Awards and Nominations

The 2018 Award Nominations are now CLOSED. 

Please congratulate the 2019 Project and Individual Award Receipients below!

Every year, the ASCE Orange County Branch invites nominations for Project and Individual Awards that recognize civil engineering projects and professionals for their achievements. Any number of applications may be submitted for each of the awards offered. Nominations should be made with the local Branch in which the individual or project is located. During the nominations period, please see the “Nomination Forms” along the right hand side of this page to make your nominations.

The awards are celebrated annually at the ASCE Orange County Branch Awards Dinner, selected from nominations made by the Branches, Younger Member Forum, Life Member Forum, Technical Groups, Committees, and individual members. All Project and Individual Award recipients will be automatically forwarded to the LA Section Awards Committee for an official nomination for an LA Section Award, to be presented in the following calendar year. 

The award categories are as follows:

Project Award Categories

  • Outstanding Airports and Ports Project
  • Outstanding Architectural Engineering Project
  • Outstanding Bikeways and Trails Project
  • Outstanding Bridge Project
  • Outstanding Community Improvement Project
  • Outstanding Construction Project
  • Outstanding Energy Project
  • Outstanding Environmental Engineering Project
  • Outstanding Flood Management Project
  • Outstanding Geotechnical Project
  • Outstanding Historical Renovation Project
  • Outstanding Parks and Recreation Project
  • Outstanding Roadways and Highways Project
  • Outstanding Seismic Retrofit Project
  • Outstanding Small Project
  • Outstanding Structural Engineering Project
  • Outstanding Sustainable Engineering Project
  • Outstanding Transportation Project
  • Outstanding Urban or Land Development Project
  • Outstanding Water Project
  • Outstanding Water/Wastewater Treatment Project

Individual Award Categories

  • Excellence in Journalism
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Outstanding ASCE Branch Officer
  • Outstanding ASCE Faculty Advisor
  • Outstanding ASCE Life Member
  • Outstanding ASCE Practitioner Advisor
  • Outstanding ASCE Section Officer
  • Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service
  • Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities
  • Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Private Sector
  • Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Public Sector
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Student
  • Outstanding YMF Officer
  • Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer
  • State Legislator of the Year

Committee Members

If you are a committee member helping with the selection of the Student Scholarship winners, click here.
If you are a committee member helping with the selection of the Awards Dinner winners, click here.


Elizabeth Ruedas, P.E.
Awards/Nominations Committee Chair
Michael Baker International
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Phone: 949-330-4142

Awards Archive

2018 Project Awards

City of Buena Park Fire Station No. 61

Small Project of the Year »

Arlington Drive Bioswale & Dry Weather Diversion Project

Environmental Engineering Project of the Year »

Village Pond Park/Veterans Park Renovation

Parks & Recreation Project of the Year »

Mid-Basin Injection: Centennial Park

Water Treatment Project of the Year »

Tarbut V’ Torah Phase III & Phase IV

Sustainable Engineering Project of the Year »

Rancho Mission Viejo Joint-Use Pavilion

Community Improvement Project of the Year »

I-5 HOV Improvement Project between Avenida Pico and Avenida Vista Hermosa

Construction Project of the Year »

Orange County Great Park Sports Complex

Project of the Year »

Crawford Canyon Road Drainage Improvements & Reconstruction

Roadway & Highway Project of the Year »

South Cove Development

Geotechnical Project of the Year »

Great Park Ice & FivePoint Arena

Structural Engineering Project of the Year »

Lido House Hotel

Other »

Broadcom Corporate Campus (now FivePoint Gateway

Architectural Engineering Project of the Year »

West Orange County Water Board Feeder No. 2 Relocation

Water Project of the Year »

Newhope-Placentia Trunk Sewer Replacement Project

Water/Wastewater Treatment Project of the Year »

State College Boulevard Grade Separation

Bridge Project of the Year »

Rancho Mission Viejo Multipurpose Path

Community Improvement Project of the Year »


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