ACEC New York Presents 2012 Engineering Excellence Awards

Paerdegat Basin CSO Facility Wins Diamond Award

Members of the project team from NYCDEP and Hazen and Sawyer accept the award for the completed Paerdegat Basin CSO facility.

(NEW YORK, March 26, 2012) – More than 500 consulting engineers and clients gathered for the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York’s (ACEC New York) 45th annual Engineering Excellence Awards gala at the Waldorf Astoria on Saturday, March 24. Honors for exceptional projects in public infrastructure and private sector works in 11 areas, including building systems, structural systems, transportation, energy, environmental, waste and storm water, and industrial processes and facilities engineering, were awarded at this premier event.

Twenty-five New York State consulting engineering firms received ACEC New York’s Diamond Award for their work on 26 outstanding projects throughout the world. The judging was based on complexity, future value to the engineering profession, original or innovative application of new or existing technologies, and meeting or exceeding client needs.

Michael Leydecker, chairman of ACEC New York, said, “ACEC New York’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards gala is a vehicle for honoring outstanding projects and the firms these engineers represent. From working on new transportation systems to rebuilding our infrastructure to creating environmentally sustainable buildings, New York’s creative and technically skilled consulting engineers continue to design extraordinary projects that improve the quality of life for millions of people around the globe.”

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