The Maryland Quality Initiative, the American Council of Engineering Companies / Maryland, and the Engineers Club of Baltimore recently honored KCI projects with industry awards. The Piscataway Hills Landslide Stabilization and the Prince George’s County Emergency Command Center were both recognized for engineering excellence.
Held on January 26 at the Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, MdQI presented Awards of Excellence to public-sector transportation projects. The Piscataway Hills project was honored with an award of excellence in the projects over $5 million category. Ken Briggs, PE, Dion Ho, PE and Alice Gustafson, EIT, LEED AP, ENV SP joined Dwight Joseph and Unmesh Patel of Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation and Scott Sczympruch from Corman Construction in accepting the award.
On February 16 at the Engineers Club in Baltimore, Maryland, ACEC/MD presented Engineering Excellence Awards to projects that demonstrated a high degree of innovation, achievement and value to the profession. One of nine finalists in the competition, the Piscataway Hills project was honored with the 2017 Grand Award. Kofi Acheampong, PE, ENV SP joined Ho, Joseph and Patel in accepting the award.
The organization also recognized the Prince George’s County Emergency Command Center with an honor award for innovative excellence in engineering design in the building/technology system category. KCI CEO and Chairman Terry Neimeyer, PE, BCEE, ENV SP, accepted the award at the banquet.
In April, the Piscataway project was also honored as the Engineers Club of Baltimore Project of the Year. The landslide stabilization was selected from a shortlist of projects that had received awards from regional technical societies, including the American Society of Civil Engineers. KCI’s Ken Briggs, PE, and Charbel Khoury, PhD, PE, accepted the award for the firm.