Awards Recognize Environmental Excellence in Transportation Projects

June 5, 2013

Transportation projects from around the United States were recognized for their contributions to environmental protection and mitigation at the 14th annual Globe Awards. The event, held as part of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) Federal Issues Program, took place in Washington, D.C. on Monday June 3, 2013.

The Globe Awards recognize private sector firms and public sector transportation agencies that protect and enhance the natural environment in their design and construction of transportation projects. They also recognize manufacturers and suppliers that protect and enhance the environment.

An independent panel of industry professionals reviewed all of the nominations and selected the winners in five categories. 

The 2013 winners are:

Bridges (Project <$10 million)
First Place: Rosales + Partners, Freese and Nichols Inc., Schlaich Bergermann and Partner, and Rebcon Inc.
Phyllis J. Tilley Memorial Pedestrian Bridge

Bridges (Project >$10 million)
First Place: FIGG
South Norfolk Jordan Bridge

Major Highway (Project < $100 Million)
First Place: Reeves Construction Company, West Division, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and Lehigh Technologies
Highway 247, Bibb and Houston Counties

Major Highway (Project > $100 Million)
First Place: NorthGate Constructors (Joint Venture of Kiewit and Zachry Construction)
The DFW Connector Project

Second place: LBJ Infrastructure Group and Trinity Infrastructure
The LBJ Express Project

Public Transit
First Place: Regional Transportation District and Denver Transit Construction Group
Regional Transportation District’s West Rail Line