Engineering Excellence Awards

2019 Grand Conceptor Award
Linking Lookout – US 6th and 19th St. Interchange (Muller Engineering Company)

2019 Excellence Award
Meadowlark PK-8 (BranchPattern)
State Highway 9 Iron Springs (Felsburg Holt & Ullevig)
I-70 Mountain Corridor Express Lane (HDR)
US 34 Big Thompson Canyon Permanent Repair (Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.)
1144 Fifteenth (Martin/Martin, Inc.)
Canvas Stadium at Colorado State University (Martin/Martin, Inc.)
Westminster Station Park (Muller Engineering Company)
WWTP Headworks & Clarifier Project (Providence Infrastructure Consultants, Inc.)
I-25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build: Gateway Project (Wilson & Company)

 2019 Honor Award
Spurgeon WTP Chlorine Conversion (Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co.)
WISE Local Infrastructure Project (Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co.)
I-25/Arapahoe Road Interchange Reconstruction (David Evans and Associates, Inc.)
Combined Interceptor Sewer (Farnsworth Group, Inc.)
Conduit No. 18 Replacement (HDR)
Grand Avenue Bridge (Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.)
Kirkland Museum (MKK Consulting Engineers)
60-inch Bellvue Water Transmission Pipeline (Providence Infrastructure Consultants, Inc.)
State Hwy 340- Redlands Parkway Roundabout Construction & Phasing (Ulteig Engineers, Inc.)

 2019 Merit Award
CO 62 and Downtown Ridgway Enhancements (David Evans and Associates, Inc.)
Commerce City 112th & Second Creek (Felsburg Holt & Ullevig)
Louisville Drainageway A-2 (Olsson formerly Olsson Associates)
Altamont Expansion Project (Summit Engineering Services, Inc.)
Hacksaw Oil Terminal (Summit Engineering Services, Inc.)
Denver International Airport Concourse A Water Service (WSP USA, Inc.)

 2019 Outstanding Graphics Award
Westminster Station Park Click here to view project board
(Muller Engineering Company)

Grand Conceptor and Excellence Award Recipients are eligible to go on to National EEAs.

  • Watch 2019 EEA winners’ project videos
  • Download commemorative card listing 2019 winners
  • View 2019 EEA photos
  • 2019 EEA news release (will be posted week of Nov. 19)

ACEC National Resources
Call for Entries Brochure
EEA Submission Changes
Sample PowerPoint Presentation
ACEC Logo (PDF version | JPEG version)
EEA 50th Anniversary Logo
EEA Checklist

Important Dates

  • Jan. 4            Deadline to Submit to ACEC National Competition (if referred from ACEC Colorado competition)
  • Jan. 16          Firm Representative Available by Phone for ACEC National Interview
  • Feb. 6-10      ACEC National Judging
  • May 7            ACEC National EEA Dinner and Gala Awards Program (Washington, D.C.)

Marketing-Communication ROI
Just for entering the ACEC Colorado EEA competition, your firm receives:

  • Recognition for the project and your firm as award recipients
  • Awards for you and your client
  • Professionally produced, web-ready video about the project
  • Guaranteed media coverage in trade publications
  • Coverage in ACEC Colorado publications and social media
  • Other benefits (click here to read one firm’s perspective on return from winning the ACEC Colorado 2016 Grand Conceptor Award)

The ACEC Colorado Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) program annually recognizes consulting engineering firms for projects that demonstrate an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement and value.  For 50 years, Colorado firms have entered their most innovative projects and studies into this competition. The ACEC Colorado EEA program generally follows entry guidelines established for the ACEC National EEA program.