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ACEC/ MA announces Howard Stein Hudson as a 2018 winner of Silver Engineering Excellence Award
The company received the award for their transportation improvements within the center of Quincy, Massachusetts
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.
Howard Stein Hudson, with offices in Boston and Chelmsford, was retained by the City of Quincy to develop a plan to repurpose 500 feet of an urban arterial roadway to parkland. The firm collaborated with the City and MassDOT to deliver a sophisticated Complete Streets project; the plan showed that closing a section of Hancock Street, coupled with circulation changes, would enable the vision for a new civic space that reconnects the Church of the Presidents with Quincy City Hall and the Quincy Center MBTA Station. The $6.6 million project was completed in the summer of 2017.
"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)