APWA Announces 2017 Public Works Project of the Year Winners


The Project of the Year award program promotes excellence in the management and administration of public works projects, recognizing the alliance among the managing agency, the contractor, the consultant, and their cooperative achievements.



Winners of the 2017 Project of the Year award are:

  • Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair
    • <$5 million: A1A Emergency Repair
    • <$5 million: Kane Drive Washout Emergency Repair
    • >$75 million: Waterbury State Office Complex Project
  • Environment
    • <$5 million: City of Mankato Water Treatment Backwash Reclamation
    • $5 million but less than $25 million: Northside Stormwater Management Project
    • $25 million–$75 million: Elmwood Park Flood Mitigation Project
    • >$75 million: Las Vegas Wash – Phase 1
  • Historical Restoration/Preservation
    • <$5 million: Memorial Fountain Restoration
    • $25 million–$75 million: Historic Franklin Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation
  • Structures
    • <$5 million: Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre
    • $5 million but less than $25 million: Haymarket-Gainesville Library and
      Montclair Library
    • $25 million–$75 million: Marina Park, Newport Beach
    • >$75 million: Government Center Station Reconstruction
  • Transportation
    • <$5 million: CTH KW and CTH S Bridge Replacements
    • $5 million but less than $25 million: Bucklin Hill Bridge and Estuary Enhancement
    • $5 million but less than $25 million: T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge
    • $25 million–$75 million: I-15 Virgin River Bridge No. 6 CMAR
    • >$75 million: Kansas City Downtown Streetcar
  • Small Cities/Rural Communities Projects of the Year:
    • Disaster/Emergency: Pawtuxet River Stabilization Project
    • Environment: From the Ocean to the Bay: Eastham Water System
    • Historical Restoration/Preservation: Healdsburg Avenue Bridge over Russian River
    • Structures: Memorial Park Amphitheatre and Park Improvements
    • Transportation: Concord Downtown Complete Streets Improvements Project
More Information:
Reporter article
Press Release
APWA national awards program
Past Project of  Year recipients
APWA Media contact 800-848-2792