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Transportation Awards

   29th Annual CTF Transportation Awards Program

    May 24, 2018

     Hyatt Regency in Orange County

    Recognizing California Transportation Achievement in 2017

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29th Annual CTF Transportation Award Winners Announced in Advance & Finalists

CTF is proud to announce the 29th 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 24, 2018 Transportation Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Orange County. The CTF Transportation Awards recognize excellence in California transportation in 2017, all modes, public and private sector and from all regions of the state. CTF recognizes project teams including all major partners and contractors. The Transportation Awards Program is made possible by our generous sponsors!

“In line with 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 2017 from among more than 90 outstanding nominations,” said Sunnie House, Vice President at Parsons, and Chair of the California Transportation Foundation. “I am looking forward to celebrating the success of these top candidates at our upcoming Transportation Awards Program which will be held in Southern CA for the first time in CTF history.”

CTF Congratulates the Transportation Award Winners Announced in Advance!

Elected Official of the Year

The Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas

L.A. County Supervisor and L.A. Metro Board of Directors

Project of the Year

BART Warm Springs Extension (WSX)

BART; WSP; Metropolitan Transportation Commission; Alameda County Transportation Commission; Caltrans; City of Fremont; Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority; Warm Springs Constructors; Shimmick/Skanska Joint Venture

Project of Special Recognition

Highway1/Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge

Caltrans D5; Golden State Bridge, Inc.; XKT Engineering; Somerset Engineering

Person of the Year

Norma Ortega

CFO, Caltrans

Organization of the Year

California Transportation Commission


Winner in the Top Three Finalist Catagories Announced May 24!

Aviation Project of the Year Finalists

• Runway 10R-28L Overlay and Reconstruction and Taxiways F2 and S

San Francisco International Airport; Golden Gate Constructors; AECOM Technical Services

• OAK Runway 12-30 Rehabilitation

Port of Oakland; Orion Engineers and Associates; Lean Engineering; DeSilva Gates Construction; Royal Electric Company

• Santa Monica Municipal Airport Runway Shortening

City of Santa Monica; AECOM; AECOM/Shimmick, JV; Aeroplex; Wagner Engineering and Surveying

Freeway/Expressway Project of the Year Finalists

• Cajon Pass Rehabilitation Project

Caltrans D8; Parsons Transportation Group; Coffman Specialties, Inc.

• Contra Costa 680 Express Lanes

Caltrans D4; Metropolitan Transportation Commission; Contra Costa Transportation Authority; DeSilva Gates Construction

• SR-91 Corridor Improvement Project

Riverside County Transportation Commission; Atkinson Walsh Joint Venture; Parsons Transportation Group; Cofiroute USA; Caltrans; City of Corona; FHWA


Pedestrian/Bicycle Project of the Year Finalists

• SR-15 Commuter Bikeway

Caltrans; SANDAG; Coffman Specialties Inc.

• Caltrain Santa Clara Station Pedestrian Underpass Extension

Valley Transportation Authority; Biggs Cardosa Associates; HMH Inc.; Shimmick Construction; SBA Architects; Parikh Consultants; MTH Engineers

• Yerba Buena Island Vista Point

San Francisco County Transportation Authority; Treasure Island Development Authority; WMH Corporation; WSP USA; Golden State Bridge, Inc.

Ports Marine Project of the Year Winner

• Pier G Metro Track Improvement and Project Map

Port of Long Beach; Hill International Inc.; Jacobs Engineering, Inc.; Balfour Beatty

Public Outreach Project of the Year Finalists

• Senate Bill 1 Rebuilding CA Website and Project Map

Caltrans; California State Transportation Agency

• California High-Speed Rail Construction Communications

California High-Speed Rail Authority; WSP; Tutor-Perini/Zachery/Parsons; Dragados-Flatiron Joint Venture; California Rail Builders

• Realign I-5 at San Ysidro Port of Entry

Caltrans D11; GSA Region 9 Office of Strategic Communications; SANDAG; U.S. Consulate Tijuana


Advanced Technology Project of the Year Finalists

• Camera and Weather Information Relays


• Shared Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Program

Contra Costa Transportation Authority; GoMentum Station; Stantec; EasyMile; First Group/First Transit; Bishop Ranch

• Antonio Parkway Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Project and Orange County’s Traffic Management Center

Orange County Transportation Authority; County of Orange; Albert Grover & Associates; Crosstown Electrical & Data Inc.; Pacific Services Inc.; Caltrans; City of Rancho Santa Margarita

Interchange Project of the Year Finalists

• I-80 Dogwood Interchange Reconfiguration Project

Caltrans; City of El Centro; Kleinfelder; Hazard Construction; KTU+A; Imperial County Transportation Commission

• I-10 Pepper Avenue Interchange

San Bernardino County Transportation Authority; City of Colton; Federal Highway Administration; Caltrans D8; County of San Bernardino Public Works; Parsons; MCM Construction, Inc.

Operational Efficiency Program of the Year Finalists

• Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) Program

Caltrans D3; County of Sacramento; City of Sacramento; City of Rancho Cordova; City of Folsom; Sacramento Area Council of Governments

• Paratransit Services Rescue

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority; MV Transportation

• San Diego I-15 Corridor Management Team (CMT)

Caltrans D11; SanDAG; San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)

Transit/Rail Project of the Year Finalists

• Sacramento Valley Station Phase 2

City of Sacramento; Vali Cooper & Associates, Inc.; ZGF Architects

• State College Blvd Railroad Grade Separation Project

City of Fullerton; Kroner Environmental Services, Inc.; Mark Thomas; USS Cal Builders, Inc.; Hill International, Inc.

• Sonoma-Martin Area Rail Transit Construction

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District

 Structure Project of the Year Finalists

• SR 120/James E. Roberts Memorial Bridge

Tuolumne County Community Resources Agency; Caltrans; Golden State Bridge Company; Confab California LLC

• Alleghany Road Over Oregon Creek Bridge Rehabilitation

Yuba County Public Works Department; Quincy Engineering; The Hanna Group; Trent Construction


• South Fork Smith River Road

Federal Highway Administration; Central Federal Lands Highway Division; Flatiron West, Inc.; County of Del Norte; Caltrans; Six Rivers National Forest

Sustainable Transportation/Environmental Enhancement Project of the Year Finalists

• L.A. Metro Business Assistance

L.A. Metro

• First in the Nation All-Electric BRT

San Joaquin Regional Transit District; City of Stockton; Bockmon & Woody Electric Co., Inc.; Siegfried Engineering, Inc.; Proterra, Inc.

• Marin SR1 Repair Guidelines

Caltrans D4; California Coastal Commission; The Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Marin County; CH2M Hill


Local Street Project of the Year Finalists

• Lower Sacramento Road Improvement

San Joaquin County; WSP; HDR; ESA Association; Teichert Construction; Kleinfelder; Circlepoint

• Miller Avenue Streetscape Plan

City of Mill Valley; Transportation Authority of Marin; Parisi Transportation Consulting; 4Leaf, Inc.; LSA Associates, Inc.; Maggiora and Ghilotti, Inc.; RHAA Landscape Architects; Wallace Roberts and Todd: WRT Design; BKF Engineers

• SR-67 Dye/Highland Valley Road Safety

Caltrans D11; County of San Diego; Parsons; Hazard Construction Company; SANDAG


Emergency Response Project of the Year Finalists

• Ortega Highway Emergency Repair Project

Caltrans D12; Chumo Construction

• Sonoma County & Santa Rosa Transit Fire Response

Sonoma County Transit; Santa Rosa CityBus

• Big French Creek Emergency Project

Caltrans; Steve Manning, Inc.; Shasta Trinity National Forest


Conventional State Highway Project of the Year Finalists

• Highway 1 Piedras Blancas Realignment

Caltrans D5; Papich Construction Co., Inc.; Flatiron Construction Corporation

• Holman Highway 68 Roundabout Project

Transportation Authority for Monterey County; City of Monterey; Omni-Means, a GHD Company; Granite Construction; Harris & Associates; PARIKH Consultants, Inc.

• State Route 76 East Project

Caltrans D11; SANDAG; Ames Construction; Dokken Engineering


Other/Unique Project of the Year Winner

• Bridge Yard Seismic and Renovation Project

Bay Area Toll Authority; Caltrans; HNTB Corporation; WSP; American Bridge/Fluor Enterprises, Inc., A Joint Venture; BHM Construction

Other/Unique Program of the Year Winner

• San Bernardino Valley Freeway Interchange Program

Cities of San Bernardino Valley; County of San Bernardino; Caltrans D8; San Bernardino County Transportation Authority; Building Industry Association; Baldy View Chapter