The Carnegie Library revitalization in Port Angeles, Wash., cost less than $2 million, yet helped to restore the city's history. Photo: APWA Reporter
The American Public Works Association (APWA) has announced its top public works projects of 2005. This year, 14 projects were recognized in various categories.River road bank stabilization, Fairfield, Ohio: disaster or emergency construction/repair less than $2 millionHurricane Isabel debris removal, Virginia Beach, Va.: disaster or emergency construction/repair more than $10 millionHill Canyon wetlands creation project, Thousand Oak, Calif.: environment less than $2 millionGuanella Dam, Golden, Colo.: environment $2 million to $10 millionSewer Outfall extension at Fort Kamehameha, Hawaii.: environment more than $10 millionCarnegie Library revitalization, Port Angeles, Wash.: historical restoration/preservation less than $2 millionUnion Pacific Depot renovation, Topeka, Kan.: historical restoration/preservation $2 million to $10 millionScenic overlook improvements at Castle Rock State Park, Ill.: structures less than $2 millionSweet Brier Plaza, Lindsay, Calif.: structures $2 million to $10 millionOlivenhain Dam and Reservoir, San Diego region: structures more than $10 millionWauponsee Glacial Trail—Phases 1 and 2, Will County, Ill.: transportation less than $2 millionBroadway street and bridge reconstruction project, Boulder, Colo.: transportation $2 million to $10 millionWaupaca Interchange, frontage roads and airport runway design, Waupaca, Wis.: transportation $2 million to $10 millionHiawatha Light Rail Project, Minneapolis.: transportation more than $10 million.
For more information about these winners, visit www.apwa.net.