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 million
Hurricane Isabel debris removal, Virginia Beach, Va.: disaster or emergency construction/repair more than $10 million
Hill Canyon wetlands creation project, Thousand Oak, Calif.: environment less than $2 million
Guanella Dam, Golden, Colo.: environment $2 million to $10 million
Sewer Outfall extension at Fort Kamehameha, Hawaii.: environment more than $10 million
Carnegie Library revitalization, Port Angeles, Wash.: historical restoration/preservation less than $2 million
Union Pacific Depot renovation, Topeka, Kan.: historical restoration/preservation $2 million to $10 million
Scenic overlook improvements at Castle Rock State Park, Ill.: structures less than $2 million
Sweet Brier Plaza, Lindsay, Calif.: structures $2 million to $10 million
Olivenhain Dam and Reservoir, San Diego region: structures more than $10 million
Wauponsee Glacial Trail—Phases 1 and 2, Will County, Ill.: transportation less than $2 million
Broadway street and bridge reconstruction project, Boulder, Colo.: transportation $2 million to $10 million
Waupaca Interchange, frontage roads and airport runway design, Waupaca, Wis.: transportation $2 million to $10 million
Hiawatha Light Rail Project, Minneapolis.: transportation more than $10 million.
For more information about these winners, visit www.apwa.net.