Madison Beltline Flex Lane Project Wins 2023 Regional America’s Transportation Award

The $73 million Madison Beltline Flex Lane project was recently recognized by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) with a regional America’s Transportation Award for operations excellence. In its 16th year, the America’s Transportation Awards competition, which is sponsored by AASHTO, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, honors projects and programs that make our communities ...

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Madison Beltline Flex Lane Project Wins 2023 ACEC Wisconsin Engineering Excellence Grand Award

The Madison Beltline Flex Lane project has been awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Wisconsin Engineering Excellence Grand Award. In a partnership with HNTB, a dynamic part-time shoulder use facility – also referred to as the Flex Lane – was implemented on the Madison Beltline. The Flex Lane is open to users during peak travel times and during ...

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Lick Run Win ASCE National Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award for 2023

The $103 million, Lick Run Valley Conveyance System and Greenway project, which is one of the largest green infrastructure projects for reducing combined sewer overflows (CSO) in the country, has been awarded an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) National Innovation in Sustainable Engineering award. This is the third national award the Lick Run project has won. Components of this ...

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Star City Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Project Wins 2023 ACEC National Engineering Excellence Recognition Award

The Star City Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Improvements Project in the City of Morgantown, West Virginia, has been awarded an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Engineering Excellence Recognition Award.  We identified and evaluated long-term combined sewer overflow (CSO) control options to meet the needs of the aging Star City WWTP, address wet-weather operational issues, and reduce sanitary sewer ...

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Hite Creek Water Quality Treatment Center Expansion Wins 2023 ACEC National Engineering Excellence Recognition Award

The Hite Creek Water Quality Treatment Center Expansion Project has been awarded an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Engineering Excellence Recognition Award.  The Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) had goals of expanding treatment capacity, accommodating future growth, and eliminating sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) by expanding its Hite Creek Water Quality Treatment Center (WQTC). Expansion of ...

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Second Street Corridor TIGER Grant Project Wins 2023 ACEC National Engineering Excellence Recognition Award

The Second Street Corridor TIGER Grant Project in the City of Frankfort, Kentucky, has been awarded an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Engineering Excellence Recognition Award.  US 60 (Second Street) passes through the heart of the City of Frankfort with infrastructure more than a century old. The railroad used to build the State Capitol originally ran along Second ...

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Washington Avenue (STH 20) Reconstruction Project Wins 2023 ACEC Wisconsin Engineering Excellence State Finalist Award

The Washington Avenue (STH 20) Reconstruction Project in the City of Racine has been awarded an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Wisconsin Engineering Excellence State Finalist Award.  The 1.3-mile      STH 20 corridor was last reconstructed 60 years ago, had a crash rate nearly twice the statewide average for similar roadways, did not provide for bicycle accommodations or ...

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Jackson Street Reconstruction Wins 2023 WisDOT Excellence in Engineering for Best Local Program Project Award

The reconstruction of West Jackson Street presented an opportunity to transform a key arterial roadway within the downtown area of Wisconsin Rapids. Enhancing pedestrian and bicycle modes of transportation was an important consideration, given the importance of the roadway as one of only two Wisconsin River crossings downtown. Design elements that enhanced both pedestrian and bicycle accommodations included reducing the ...

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Madison Beltline Flex Lane Wins Intelligent Transportation Society of Wisconsin 2022 Project of the Year Award

The Madison Beltline Flex Lane (Flex Lane) Project was awarded the Intelligent Transportation Society of Wisconsin’s 2022 Project of the Year Award, which recognizes quality projects or initiatives based in the State of Wisconsin that leverage technology to enhance transportation mobility, safety, and economic activity. This project involved significant Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) improvements between US 18/151/Verona Road and I-39/90. ...

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South 1st Street Parking Lot Improvements Project Wins APWA IA Project of the Year Award

The City of Marshalltown, Iowa, wanted to take advantage of a funding program through the State Revolving Fund that required a watershed assessment of a community’s water quality needs. When funding was approved, the City chose to move forward with the South 1st Street Parking Lot Improvements Project. The parking lot was transformed using more than 1,130 square yards of ...

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Kenosha Membrane Retrofit Project Wins AWWA WI Engineering Project of the Year Award

The Kenosha Water Utility’s Water Production Plant installed its original 14 million gallons per day (MGD) membrane filtration plant in the early 2000s, one of the first and largest municipal membrane filtration systems of its type in the country. After more than 20 years since initial start-up, most of the existing membrane filtration equipment had reached the end of its ...

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Hite Creek Water Quality Treatment Center Wins Project Excellence Award

We have been working with the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District on improvements to the Hite Creek Water Quality Treatment Center since 2012. Our work began with a Regional Wastewater Facility Plan that set the stage for two major capital projects. The first involved hydraulic improvements to expand treatment capacity from 6 MGD to 9 MGD average daily ...

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Lick Run Project Wins Second Place NAFSMA Innovative Projects Award

The Lick Run Greenway and Valley Conveyance System project was awarded second place in the National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA)’s 2022 Innovative Projects Awards. This award is new this year and highlights innovative community flood risk and stormwater and water quality management projects across the country. Click here to read more about the Lick Run Greenway ...

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Ravinia Avenue Roundabout Featured in American Public Works Association’s Reporter Magazine

The Ravinia Avenue Roundabout project in the village of Orland Park, Illinois, was featured in the August 2022 edition of American Public Works Association’s Reporter magazine. The Village’s first roundabout replaced a four-way stop controlled intersection that served as the main entrance to its Village Hall Complex. The roundabout design met the Village’s goals of increased safety, capacity, and access. ...

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Town Branch Commons Corridor Receives National Recognition for Improving Connectivity and Sustainability Throughout Downtown Lexington

Since 1995, the Federal Highway Administration’s Environmental Excellence Awards have recognized leaders across the country who make outstanding contributions to environmental stewardship and partnerships above and beyond traditional transportation project outcomes. In 2022, the Town Branch Commons Corridor project was one of only 14 projects across the nation to receive this award. The Town Branch Commons Corridor is a transformative ...

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Lick Run Valley Conveyance System and Greenway Recognized as Finalist for International Engineering Award

The Lick Run Valley Conveyance System and Greenway project continues to shine as an exemplary example of successful sustainable solutions. Most recently, it was selected as one of only 7 projects representing the USA among 28 finalists in the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) 2022 Project Awards competition. The finalists are from 11 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, France, ...

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Former Storage Facility Gets Major Upgrade on AprilAire’s Poynette Satellite Campus

AprilAire, the nationwide leader in professional-grade Healthy Air solutions for the home, has completed a major renovation at its Poynette campus, transforming the original building which opened in 1962 from a storage facility into a state-of-the-art office building. We provided engineering services for the new and improved 16,000-square-foot building, which features a new secure entrance to the campus with 16 ...

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IL 47 Phase I Planning Wins IDOT Award for Exceptional Consulting Engineering Service

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) selected the Illinois Route 47 Environmental Assessment and Combined Design Report for the 2022 Award for Exceptional Consulting Engineering Service in the Urban category. The report covered a 5-mile section of IL 47 through the City of Woodstock in McHenry County, Illinois. The existing three-lane corridor is to be widened to four lanes with ...

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Lick Run Greenway Wins ACEC National Engineering Excellence Grand Award

The $103 million, Lick Run Valley Conveyance System and Greenway project, which is one of the largest green infrastructure projects for reducing combined sewer overflows (CSO) in the country, has been awarded an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Engineering Excellence Grand Award. This award is given to only 16 projects from across the country. At the state level, ...

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