SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Today the American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC California) announced the 2022 recipients of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards. Projects were recognized for demonstrating an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. Sixteen projects earned the prestigious Honor Award distinction, twenty were recognized with Merit Awards, and ten Commendation Awards were granted.
"These ACEC California engineering firms are being honored for their exceptional degree of innovation, intricacy, accomplishment, and value," said Brad Diede, Executive Director of ACEC California. "Californians deserve a reliable drinking water supply, safe and efficient transportation systems along with safe bicycle and pedestrian routes, structurally sound stadiums and residential buildings, and better infrastructure on all fronts. Our firms are committed to building a better California."
The winner of the Golden State Award, an honor bestowed on the best overall project, will be announced at the Engineering Excellence Awards virtual celebration February 3, 2022. The awards celebration is also a fundraiser for the ACEC California Scholarship Foundation 501(c)3, which provides scholarship awards to graduate and undergraduate students who are recognized for their notable and outstanding academic achievements.
Honor Award winners are eligible to enter the national level Engineering Excellence Awards competition in Washington, DC.
About ACEC California's Engineering Excellence Awards: ACEC California's annual Engineering Excellence Awards competition recognizes outstanding achievements in engineering and land surveying projects completed by California firms. Entries are accepted into one of 12 project categories: studies, research and consulting engineering services; building/technology systems; structural systems; surveying and mapping technology; environmental; waste and storm water; water resources; transportation; special projects; small projects; energy; and industrial and manufacturing processes and facilities.