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

Take a look at the 28th Annual CTF Transportation Awards recognized excellence in California transportation in 2016, all modes, public and private sector and from all regions of the state. CTF recognized project teams including all major partners and contractors. The Transportation Awards Program is made possible by our generous sponsors.

The Transportation Awards jury, made up of public and private sector transportation professionals from around the state, enjoyed reviewing the 90 outstanding nominations this year,” said Sasha Dansky, Principal at Mark Thomas, and Chair of the California Transportation Foundation. “Our selections represent 2016’s best projects, programs and people – their contributions improved California transportation.”

CTF Congratulates the Transportation Award Winners!

Elected Officials of the Year

This award recognizes the tremendous accomplishment of passing the transportation funding bill in early 2017. It is an exception to the rule that the Awards recognize achievement in the previous year.

The Honorable Jerry Brown

Governor, California

The Honorable Jim Beall

Chair, California State Senate Transportation and Housing Committee

The Honorable Jim Frazier

Chair, California State Assembly Transportation Committee

Overall Project of the Year

Exposition Line Light Rail

Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority; WSP; Skanska-Rados Joint Venture

Person of the Year

Mike Kraman

CEO, Transportation Corridor Agencies

Organization of the Year

Transportation Corridor Agencies


Aviation Project of the Year

LAX Second Level Road Repair

Los Angeles World Airports, Planning & Development Group; Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety; Atkins; Myers-Banicki, Joint Venture; AECOM; LAX Airport Operations

Freeway/Expressway Project of the Year

• I-5 Widen at Carmenita Road

Caltrans D7; Flatiron Construction Corp.


Pedestrian/Bicycle Project of the Year

• Napa Vine Trail – Oak Knoll Segment

Napa Valley Transportation Authority; City of Napa; County of Napa; Town of Yountville; Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition; G.D. Nielson; Ghilotti Bros, Inc.

Public Outreach Project of the Year

• Measure L Education Campaign

Stanislaus Council of Governments; Regional Government Services


Interchange Project of the Year

• I-80/Yerba Buena Island Westbound Ramps

San Francisco County Transportation Authority; Caltrans D4; AECOM; Moffatt & Nichol; WSP; Pendergast Consulting Group; Treasure Island Development Authority

Operational Efficiency Program or Project of the Year

• I-80 SMART Corridor

Alameda CTC; Caltrans D4; Contra Costa Transportation Authority; Parsons Transportation Group

Transit/Rail Project of the Year

• 91 Perris Valley Line

RCTC; Metrolink; HDR; FTA; STV; Ames Construction; Simon Wong/Kleinfelder

 Structure Project of the Year

• Raise 80

Caltrans D3; RGW Construction Inc., Sagent Marketing

Sustainable Transportation/Environmental Enhancement Project of the Year

• Student Travel Pass

Alameda CTC; AC Transit; Union City Transit; LAVTA/Wheels; Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates


Local Street Project of the Year

• Laurel Street Grade Separation

San Bernardino County Transportation Authority; City of Colton; BNSF Railway Company; Caltrans; TranSystems/Athlaye Inc.; Riverside Construction Company


Safety Project Project of the Year

• Nogales Street Grade Separation

Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority; City of Industry; Los Angeles County Department of Public Works; AECOM; WSP; Griffith Company; Union Pacific Railroad


Conventional State Highway Project of the Year

• Buckhorn Grade Improvement

Caltrans North Region; Steve Manning Construction, Inc.


Other/Unique Project of the Year

• San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Seismic Safety, Pier E3 Demonstration Project

Caltrans D4; Kiewit/Manson, AJV; AECOM; Illingworth and Rodkin; Garcia and Associates