Florida Department of Transportion
June 18, 2021
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.
“Despite the past year’s challenges, FDOT has continued to deliver significant roadway options and solutions to Florida motorists and taxpayers through collaborative innovations. When we leverage partnerships and expand options for Floridians, we improve the quality of life for the community, said Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, P.E. “I applaud our teams for these distinctive awards as they are a direct reflection of FDOT’s commitment to providing safe and reliable infrastructure for Floridians for years to come.” The FDOT projects chosen as the winning projects for the ACEC-FL Outstanding Project Awards are:
Outstanding Major Project: I-95 Interchange at Ellis Road/ St. Johns Heritage Parkway
Outstanding Design Build: Crosstown Parkway Extension
Outstanding Roadway Project: SR 542 from 1st Street to Buckeye Loop Road
Outstanding Bridge Project: Howell Drive/ Ribault River Bridge No. 724147
Outstanding PD&E/Planning Project: Tampa Interstate Study Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Outstanding Environmental Project: SR A1A at Fort George Inlet Park
Outstanding Special Project: Lake-Wekiva Trail AMG Project
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.