Highway, bridge and tunnel projects from Arizona, New Jersey and Florida were recognized for their contributions to environmental protection and mitigation during the ARTBA Transportation Development Foundation’s 16th annual “Globe Awards” event, held April 14 in the Nation’s Capital as part of the association’s Federal Issues Program.

The “Globe Awards” recognize private-sector firms and public-sector transportation agencies that do an outstanding job in protecting and/or enhancing the natural environment in the planning, design and construction of U.S. transportation infrastructure projects as well as transportation construction-related product manufacturers and material suppliers that utilize exemplary environmental processes to protect and enhance the natural environment.

An independent panel of industry professionals selected the 2015 winners in three categories:

  • Bridge Projects <$10 Million was awarded to Ames Construction, Inc. & Arizona Department of Transportation for the “SR 90 San Pedro River Bridge Replacement Project” and Hunter Contracting Co. and Gunn Communications for the “Greenway Parkway Bridge”;
  • Major Highway Project >$100 Million was awarded to  Dewberry and New Jersey Department of Transportation for the “Route 3 over Passaic River Bridge”; and
  • Tunnels Project >$100 Million was awarded to Nossaman and Florida Department of Transportation for the “Port Miami Tunnel.”

The news release has all the details about the project winners.