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Despite some steep competition, DOT&PF’s Egan Drive Improvements (10th to Main Street) snagged the Outstanding Project of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Alaska Section – Juneau Branch.

The Outstanding Project of the Year was announced at the ASCE Juneau Branch virtual luncheon on Feb. 24.

DOT&PF Southcoast Region Project Manager Catherine Wilkins, AIA, accepted the award on behalf of the Department. The two-season project repaved the roadway, improved pedestrian and bicycle facilities, and repaired the Merchant’s Wharf retaining wall, all while maintaining access throughout the busy downtown corridor.

Working on behalf of DOT&PF Southcoast Region, proHNS provided a full Construction Administration and Inspection team to perform project management, project engineering, grade inspection, materials testing, and a slew of other services. Secon was the prime Contractor.

proHNS Principal Engineer Garret Gladsjo, PE, who served as the Consultant Project/Contract Manager, gave a brief PowerPoint presentation during the Feb. 24 award luncheon. In it, he detailed the project’s successes, innovations, and challenges.

Read the project nomination, browse the proHNS PowerPoint presentation, or watch this video to learn more about the Egan Drive Improvements (10th to Main Street) project.

Honorable mentions for Outstanding Project of the Year included the Juneau Downtown Waterfront Improvements, Ketchikan Waterfall Creek Bridges Replacement, and Tenakee Springs Ferry Terminal Improvements.  City and Borough of Juneau Chief CIP Engineer John Bohan, PE, received the Engineer of the Year award.