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ACEC/MA announces PRIME AE Group as a 2018 winner of Bronze Engineering Excellence Award
The 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards were announced at the recent ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala with emcees Beth J. Larkin, PE, MBTA Assistant General Manager for Capital Delivery and Housamm ("Sam") H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, MassPort Director of Capital Programs & Environmental Affairs.
PRIME AE Group, with offices in Boston, was retained by Rhode Island Department of Transportation to construct the new Shippee Bridge in Burrillville, Rhode Island as replacement for the former deteriorated bridge that could not accommodate present transportation needs. The new bridge was constructed in less than 120 days using Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) methods with minimal impact to traffic and environment. The new bridge, constructed on time and within budget, is an aesthetically pleasing low maintenance structure that can safely accommodate vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic.
"The awards honor this year's most outstanding engineering accomplishments in Massachusetts,"
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) is the business association of the Massachusetts engineering industry, representing over 120 independent engineering companies engaged in the development of transportation, environmental, industrial, and other infrastructure. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boston, MA, ACEC/MA is a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) based in Washington, DC. ACEC is a national federation of 51 state and regional organizations. For more information on ACEC/MA, visit their website at www.acecma.org. ACEC/MA is undertaking an awareness campaign to educate the public on the many contributions engineers make (or the engineering innovations)