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Minnesota State Highway 10 – 2013 DOT Project of the Year

2013 DOT Project of the Year Winner:  Minnesota State Highway 210 In June 2012, Duluth, MN, had a record 7 inches of rain in a two-day period that washed out a drainage structure on Minnesota State Highway 210. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) designed a 144-inch by 180 feet of 10 gauge,  Aluminized Type 2, […]

Century Boulevard – 2014 Structural Plate Project of the Year

2014 Structural Plate Project of the Year Winner:  Century Boulevard In July 2013, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation began construction of an extension to Century Boulevard in Germantown, Maryland. As part of the road extension, a bridge was needed to span a tributary of Little Seneca Creek. To facilitate the crossing, the engineering consultant […]

BNSF Intermodal Facility – 2015 Hall of Fame Project of the Year

2015 Hall of Fame Project of the Year Winner: BNSF Intermodal Facility Storm Sewer In 1994, BNSF Railway built an impressive intermodal facility inRoanoke, Texas. The original construction involved approximately 13 rail lines in a large switching yard and included the installation of a storm sewer system running underneath the tracks and heavy intermodal container […]

Sandy Springs Gateway – 2015 Retention/Detention Project of the Year

2015 Retention/Detention Project of the Year Winner:  Sandy Springs Gateway The Sandy Springs, Georgia Gateway project was originally designed with a large 144″ underground detention & multiple proprietary WQ units pre-treating the stormwater before it entered the detention system. During the permitting process, the city changed stormwater review engineers. The new engineer did not give […]

Paseo Del Norte – 2015 DOT Project of the Year

 2015 DOT Project of the Year Winner: Paseo Del Norte In August 2013, the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT – District 3), the City of Albuquerque, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Bernalillo County announced the selection of the design-build team for the Paseo Del Norte / I-25 Interchange Reconstruction project. The goal of the project focused predominately […]

Wissahickon Creek – 2015 Structural Plate Project of the Year

2015 Structural Plate Project of the Year Winner: M-23-13 Over Wissahickon Creek Norfolk Southern (NS) Railway operates an east /west line through suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bridge MV 25.13 is a seven-cell stone arch structure that has been in service for approximately 150 years. Several different rehabilitation efforts have been employed over the life of the […]

Coalfields Expressway – 2013 Structural Plate Project of the Year

2013 Structural Plate Project of the Year Winner: Coalfields Expressway As part of the West Virginia $23.4 million, 2.02-mile, Coalfields Expressway phased construction, corridor improvements to mitigate no-passing zones and to alleviate steep grades required filling a ravine. Providing ample drainage along the bottom of that ravine called for sizable pipe buried as much as165 […]

I-94 Mitchell Interchange Reline – 2013 Rehabilitation Project of the Year

2013 Rehabilitation Project of the Year Winner: I-94 Mitchell Interchange Reline Only a year after installing a triple, 60-inch-diameter reinforced concrete equalizer pipe under 30 feet of cover at Mitchell Interchange on I-94 in Milwaukee, WI, the pipe needed to be relined due to structural cracks. A 54″ corrugated steel pipe from Contech Engineered Solutions […]

Texas General – 2014 DOT Project of the Year

2014 DOT Project of the Year Winner: Texas General As a part of an ongoing effort to replace aging and inadequate storm drainage systems, the City of Pharr and the Texas General Land Office needed to upgrade a smaller, reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) drainage system that included a main trunk line of large box culverts […]