ICYMI: FDOT Projects Receive Recognition from American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Transportation received Outstanding Project Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida (ACEC-FL) for seven projects throughout the state. Each year, the ACEC-FL, an affiliate of the Florida Engineering Society’s (FES) Professional Engineers in Private Practice (PEPP), recognizes outstanding achievements by its member firms in accomplishing Florida transportation projects.
“The Florida Department of Transportation is proud to be the recipient of these prestigious awards,” said Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, P.E. “This recognition highlights FDOT’s continued commitment to building a safe and well-planned transportation system to fit the lives of Florida’s residents and visitors both now and in the future.”
The FDOT projects chosen as the winning projects for the ACEC-FL Outstanding Project Awards are:
• Outstanding Major Project: I-75 Design Build from South of SR 50 to Hernando/Sumter County Line
• Outstanding Design Build: SR 9B Phase III in St. Johns County
• Outstanding Roadway Project: SR 61 (Wakulla Springs Road) & CR 2204 (Oak Ridge Road) Roundabout Project in Leon County
• Outstanding Bridge Project: I-95 Overland Bridge Replacement in Duval County
• Outstanding PD&E/Planning Project: I-95 at Broward Blvd. Interchange PD&E in Broward County
• Outstanding Environmental Project: Everglades Restoration SR 90/US 41 (Tamiami Trail) Bridging in Miami-Dade County
• Outstanding Special Project: I-95/Viera Boulevard Diverging Diamond Interchange in Brevard County
Each year, FDOT’s Central Office, Districts and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise submit projects for consideration. Awards will be distributed at the Florida Engineering Society’s annual conference in August.