This month, the American Council of Engineering Companies of California (ACEC California) announced the 2019 recipients of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards. Projects were recognized for demonstrating an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement and value.
HNTB Corporation in Oakland, CA, earned a Merit Award its work on the Fairfield-Vacaville Train Station in Fairfield, CA. Located between the cities of Fairfield and Vacaville near Travis Air Force Base, the station provides more than 200,000 residents convenient access to the Capitol Corridor passenger rail service and the entire Megaregion. The project is a key component of connectivity and congestion relief, addresses local safety and congestion issues, and is a significant element in a regional strategy to relieve I-80 congestion.
In all, fourteen projects earned the prestigious Honor Award distinction, fifteen were recognized with Merit Awards, and eight Commendation Awards were granted.
Photographs of award-winning projects can be found here.