Chattanooga Area Has 4 Projects In The Running For Statewide Awards

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Three Chattanooga-area projects and one Cleveland project are among those being considered in the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards competition, presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC Tennessee). The award is one of the highest honors an engineering firm can receive and is considered the “Academy Awards of the engineering industry.”

Chattanooga area projects competing for 2017 awards are:

·       3rd and 4th Street Improvements Project Masterplan

Completed by WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff for City of Chattanooga/TN Dept. of Transportation

·       Lake Road Distribution Topo – Cleveland

Completed by Power Consulting Associates, LLC for Cleveland Utilities

·       Tennessee Riverwalk

Completed by Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. for Hamilton County Government

·       Wilcox Boulevard Tunnel Modifications

Completed by Volkert, Inc. for City of Chattanooga

Project entries from across the state are up for consideration. The winners of the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards will be announced on the evening of Tuesday, March 7, during the awards gala at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin.  Additional information about the Awards can be found at www.acectn.org. In 2016, The TDOT Fast Fix 8 project, completed by Nashville engineering firm Gresham, Smith and Partners, won the top prize.


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