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2019 Awards for Engineering Excellence Winners

Every year, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) hosts the Awards for Engineering Excellence to celebrate the technical excellence of its member firms. The association gives out Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit to projects in the following categories: Buildings, Municipal & Civil Infrastructure, Transportation & Bridges, Energy & Industry, Natural Resource & Habitat, Soft Engineering, and Projects Under $2.5 Million.

The 2019 Awards for Engineering Excellence was held on April 6, 2019 at the Westin Bayshore Resort. The 2019 theme was “Venetian Carnival.”

Congratulations everyone!

Here is the full list of winners:

Category 1: Buildings

Award of Excellence
3 Civic Plaza

Award of Merit
UNBC Wood Innovation Research Laboratory

Category 2: Municipal and Civil Infrastructure

Award of Excellence
Dual Use Detention Centre/Sports Field

Award of Merit
Shedding Light on Greater Vernon’s Water System – an Innovation in UV Disinfection
WSP Canada Group Ltd.

Category 3: Transportation and Bridges

Award of Excellence
Bridging the Hudson: Main Span Design of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

Award of Merit
Slide. Freeze. Build. The Replacement of the Fort Nelson River Bridge

Category 4: Energy and Industry

Award of Excellence
John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project
SNC-Lavalin and BC Hydro

Award of Merit
Azambi Hydroelectric Project
Knight Piésold

Category 5: Natural Resources and Habitat

Award of Excellence
Blakeburn Lagoons Park
ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.

Category 6: Soft Engineering

Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Engineering Excellence
New Solutions for Safe Drinking Water in Remote Communities
WSP Canada Group Ltd.

Award of Merit
Railway Crossing Information System – RCIS
PBX Engineering Ltd.

Award of Merit
Oil Spill Software for Canadian Waters
Tetra Tech Canada Inc.

Category 7: Projects Under $2.5 Million

Award of Excellence
Cloudraker Skybridge and Raven’s Eye Cliff Walk
Morrison Hershfield Limited

Award of Merit
Britannia Heritage Shipyard Flood Protection Improvements
Dillon Consulting Ltd.

Photo from ACEC BC

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