Honored for Work: Civil Engineers in Town
The San Diego section of the American Society of Civil Engineers recently gave out awards for local projects representing excellence in engineering.
The ASCE named Art McDaniel an honorary member for life for his career as a civil engineer with the Bureau of Public Roads, Caltrans Bridge Department, and several private San Diego companies. McDaniel started McDaniel Engineering in 1972, which is now T.Y. Lin International McDaniel.
The Outstanding Civil Engineering Project Award for the state went to the San Diego Unified Port District, Kimley Horn and Parsons Corp. for the Lindbergh Field runway 9-27 project.
Outstanding Engineering Achievement awards went to:
– Caltrans and T.Y. Lin International McDaniel for the series of 11 bridges over the extension of Interstate 15 through City Heights.
– The city of San Diego and Boyle Engineering for the extension of Nobel Drive and other Interstate 805 improvements in the Golden Triangle/University Towne Centre area.
– Nolte Associates for sustainable development practices in the 4S Ranch neighborhood.
– The Helix Water District and Montgomery Watson Harza for the upgrade, expansion and ozonation project at the RM Levy Water Treatment Plant.
Awards of Excellence were given to:
– The Vista Village Creek Walk by RBF Consulting and the city of Vista’s Community Development Commission.
– North Island Naval Air Station and Moffat & Nichol Engineers for Berthing Wharf, Phase 2.
– San Diego’s Engineering and Capital Projects Department, the San Diego Unified Port District and HNTB/Tucker-Sadler for the expansion of the San Diego Convention Center.
– San Diego’s Metropolitan Wastewater Department and Parsons Corp. for the South Bay Water Reclamation project.
– City of San Diego staff for the realignment of Fay Avenue.