Considering the challenges you face—limited resources, funding shortfalls, and “brain drain”—the results you achieve are impressive.

The American Public Works Association has announced its Project of the Year award recipients for 2007. The program salutes management and administration excellence of such projects, highlighting the innovative thinking of infrastructure managers, and their cooperation with agencies, contractors, and consultants.

The winners include:

  • Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair, More Than $100 Million: Department of Water Resources emergency levee erosion repair projects, state of California.
  • Historical Restoration/Preservation, $2 million to $10 million: restoration of the Chicago Avenue pumping station, Department of Water Management, Chicago.
  • Transportation, $10 million to $100 million: St. John's side road and McKenzie Wetland improvements, York, Ontario

Winners in all categories will be recognized during the APWA Congress and Exhibition in San Antonio, Sept. 9–12. For a complete list of winners, visit