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HNTB Celebrates Projects Recognized at ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Gala

KANSAS CITY, MO — HNTB Corporation recently joined clients and partners in celebrating project collaborations, coast to coast, that earned recognition at the American Council of Engineering Companies’ annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. The winning projects reflect outstanding engineering achievement and are delivering mobility benefits that strengthen the communities they serve. From among dozens of winners, HNTB was involved with 10 recognized projects, including the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program in Seattle, which won the 2019 Grand Conceptor Award for the year’s best overall engineering accomplishment. Serving as lead designer and engineer of record for the complex project, HNTB was responsible for design of the two-mile-long bored mega-tunnel. The firm designed the permanent structures and facilities, including the tunnel liner, the interior stacked roadway structure, approach cut-and-cover tunnels, approach roadways and operations buildings located at each portal. The other winning projects that included HNTB involvement are:
  • Milwaukee Zoo Interchange, Wisconsin – Grand Award
  • Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, New York – Grand Award
  • Riverside Drive and Gathering Place, Oklahoma – Honor Award
  • American Center for Mobility, Michigan – Honor Award
  • Jeremiah Morrow Bridge, Ohio – National Recognition Award
  • Iowa City Gateway - Park Road Bridge & Dubuque Street, Iowa – National Recognition Award
  • CTA Wilson Transfer Station, Illinois – National Recognition Award
  • Kansas Turnpike Open Road Tolling Conversion, Kansas – National Recognition Award
  • Open Road Tolling Implementation Five Bridges, New York – National Recognition Award
  • “HNTB is extremely proud to have played a role in each of these award-winning projects. Our firm works collaboratively every day with our clients and partners to deliver infrastructure solutions that solve challenging and complex problems,” said John Barton, PE, Senior Vice President for HNTB and National DOT Market Sector Leader. “For all of us at the firm, and especially the teams and clients responsible for delivering these impressive projects, ACEC’s industry-wide recognition is high praise and a meaningful honor.”
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