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Corps of Engineers Names Best Projects

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, April 3, 1996 – Three projects by the Army Corps of Engineers district in St. Paul, Minn., captured top honors at the 1996 Chief of Engineers Design and Environmental Awards competition.

The St. Paul district earned the competition's Award of Excellence, the highest award available, for its flood control project in Rochester, Minn., and two merit awards for projects in the Upper Mississippi River area.

The program of engineering awards, presented by the Corps every two years, began in 1965. It recognizes and promotes excellence in design and environmental achievement by the Corps and its contractors. Districts compete in two categories, civil works and military programs.

The Corps presents Merit awards to projects involving individual or multiple engineering disciplines. It presents Honor awards to projects that demonstrate excellence in multiple design disciplines.

 

OTHER 1996 AWARD WINNERS

CIVIL WORKS AWARD OF MERIT

U.S. Army Engineer District, Walla Walla, Wash., for the McNary Juvenile Fish Facility at the McNary Lock and Dam, Umatilla, Ore.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Los Angeles, working with John M. Tettemer and Associates, Ltd., for Santa Ana River Greenbelt Channel, Orange County, Calif.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Fort Worth, Texas for the Prairie Restoration Program, Fort Worth.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Little Rock, Ark., for the Beaver Dam Cutoff Well Rehabilitation at Beaver Lake in Carroll County, Ark.

MILITARY PROGRAMS AWARD OF MERIT

U.S. Army Engineer District, Baltimore, working with The Weihe Partnership of Washington, for a command post at Dover Air Force Base, Del.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Louisville, Ky., working with Polyengineering, Inc. of Dothan, Ala., for the Yano Multipurpose Range Complex, Fort Knox, Ky.

U.S. Army Engineer Division, Pacific Ocean, working with Johnson, Tsushima, Lutmen and Lowrey, Inc., Honolulu, for the Leilehua Golf Course clubhouse modernization, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

U.S. Amy Engineer District, Mobile, Ala., working with Centex-Rooney Construction Co. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart and Associates, Inc., Atlanta for John J. Sparkman Center for Missile Excellence, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Savannah, Ga., working with Lopatka and Murdock/Morales and Shumer of Winter Park, Fla., for the military freefall wind tunnel simulator, Fort Bragg, N.C.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Sacramento, Calif., for the Multipurpose Administration Facility, March Air Force Base, Calif.

U.S. Amy Engineer District, Sacramento, working with HLM Architecture-Engineering-Planning of Iowa City, Iowa, for Nellis Federal Hospital, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

MILITARY PROGRAMS HONOR AWARDS

U.S. Army Engineer District, Kansas City, Mo., working with Woodward Clyde Consultants of Overland Park, Kan., for the Hastings groundwater remediation project, Hastings, Neb.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Baltimore, working with Ellerbe Becket of Washington, for the Borden Pavilion Medical Clinic, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Wash.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Alaska, working with Koonce Pfeffer, Inc., of Anchorage, Alaska, for the youth activities center, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Seattle, working with Integrus Architecture of Seattle for the Navy and Marine Reserve Center at Fort Lewis, Wash.

U.S. Army Engineer District, Savannah, Ga., working with Odell Associates, Inc. of Charlotte, N.C., and Harbert-Yeargin, Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters building, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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