2017 Honor Award Winners

AECOM Technical Services, Inc.
Client: Arizona Department of Transportation
Project Name: State Route 77 -- Widening & Wildlife Crossings

The wildlife crossing structures and one-of-a-kind wildlife elements are highly functional allowing wildlife to safely cross under and over SR 77, thus reducing wildlife fatalities and vehicle collisions.

Entellus, Inc.
Client: Desert Botanical Garden
Project Name: Desert Botanical Garden Underground Retention System

A Master-Planned Retention Offset allowed the stormwater volume to be collected & stored at a location separate from exhibits and facilities, plus retention on a parking area decreased stormwater damage.

Entellus, Inc.
Client: City of Mesa
Project Name: Val Vista Transmission Main Phase 3

This project stands as a distinguished example of how a critical, rapid paced construction and design complex infrastructure project can be successful when all parties fully commit to its timely completion.

J2 Engineering and Environmental Design, LLC
Client: City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, Natural Resources Division
Project Name: Desert Hills Trailhead

The design preserves the natural washes and embraces the site topography by terracing the parking areas along the existing land contours nestling them into the site with minimal earth disturbance.

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
Client: Arizona Department of Transportation/Mohave County
Project Name: Oatman Highway at Sacramento Wash Crossing

The design optimized the roadway profile enabling a new bridge and roadway to be constructed utilizing FHWA's Accelerated Bridge Construction method in a record 87 hours, thus minimizing lengthy detours.

Ritoch-Powell & Associates
Client: City of Phoenix
Project Name: Adams Street Activation

The project activated this growing corridor by improving walkability and incorporating sustainable features such as wider sidewalks, LID bioretension basins, lighting, seating areas, and shading amenities.

Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
Client: City of Mesa
Project Name: Porter Park Pathway

The project has been well received by the neighborhood transforming a dark empty alley corridor into a gem that is well lit, maintained, and promotes outdoor recreation and connects schools and parks.

T.Y. Lin International
Client: Arizona Department of Transportation
Project Name: US 60/Bell Road Traffic Interchange

The design and construction approach included ideas providing an optimized best-value solution for traffic operations, reducing congestion, shortening wait times, shaping the community well into the future.

"Thank you" to our Honor Award Winners!