ACEC/MA announce AECOM as a 2018 winner of Silver Engineering Excellence Award

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NORWELL, Mass. - June 29, 2018 - PRLog -- The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named AECOM as a winner of a 2018 Silver Engineering Excellence Awards for work on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) conversion to an All-Electronic Tolling System on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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.

AECOM, with offices in Boston and throughout Massachusetts, was retained by MassDOT to act as a technical lead when the 138-mile Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90), which runs from the New York State border to Boston, was being converted from a ticket and barrier toll system into an All Electronic Tolling (AET) system.  The conversion to AET was achieved on the Go-Live date of October 28, 2016, followed by the simultaneous demolition of 22 legacy toll plazas.

"The awards honor this year's most outstanding engineering accomplishments in Massachusetts," said ACEC/MA President Michael J. Scipione, PE President and CEO of Weston & Sampson Engineering, Inc. "They are excellent examples of how engineers create projects that improve or lives and communities. Professional engineers are dedicated to providing quality infrastructure, providing safe and reliable water and energy, and making our buildings safe and energy efficient. We congratulate our winners on their exceptional achievements."

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 ACEC/MA is undertaking an awareness campaign to educate the public on the many contributions engineers make (or the engineering innovations) in everyday life through their hash tag #EngineeringGoFigure. To Follow us on Twitter:  @ACECMA

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