to local, state and federal government agencies, as well as commercial and industrial clients.

 

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