2021-2022 ACEC/MW Engineering Excellence Awards Winners

Congratulations to our winners!  Our 2021-2022 judging panel selected the top projects.  The top 14 projects are eligible to compete in the ACEC National Compeition, and the firms were recognized with Honor Awards at our Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on December 8, 2021.  The top 3 projects received Grand Awards, with the very top project receiving the Grand Pinnacle Award.


Grand Pinnacle Award Winner

Firm: Parsons Transportation Group, Inc. with VDOT
Project: Route 7 and Battlefield Parkway Interchange

Grand Award Winners

In Design
Firm: AECOM with National Park Service and Federal Highway Administration Eastern Federal Lands Division
Project: Rehabilitation of the Arlington Memorial Bridge 

In Non-Design
Firm: Straughan Environmental, Inc. with District Department of Energy & Environment
Project: Uncovering the History of DC's Buried Streams

Honor Award Winners

Firm: CMTA with Arlington County, VMDO Architects, and Bowman Engineers
Project: Lubber Run Community Center 

Firm: Straughan Environmental, Inc. with District Department of Energy & Environment
Project: Branch Avenue Park Design-Build Stream Restoration 

Firm: A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. with DDOT
Project: Minnesota Avenue Revitalization, Phase 2 

Firm: Volkert, Inc. with the Town of Hillsboro and Archer Western Construction
Project: Route 9 Pedestrian Safety & Traffic Calming 

Firm: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. with Arlington County
Project: Columbia Pike Multimodal Street Improvements

Firm: Mead & Hunt and JMT with DDOT
Project: Crosstown Cycle Track ​

Firm: Stantec with City of Baltimore Department of Transportation
Project: Edmondson Avenue Bridge Replacement 

Firm: EBA Engineering, Inc. with City of Baltimore
Project: Emergency Repair of PCCP Water Main under I-83 Bridge 

Firm: Volkert, Inc. with VDOT Culpeper District and Kokosing Industrial
Project: Restoration of the Historic Waterloo Bridge 

Firm: Whitman, Requardt & Assoc. (WRA) with City of Cumberland
Project: Combined Sewer Overflow Storage Facility

Firm: M.C. Dean with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
Project: Metro Platform LED Lighting Replacement 


Merit Award Recipients

Firm: Stantec with Prince George’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation
Project: Sunnyside Avenue Bridge Replacement 

Firm: EBA Engineering, Inc. with DDOT
Project: Metropolitan Branch Trail 

Firm: Delon Hampton & Associates with Ed Scott & Ronald Lipscomb
Project: Marriott Residence Inn Baltimore 

Firm: JMT with Montgomery County DOT
Project: Aspen Hill Neighborhood Greenway ​

Firm: SETTY & Associates with Cube Root Corporation and the District of Columbia Department of General Services 
Project: District of Columbia Public Schools Epidemic Preparedness (COVID) HVAC Upgrades

Firm: RK&K with DDOT
Project: Rock Creek East One Livability Study

Firm: Sheladia & Associates with Montgomery County Department of Public Works and Transportation, Division of Facilities & Services
Project: Long Branch Library Refreshment Project 

Firm: JMT with DDOT
Project: Black Lives Matter Plaza 

Firm: Straughan Environmental, Inc. with Prince George’s County Department of the Environment
Project: Cedar Haven Living Shorelines 

Firm: Stantec with Montgomery County DOT
Project: Frederick Road Bike Path 

Firm: WSP with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
Project: WMATA Metrorail Reorganization at the Rail Operations Control Center 

Firm: Precision Systems, Inc. with DDOT
Project: Citywide Bus-Bicycle Priority Initiative 

Firm: Whitman, Requardt & Associates with Howard County Recreation and Parks
Project: Blandair Regional Park – Destination Playground and Quiet Games (Phase 3) ​

Firm: WSP USA, Inc. with DDOT
Project: Chestnut Street Sidewalk Improvements ​

Firm: Whitman, Requardt & Associates with Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration
Project: MD 32 from MD 108 to Linden Church Road Design-Build 

Firm: EXP U.S. Services, Inc. with DDOT and Fort Meyer Construction 
Project: Parkside Pedestrian Bridge