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DPWES Wins Several Project of the Year and Honorable Mentions in Regional APWA Awards

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~Three honorable mentions in new category~

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – The Mid-Atlantic Chapter Regional Awards for the American Public Works Association brought big wins for the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services. Between Project of the Year awards and Honorable Mentions there was a combined total of 10 recognitions, including three in the organizations new Community Engagement category.

Project of the Year Award:

Sugar Maple Emergency Gravity Sewer

Category: Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair Less than $5 Million

Project: Sugar Maple Emergency Gravity Sewer Repair

Business Area: Capital Facilities | Wastewater Design and Construction Division

Business Area: Wastewater Management| Wastewater Collection Division, Wastewater Planning and Monitoring Division


Little Hunting Creek Gravity Sewer

Category: Environment $5 - $25 Million

Project: Little Hunting Creek Gravity Sewer

Business Area: Capital Facilities | Wastewater Design and Construction Division

Business Area: Wastewater Management | Wastewater Collection Division, Wastewater Planning and Monitoring Division


Noman M Cole

Category: Environment More than $75 Million

Project: Noman M. Cole Pollution Control Plant MCC-DC Replacement Project

Business Area: Capital Facilities | Wastewater Design and Construction Division

Business Area: Wastewater Management | Wastewater Treatment Division, Wastewater Planning and Monitoring Division


Reston Fire Station

Category: Structures $5 - $25 Million

Project: Reston Fire Station #25 Replacement

Business Area: Capital Facilities | Building Design and Construction Division


Honorable Mention Distinction:

Where it rains, it floods

New Category: Community Engagement

Project: Where it Rains, It Floods

Business Area: Directors Office | Communications and Media Group


Old Mill Gravity Sewer

New Category: Community Engagement

Project: Old Mill Road Gravity Line Upgrades

Business Area: Capital Facilities | Wastewater Design and Construction Division

Business Area: Wastewater Management | Wastewater Collection Division, Wastewater Planning and Monitoring Division


Styrene Monitoring

Category: Environment Less than $5 Million

Project: Styrene Monitoring

Business Area: Wastewater Management | Wastewater Collection Division


Revitalize, Restore, Replant

New Category: Community Engagement

Project: Revitalize, Restore, Replant!

Business Area: Stormwater Management | Watershed Education and Outreach


Historic Jail Roof

Category: Structures Less than $5 Million

Project: Fairfax County Historic Jail Roof Replacement

Business Area: Capital Facilities | Building Design and Construction Division


Leigh Meadow and Towlston

Category: Environment Less than $5 Million

Project: Leigh Meadow and Towlston Basin SWM Retrofit

Business Area: Capital Facilities | Utilities Design and Construction Division

 

The winners and distinctions represent the best group achievements in the Public Works profession throughout the Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Several of the above listed projects have been forwarded by the chapter for APWA national consideration.

The regional chapter awards will be presented on May 3 in Hampton at the Chapter Conference.

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