Fond du Lac Implements First of Its Kind Sidestream Deammonification Process and Wins State Finalist Award

The City of Fond du Lac designed and started up a sidestream deammonification process – the first in Wisconsin, the second in the Midwest, and the first in the United States to use the Paques AnammoPAQ™ process. We were hired by the City to complete the design and startup of this innovative project, which was selected for a State Finalist ...

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City of Wisconsin Rapids Wins American Public Works Association National Environmental Project of the Year Award – Small Cities/Rural Communities

The Wisconsin River bisects the City of Wisconsin Rapids, with the City’s wastewater treatment plant on the east side and a dated pumping station on the west side. The west side pumping station receives flows from industrial customers, including Ocean Spray and Advanced Disposal, and with future planning maps showing significant industrial growth, improvements were required to avoid a potential ...

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Lawrenceburg Civic Park Creates a Signature Gathering Space and Wins Merit Award

In an area that used to be two paved parking lots, we helped the City of Lawrenceburg (population 5,042) create a new Civic Park, complete with a state-of-the-art performance stage and sound system, green room, large green spaces for outdoor entertainment and relaxing, screen and rear-projection television, public family restroom, splash pad, and public Wi-Fi. The park and stage serve ...

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City of Wisconsin Rapids East Grand Avenue Reconstruction Wins Best Local Program Design

The reconstruction of East Grand Avenue transformed the project corridor into a gateway to downtown Wisconsin Rapids by enhancing mobility for vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian modes of travel. The existing facility had two eastbound travel lanes and one westbound travel lane, on-street parking and sidewalk on both sides, but no bicycle accommodations. The 0.5-mile project included: Elimination of the second ...

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IDOT IL 47 Study Relieves Woodstock Congestion and Wins Honor Award

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) engaged us for the Phase I Study of Illinois Route 47 (IL 47) from US Route 14 to Charles Road through the city of Woodstock in McHenry County, Illinois. The IL 47 study recommends multi-lane roundabouts to accommodate the projected 34,000 daily travelers. The existing three-lane corridor is to be widened to four lanes ...

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Lake Forest Responds Quickly to Obsolete Membranes and Wins Project of the Year Award

The City of Lake Forest Drinking Water Treatment Plant Improvements project was presented a Project of the Year Award through the Chicago Metro Chapter–Lake Branch of the American Public Works Association on January 28 in Libertyville, Illinois. When the City found out its membrane manufacturer would no longer supply the membranes used at the City’s water treatment plant, the City ...

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Cary Wastewater Treatment Plant Phase I Improvements Wins Project of the Year Award

The Village of Cary, Illinois, Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Phase I Improvements project was selected for a Project of the Year Award through the Chicago Metro Chapter–Fox Valley Branch of the American Public Works Association; the award was presented on January 14 in Aurora, Illinois. The Village operates a WWTP that discharges into the Fox River. The Illinois Environmental Protection ...

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Ravinia Avenue Roundabout and Village Hall Complex Improvements Wins Project of the Year Award While Providing a Safer Intersection and More Visually Appealing Corridor

The Village of Orland Park desired to improve the safety, capacity, and access for all transit, while providing an alluring gateway to its Village Hall complex. A Surface Transportation Program grant helped fund the Village’s first roundabout at the intersection of Ravinia Avenue and 147th Street. We designed a single-lane roundabout with a multi-use path, as well as ornamental lights ...

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South Fourth Street Streetscape Improvements Revives a Historic Corridor and Wins Honor Award

Louisville Metro Government and the Louisville Downtown Partnership collaborated to revive the historic South Fourth Street corridor. We were engaged in this multiyear, multiphase project during the implementation of Phase I to provide design services for Phase II. We then led Phase III that features raised intersections to facilitate safe pedestrian movement though the corridor, roadway realignment to remove the ...

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Future Opening of Verona Road Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting Event

The USH 18/151 (Verona Road) project reconstructs one of the busiest corridors in the Madison metropolitan area. It is part of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Majors Program and is divided into two major stages. Stage 1 included the reconstruction of Verona Road between Raymond Road and the West Madison Beltline (Beltline) and the Beltline between Whitney Way and ...

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Tight Site? Membrane Bioreactor and Silo Digester Increase Capacity Just Right

Read our recently published technical article in Ohio Water Environment Association’s Buckeye Bulletin. We discuss our membrane bioreactor and silo digester solution to increase capacity at a West Virginia, site-constrained, wastewater treatment plant from 12 million gallons per day (MGD) to 20.8 MGD. Click here to read more (see page 48).

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Janesville West Town Square Project Wins Engineering Achievement Award

The City of Janesville West Town Square project was selected to receive an Engineering Project Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Wisconsin section. The award will be presented on October 4, 2019, at the Wisconsin Section ASCE Annual Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin. This project consisted of four stages that included removal of a parking plaza structure ...

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Focus on Energy Honors Meister Cheese Company with Energy Efficiency Excellence Award

Meister Cheese Company of Muscoda, Wisconsin, made significant improvements to their wastewater treatment facility. Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s energy efficiency and renewable resources program, presented an Energy Efficiency Excellence Award to Meister Cheese Company on July 9. We assisted Meister in improving the sustainability and energy efficiency of their wastewater treatment plant operations, including design of anaerobic lagoons to treat ...

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Upper Bee Branch Creek Restoration Project Wins Special Projects Grand Place Award and 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award

The City of Dubuque’s Upper Bee Branch Creek Restoration project received both the Special Projects Grand Place Award and the 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) in Iowa’s Engineering Excellence Awards competition. The award was presented May 14, 2019, at the ACEC Iowa Engineering Conference and Awards Banquet in Johnston, Iowa. The ...

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Janesville West Town Square Project Wins Project of the Year Award

The City of Janesville West Town Square project received a Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) of Wisconsin. The award was presented on May 9, 2019, at the APWA Wisconsin 2019 Spring Conference in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This project consisted of four stages and is the first of several projects the City is planning to ...

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TxDOT Names Angelina County Airport Most Improved Airport

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) presented the 2019 Most Improved Airport award to Angelina County at their 37th Annual Texas Aviation Conference. This recognition comes from a determined effort by Angelina County to take on an ambitious project. We were successful in assisting the County in accomplishing many aspects of improving their airport. Click here to learn more about ...

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Three National Recognition Award Winners!

We had an incredible year with many successful projects winning awards. At the American Council for Engineering’s (ACEC) Annual Convention held in Washington D.C., three projects designed by Strand Associates, Inc.® were recognized as National Recognition Award winners. The event was held May 5-8, 2019, during which the People Trail Extension Project located in Columbus, Indiana; Fairhill-MLK Green Ambassador Project ...

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Moline North Slope WWTP Project Wins Project of the Year Award

The Moline North Slope Wastewater Treatment Plant project received a Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) of Illinois in the environment category for projects between $25 and $75 million. The award was presented on May 3, 2019, at the 2019 APWA Illinois Chapter Conference in Peoria, Illinois. Click here to learn more about this ...

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Meister Cheese Company Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Improvements Project Wins Best of State Award

Meister Cheese Company’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Improvements project received a Best of State Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in Wisconsin’s Engineering Excellence Awards competition. The award was presented March 22, 2019, at the awards banquet in Kohler, Wisconsin. Click here to learn more about this project.

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Fairhill-MLK Green Ambassador Project Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s Fairhill-MLK Green Ambassador project received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in Ohio’s Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition. The award was presented March 14, 2019, at the annual EEA Awards Luncheon in Columbus, Ohio.  Click here to learn more about this project.

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