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AECOM Projects Win Eight Engineering Awards Across Four Canadian Provinces

Matt Ball on May 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering
Earning three awards in Manitoba alone, AECOM won a total of eight engineering awards in four Canadian provinces, as technical innovation and professional expertise were celebrated across the country.

The individual awards were given out respectively by the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies — Manitoba (ACEC — MB), Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA), Association of Consulting Engineering Companies — British Columbia (ACEC — BC) and Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO).

James A. Richardson International Airport, Elevated Roadway — Departures Level Bridge, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winner of the ACEC — MB Award of Excellence: Infrastructure/Transportation, this project is part of a larger redevelopment program for Winnipeg’s airport. AECOM provided engineering services for the 506-meter-long (1,660 foot-long) elevated roadway, which improves access to the airport’s new terminal building. The structure, which consists of well spaced columns and a post-tensioned ribbed beam superstructure, connects the airport’s upper departures level bridge and lower arrivals levels.

Interceptor Sewer Network Condition Assessment, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Consisting of more than 119 kilometers (73 miles) of pipe, buried in some places 20 meters (65 feet) underground, Winnipeg’s interceptor sewer network is a complex and critical component of the city’s municipal water infrastructure. AECOM’s use of advanced multi-sensors to overcome the challenge of inspecting the sewer by conventional means helped the project win the ACEC — MB Award of Excellence: Municipal & Water Technology.

Shawnee Park Subdivision Land Use Re-designation and Outline Plan, Calgary, Alberta

As the winner of the CEA Showcase Award of Excellence: Community Development, this project highlights how engineering expertise serves to advance environmental innovation. AECOM worked with Geo-Energy Enterprises on the land use and outline planning and the successful approval of a new bio-diverse and sustainable residential development. Services included environmental, geotechnical, stormwater, landscape architecture, infrastructure and transportation engineering.

  • Rehabilitation of Deacon Reservoir Box Culverts, Winnipeg, Manitoba, ACEC — MB Award of Merit: Municipal & Water Technology
  • Modeling of Potential Tsunami Inundation Limits and Run-Up, Victoria, British Columbia, ACEC — BC Award of Merit: Soft Engineering
  • Highway 63 Pinch Point Secant Pile Wall, Fort McMurray, Alberta, CEA Showcase Award of Merit: Transportation
  • Abilities Centre¸ Whitby, Ontario, CEO Award of Merit: Project Management

AECOM’s David Nagy won the CEA Harold L. Morrison Rising Young Professional Award. As a site engineer for an Alberta Oil Sands project, Nagy led a pond optimization redesign, which reduced capital costs by C$15 million, and a C$5-million wastewater rehabilitation. David later joined AECOM’s program management team for the Runway Development Program at the Calgary International Airport.

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