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Transportation Awards

   30th Annual CTF Transportation Awards Program

   May 28, 2019 at the Sacramento Sheraton Grand Hotel

    Recognizing California Transportation Achievement in 2018


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30th Annual Transportation Awards Winners and Finalists Announced

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Take a look at this year’s 30th Annual CTF Transportation Award Winners and Finalists

The California Transportation Foundation is proud to announce the 30th Annual CTF Transportation Award winners in several categories as well as the top three finalists in most categories. The winners of those categories will be announced and all trophies presented at the May 28, 2019 Transportation Awards Program. The CTF Transportation Awards recognize excellence in California transportation in 2018, all modes, public and private sector and from all regions of the state. CTF recognizes project teams including all major partners and contractors. If you see that we have left off a major team member please let us know. The Transportation Awards Program is made possible by our generous sponsors.

“Furthering CTF’s mission to recognize the best in the California transportation industry, the CTF Transportation Awards Jury has selected the top projects, people, and organizations of 2018 from among more than 60 outstanding nominations, ” said Sunnie House, Chair of CTF. “I am looking forward to celebrating the success of these top candidates at our upcoming Transportation Awards program.”

CTF Congratulates the Transportation Award Winners Announced in Advance!

Elected Official of the Year

Governor Jerry Brown

Project of the Year

San Gabriel Trench Grade Separation

San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments; City of San Gabriel; Moffatt & Nichol; Jacobs; SWCA Environmental Consultants; Walsh Construction; Union Pacific Railroad

Special Award – Emergency Response

Emergency Response

Caltrans Division of Maintenance; Caltrans District 2; Caltrans District 3; Caltrans District 4; Caltrans District 5; Caltrans District 7

Person of the Year

Steve Heminger

Executive Director, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Organization of the Year

No on Proposition 6 Campaign


Winner in the Top Three Finalist Categories Announced May 28!

Freeway/Expressway Project of the Year Finalists

• I-710 Long-Life Pavement Reconstruction & Widen Bridge

Caltrans District 7; Shimmick/Myers and Sons Joint Venture

• Richmond San Rafael Bridge Eastbound Third Lane Pilot Project

Caltrans District 4; O.C. Jones and Sons, Inc.

• SR-99 CMGC Freeway Realignment

California High-Speed Rail Authority; Caltrans District 6; Fresno County Economic Development Corporation; Granite Construction; City of Fresno

Pedestrian/Bicycle Project of the Year Finalists

• Figueroa Corridor Streetscape

Los Angeles Department of Transportation; KPFF; All American Asphalt; Troller Mayer Associates; Deborah Murphy Urban Planning & Design

• Daisy-Myrtle 10-Mile Bicycle Boulevard

City of Long Beach; KOA Corporation; AndersonPenna; Sully-Miller Contracting Co.; Cornerstone Studios; Salestrom Design; Joseph C. Truxaw and Associates, Inc.

• Mather Rails to Trails (Heritage Trail)

City of Rancho Cordova; Wood Rodgers, Inc.; Pacific Infrastructure Construction


Local Street Project of the Year Finalists

• Hazel Avenue Phase II

County of Sacramento; Vali Cooper & Associates, Inc. a TRC Company; Fair Oaks Water District; Bay Area Cities Paving & Grading

• Acampo Drainage Innovation

San Joaquin County Public Works; Mark Thomas; KSN Inc.; Tom Mayo Construction; T & S West; Judith Buethe Communications

• Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement

City of Roseville; Bennett Engineering Services; Vanguard Construction Services; Twining; Cemex

Interchange Project of the Year Finalists

• Stillwater Interchange

Caltrans District 2; Shasta Regional Transportation Agency; Tullis, Inc.; RNR Construction

• I-10/Jefferson Street Interchange

County of Riverside Trans. Dept.; City of Indio; Michael Baker International; T.Y. Lin International

• I-5 Genesee Ave. Interchange Reconstruction

Caltrans District 11; City of San Diego; Kimley-Horn and Associates; Flatiron Construction

Safety Project of the Year

• I-5 Traffic Handling Systems

Caltrans District 3; Teichert Construction; Capitol Barricade


Transit/Rail Project of the Year Finalists

• SR-15 Mid-City Centerline Transit Stations

San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG); San Diego Metropolitan Transit System; Caltrans District 11; Granite Construction Company; IBI Group; KTUA; Jacobs

• eBART to Antioch: East Costa Extension

Bay Area Rapid Transit District; PGH Wong Engineering, Inc.; MNS Engineers, Inc.; Ghirardelli Associates; Stacy and Witbeck; AECOM

• CommuterLink Express Route 200

Riverside Transit Agency; Riverside County Transportation Agency

Public Outreach Program of the Year Finalists

• Flooding US 101 in Montecito Emergency Outreach

Caltrans District 5

• Carr Fire Emergency Outreach

Caltrans District 2

• Rio Vista Bridge Emergency Outreach

Caltrans District 3; Caltrans District 4

Conventional State Highway Project of the Year Finalists

• I-780 Laurel Street Bridge

Caltrans; RNR Construction, Inc.

• SR-76 Valley Center Road Roundabout

Caltrans; LB Civil; Kleinfelder

• SR-138 (East) Realignment

Caltrans District 8; Hill International, Inc.; Skanska


Sustainable/Environmental Enhancement Program of the Year Finalists

• Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Powered Highway Sweeper

Caltrans Division of Equipment; US Hybrid; Global Environmental Products

• SFOBB Warehouse-Zero Net Energy

Caltrans District 4 Construction; Caltrans District 4 Project Management; Caltrans Office of Transportation Architecture; Caltrans Office of Electrical, Mechanical, Water and Wastewater

• Caltrans District 11 Electric Vehicle Chargers

Caltrans District 11; Department of General Services

Structure Project of the Year Finalists

• State College Boulevard Grade Separation

City of Fullerton; OCTA; Mark Thomas; Wilson & Company; Hill International; USS Cal Builders; Earth Mechanics; Kennedy/Jenks; Lin Consulting

• I-5 South Rosecrans

Caltrans District; Flatiron West Inc.; City of Norwalk; City of Santa Fe Springs; LAC Metro; FHWA

• 11th Street East Tracy Overhead Bridge Replacement

City of Tracy; Teichert/MCM Joint Venture; The Hanna Group; Drake Haglan & Associates