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ACEC California Announces 2023 Engineering Excellence Awards

SACRAMENTO, CA — The American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC California) announces the 2023 recipients of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards. Projects were recognized for demonstrating an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. Twelve projects earned the Honor Award distinction, 13 were recognized with Merit Awards, and 10 Commendation Awards were granted.

"These ACEC California engineering firms are being honored for bringing an outstanding degree of innovation, accomplishment, and value," said Brad Diede, Executive Director of ACEC California. "Californians deserve reliably built infrastructure that includes structurally sound buildings, dependable drinking water supplies, and safe and efficient transportation systems as well as safe bicycle and pedestrian routes. Our firms are committed to continually building a better California, as exemplified in these award-winning projects."

Honor Awards recipients include:

  • Atlas Technical Consultants, LA Metro Inspection of Structures, Transit Asset Management Program Project in Los Angeles
  • Biggs Cardosa Associates, Inc., Warm Springs BART Pedestrian Access Bridge and Entry Plaza Project in Fremont
  • BKF Engineers, Bayfront Expressway Pedestrian and Bicycle Overcrossing Project in Menlo Park
  • HDR, Narlon Bridge Replacement Project in Santa Barbara County
  • HNTB Corporation, Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project in Los Angeles
  • Kimley-Horn, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade Project in San Francisco and Oakland
  • Kleinfelder and McMillen Jacobs, Courthouse Commons Tunnel Project in San Diego
  • KPW Structural Engineers, Inc., dba Salas O'Brien Structural Engineers, Gilead Sciences Wellbeing Center Project in Foster City
  • Moffatt & Nichol, San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project in Encinitas
  • P2S Inc., Port of Long Beach, South Battery Exchange Building Project in Long Beach
  • PACE Advanced Water Engineering, Santa Monica Sustainable Water Infrastructure Project - Advanced Water Treatment Facility Project in Santa Monica
  • Walter P Moore, YouTube Theater Project in Inglewood

Merit Awards recipients include:

  • Ardurra Group, Inc., California Tank and Pump Station Project in City of Redwood City
  • Ardurra Group, Inc., Santa Margarita Conjunctive Use Project Facilities in Fallbrook
  • Degenkolb Engineers, 350 California Street Voluntary Seismic Retrofit Project in San Francisco
  • Degenkolb Engineers, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Neurosciences Building Project in San Francisco
  • Kier & Wright Civil Engineers and Surveyors Inc., Pathline Park Project in Sunnyvale
  • Mead & Hunt, Inc., Riverside Canal Relocation Project in Sacramento
  • Moffatt & Nichol, Ocean Boulevard Coastal Bike Trail Connector Project in Long Beach
  • Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group, O'Neill Beverages - BioFiltro System Project in Reedley
  • Psomas, North 12th Complete Street Project in Sacramento
  • Psomas and HNTB Corporation, City of Los Angeles, Complete Streets Program Project in Los Angeles
  • Rick Engineering Company, 30th Street Pipeline Replacement Project in San Diego
  • RRM Design Group, Las Positas Multi-Use Pathway Project in Santa Barbara
  • Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Tower Theatre Flagship Store Project in Los Angeles

Commendation Awards recipients include:

  • Burns & McDonnell, Moosa Creek Riparian Restoration Project in San Diego
  • CNS Engineers, Inc., Ofelia Bringas Memorial Bridge over Whitewater River Project in City of Cathedral City
  • Kier & Wright Civil Engineers and Surveyors Inc., Kaiser Permanente Berkeley Project in Berkeley
  • Kier & Wright Civil Engineers and Surveyors Inc. and PAE Engineers, Facebook MPK 22 + Park Project in Menlo Park
  • LCC Engineering & Surveying, Inc., Brook Street Park Improvements Project Project in 3550 Brook Street
  • Michael Baker International, Inc., Leucadia 101 Streetscape Project, Phase 1 Project in Encinitas
  • Michael Baker International, Inc., Town of Apple Valley Local Roadway Safety Plan and Town-Wide School Zone Analysis Project in Town of Apple Valley
  • NV5, Inc., Campus Parkway Segments 2 & 3 Project in Merced
  • STV, California High-Speed Rail Burbank to Los Angeles Project Section in Los Angeles County
  • Wood Rodgers, Inc., Town of Paradise - Storm Drainage Master Plan Project in Paradise

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