The American Society of Civil Engineers Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch have awarded the following awards in the previous years:

 

2016

 

LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR 

Congressman Tony Cardenas 

  

OUTSTANDING AIRPORTS & PORTS PROJECT 

Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Project, Phase I 

Port of Long Beach 

 

OUTSTANDING ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING PROJECT 

DWP La Kretz Innovation Campus 

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

 

OUTSTANDING BIKEWAYS & TRAILS PROJECT 

Herondo Street/Harbor Drive Gateway Improvement Project 

City of Redondo Beach

 

OUTSTANDING BRIDGE PROJECT 

Universal City Pedestrian Bridge 

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA)

 

OUTSTANDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT 

Green Port Gateway Rail Project 

Port of Long Beach

 

OUTSTANDING ENERGY PROJECT 

Sustainable Energy Solutions - Energy Master Plan Project 

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works - Waterworks Districts 

 

OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROJECT 

Santa Anita Sediment Placement Site Habitat Mitigation Project 

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works - Water Resources Division 

 

OUTSTANDING HISTORICAL BRIDGE RENOVATION PROJECT 

North Main St Bridge over Los Angeles River 

City of Los Angeles - Department of Public Works - Bureau of Engineering

 

OUTSTANDING HISTORICAL BUILDING RENOVATION PROJECT 

The Masonic Temple 

Structural Focus 

 

OUTSTANDING INNOVATIVE PROJECT 

City of West Hollywood Automated Garage 

City of West Hollywood

 

OUTSTANDING PARKS & RECREATION PROJECT 

MacArthur Park - 7th and Alvarado St. Entry 

City of Los Angeles - Department of Public Works - Bureau of Engineering

 

OUTSTANDING RAIL PROJECT 

Foothill Gold Line - Pasadena to Azusa 

Hill International, Inc., Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority 

 

OUTSTANDING ROADWAY & HIGHWAY PROJECT 

Wilshire Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit 

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works 

 

OUTSTANDING SMALL PROJECT 

City of Torrance Stormwater Basin and Treatment Wetlands Enhancement 

CWE, City of Torrance 

 

OUTSTANDING STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING PROJECT 

East Fork over North Fork San Gabriel River Bridge Retrofit 

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

OUTSTANDING SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING PROJECT 

LAPD Metropolitan Division Facility 

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering 

 

OUTSTANDING TRANSPORTATION PROJECT 

Exposition Light Rail Transit Phase 2 Design-Build 

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Skanska, and Rados 

 

OUTSTANDING WASTEWATER PROJECT 

COS Rehab Market St to Slauson Ave and COS at 59th & Fourth Ave 

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering 

 

OUTSTANDING WATER PROJECT 

Marshall R. Bowen Pumping Plant Project  (Pumping Plant No. 2 Replacement) 

City of Whittier, Michael Baker International, Inc., Ninyo & Moore,  RRM Design Group 

 

OUTSTANDING WATER TREATMENT PROJECT 

Sun Valley EDA Public Improvements Project and Drywells Implementation 

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering 

 

OUTSTANDING REGIONAL WATER TREATMENT PROJECT 

Rio Hondo / San Gabriel River Water Quality Group Enhanced Watershed Management Program 

CWE, City of Arcadia 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEERING EMPLOYER 

Mott MacDonald 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR 

Paul Choy 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT 

Cindy Sujey Anaya 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN RESEARCH 

Patrick J. Lynett  

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN COMMUNITY SERVICE 

Brian Phan 

 

OUTSTANDING YOUNGER CIVIL ENGINEER 

Linda Luu, PE 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN SERVICE TO ASCE YMF 

Jane Horvath, PE, ENV SP 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN SERVICE TO ASCE BRANCH 

Heren Molina 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN SERVICE TO ASCE REGION 

Jay H Higgins 

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN CIVIL ENGINEERING 

 

Charles S. Dwyer 

 

2015

 

OUTSTANDING ROADWAY & HIGHWAY PROJECT

Glendale Avenue Wastewater Capacity and Street Improvement Project 

City of Glendale Public Works Department

  

OUTSTANDING ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING PROJECT

LAX Central Utility Plant Replacement

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)

Arup North America Ltd

 

OUTSTANDING SMALL PROJECT

Temescal Canyon Stormwater BMP Project - Phase 1

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

AECOM

  

OUTSTANDING SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING PROJECT

Cal Poly Pomona Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant

California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Michael Baker International

 

OUTSTANDING PARKS & RECREATION PROJECT

Mid Valley Inter Generational Multi Purpose Recreation Center 

City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreations and Park

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

City of Los Angeles

 

OUTSTANDING HISTORICAL RENOVATION PROJECT 

Hollyhock House Restoration Project

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

Project Restore of Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles

 

OUTSTANDING BRIDGE PROJECT 

Vanowen Street Bridge Replacement and Widening over Los Angeles River

City of Los Angeles 

T.Y. Lin International

 

 OUTSTANDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT 

City of Avalon Sewer System Rehabilitation and Repair Program

City of Avalon

Michael Baker International

  

OUTSTANDING WATER TREATMENT PROJECT 

Managing Total Trihalomethanes with an Aeration System

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works - Waterworks Districts

 

 OUTSTANDING TRANSPORTATION PLANNING PROJECT

Measuring Mobility in Pasadena - beyond Auto LOS

City of Pasadena

  

OUTSTANDING BIKEWAYS & TRAILS PROJECT 

Los Angeles Riverfront Park - Phase II

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering 

City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks

Mia Lehrer and Associates

  

OUTSTANDING GEOTECHNICAL PROJECT 

White Point Landslide Emergency Repairs

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

Shannon and Wilson, Inc.

City of Los Angeles

  

OUTSTANDING LAND DEVELOPMENT / URBAN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 

Taylor Yard Village

McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc.

New Economics for Women

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

  

OUTSTANDING TRANSPORTATION PROJECT 

Wilshire BRT and Wilshire Middle Lanes - Western Avenue to San Vicente Boulevard

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

General Manager of Department of Transportation 

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

PSOMAS

 

OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT 

Brandon Street and Green Street

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

  

OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROJECT 

Harbor City Greenway/ Machado Lake Phase 1

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

CDM Smith

 

OUTSTANDING STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING PROJECT

San Fernando Road Bikeway Project Phase 2

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering

 

OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENT SERVICES PROJECT

Development Services Electronic Plan Check Submittal and Tracking Systems

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

 

OUTSTANDING ENERGY PROJECT 

Middle Harbor Terminal - Battery Exchange Building

Port of Long Beach

AECOM

  

OUTSTANDING WATER PROJECT 

Stormwater Capture Master Plan

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Geosyntec Consultants

 

OUTSTANDING AIRPORTS & PORTS PROJECT

Middle Harbor Wharf / Backlands Redevelopment, Phase 1, Stage 1 

Arcadis

Port of Long Beach 

Moffat & Nichol

 

OUTSTANDING LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR

Councilmember, Gilbert A. Cedillo, C.D. 1

 

OUTSTANDING YOUNGER CIVIL ENGINEER

Sabrina Rivera

  

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

Kaitlin Hannon, P.E. 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES

Charlie M. Hetland

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

George Huang, P.E. 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Ben Baker, P.E. 

 

2014

 

 OUTSTANDING PUBLIC CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT TRANSPORTATION CATERGORY - UNDER $10 MILLION

La Brea Avenue Streetscape Project

City of West Hollywood

 

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT TRANSPORTATION CATEGORY - OVER $10 MILLION

Berths 144-145 Backland Redevelopment Project

The Port of Los Angeles

 

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT

WATER CATEGORY - OVER $10 MILLION

Spring Street Park

City of Los Angeles

 

OUTSTANDING ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING PROJECT

Los Angeles Zoo Rainforest of the Americas

City of Los Angeles

 

OUTSTANDING SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT

Pilot Scale Demonstration of Biological Denitrification of Groundwater

County of Los Angeles 

 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL ENGINEER IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Cody Briggs, P.E., M.ASCE

 

OUTSTANDING YOUNGER CIVIL ENGINEER

Jane Tran, P.E., M.ASCE

 

OUTSTANDING ENGINEER IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

Michael Howie, P.E., M.ASCE

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Michael Kantor, P.E., M.ASCE

 

 

2013 

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector

Francisco Aragon, P.E.

HNTB

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Adrienne Fredick. P.E.

Port of Los Angeles

 

Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Dr. Rupe Purasinghe

California State University Los Angeles

 

Outstanding Engineer in Legislative Activities

Phillip Davies, P.E.

Hatch Mott MacDonald

 

Outstanding Engineer in Community Service

Mina Azarnia, P.E.

City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering

 

Outstanding Public Civil Engineering Project – Water Under $10M

Weak Base Anion Chromium Removal Demonstration Project

City of Glendale Water and Power

 

Outstanding Public Civil Engineering Project – Water Over $10M

Echo Park Lark Rehabilitation Project

City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering

 

Outstanding Architectural Engineering Project – Under $10M

East Rancho Dominguez Library

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Architectural Engineering Project – Over $10M

University of Southern California John McKay Center

John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

 

Outstanding Sustainability Project – Under $10M

Los Angeles County Waterworks Solar Project

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Sustainability Project – Over $10M

City of Industry Metrolink Solar Project

City of Industry

 

Outstanding Public Civil Engineering Project – Transportation Under $10M

Jefferson Blvd/Hetzler Pedestrian & Bicycle Access Improvement Project

City of Culver City

 

Outstanding Public Civil Engineering Project – Transportation Over $10M

I‐210 Gold Line Bridge

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority

 

Outstanding Private Civil Engineering Project – Transportation Over $10M

Metro Orange Line Extension

AECOM and Iteris 

 

 

2012

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project

1st Street Viaduct and Street Widening

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project Honorable Mention

Paramount Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project

California Department of Transportation

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project Honorable Mention

Paseo Del Mar Emergency Storm Drain Project

Los Angeles County Flood Control District

 

 

Outstanding Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

Texere Plaza

Hoffman Management & Construction Corporation

 

 Outstanding Sustainability Project

Los Angeles Environmental Learning Center

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering

 

Outstanding Sustainability Project

Honorable Mention

Wilmington Waterfront Park

Port of Los Angeles

 

Outstanding Sustainability Project

Honorable Mention

Angeles Forest Highway Reconstruction Project

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Architectural Engineering Project

Los Angeles Zoo Living Amphibians, Invertebrates and Reptiles Project

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering

  

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service

Paul Choy, PE

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

 

 Outstanding Civil Engineer in Government

George Huang, PE

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering

  

Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector

Jinny Huang, P.E.

MWH, Inc.

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Darwin A. Vargas

California Department of Transportation

 

 Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities

Alex Geyer, P.E.

Breen Engineering, Inc.

 

Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Dr. Keith Moo-Young, P.E.

California State University, Los Angeles

 

Lifetime Achievement in Civil Engineering

Robert D. Nichol, P.E.

Moffatt & Nichol

 

 

2011

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project

Valley Boulevard Grade Separation Near Eastern Avenue 

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering

 

Outstanding Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

Sunset Strip Beautification Project 

Harris & Associates

 

Outstanding Sustainability Project

Malibu Legacy Park Project 

City of Malibu

 

Outstanding Architectural Engineering Project

East Valley Multi-Purpose Center

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering 

Rios Clementi Hale Studios

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service

Jane M. Tran 

Hatch Mott MacDonald

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Government

Dr. Youn Sim

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector

Shahnawaz Ahmad 

SA Associates

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Chen-Min (George) Huang

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering

 

Outstanding Practitioner Advisor

Diego Cadena

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Dr. Rupa Purasinghe 

California State University, Los Angeles

 

2010

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project

Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Light Rail Transit Project

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and AECOM 

 

Outstanding Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

Tennis Court Addition

Terra Hydra Consulting, Inc. 

 

Outstanding Sustainability Project

Central Avenue Constituent Service Center/Council District 9 Neighborhood City Hall

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering 

 

Outstanding Architectural Engineering Project

Hollenbeck Area Police Station Replacement Project

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering 

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities

Julia Moye, P.E.

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering 

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service

Terry Dooley, P.E.

ACE Mentor Program 

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Government

Marlon Calderon, P.E.

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation 

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector

Thomas Kim, P.E.

HDR Engineering, Inc. 

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Gary Lam, P.E.

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering 

 

 

2009

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project

Repairs to 48-inch Outfall Sewer Under the LA River

City of Los Angeles (Rafael Solorzano and Celso Perez)

 

Outstanding Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

California State Route 66 Adaptive Traffic Control System

Minagar & Associates, Inc. (Fred Minagar)

 

Outstanding Sustainability Project

Harbor Replacement Station & Jail

City of Los Angeles (May Woo and Vincent Jones)

 

Outstanding Architectural Engineering Project

Andres & Maria Cardenas Recreation Center

City of Los Angeles (Mahmood Karimzadeh and Ada Fernandez-De La Rosa)

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Government

Shahram Kharaghani, City of Los Angeles

 

Lifetime Achievement Civil Engineering

Clark W. Robins, City of Los Angeles

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Richard Louie, City of Los Angeles

 

 

2008

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Government

Joe Billy Hawkins, Jr., P.E.

City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Private Sector

Tony Velasquez

Parsons

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Megan Patterson

Geosyntec Consultants

 

Student Chapter Practitioner Advisor

Thomas Poyer

Moffat & Nichols

 

Technical Excellence

Customer Service Survey System

Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Works

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project

Las Virgenes Creek Restoration Project

City of Calabasas

 

Outstanding Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

South Airfield Improvement Program LAX

HNTB

 

 

2007

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project 

Greater LA County Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP) 

 

Technical Excellence 

Solid Waste Information Management System (SWIMS) 

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer 

 Julia Moye 

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Government 

Hector J. Bordas 

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Private Sector 

Michael Drennan 

 

Outstanding Public/Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

City of Santa Clarita, Intelligent Transportation Management System 

 

 

2006

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project 

Modification of Wells to Improve Water Quality

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Julian A. Garcia

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Private Sector

Ken Susilo

GeoSyntec Consultants

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer In Government

Josh Svensson

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Technical Excellence

Service Locator Website

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Public/Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

Structural Best Management Practices Study

City of Los Angeles

Heal the Bay

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

 

2005

 

Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project

Northeast Interceptor Sewer Project (City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering)

 

Technical Excellence

The Road Closures Website

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Student Chapter Practitioner Advisor

Serge Haddad

Loyola Marymount University

 

Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer

Terence Pao

DMJM Harris

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Government

Diego Cadena

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

 

Outstanding Civil Engineer In Private Sector

James H. Clark

Black & Veatch

 

Outstanding Public/Private Sector Civil Engineering Project

Sun Valley Park Multiuse Project

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

About ASCE MLAB

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 145,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. The Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB) is dedicated to serving its more than 3,000 members locally. MLAB's membership is the largest is the country and its breadth of engineering experience is demonstrated in the many volunteers who give their time and efforts to the betterment of the profession and the society.