Awards and Nominations


Call for 2022 Awards Nominations

Coming in December 2021


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.



2020 Project Awards

Environmental Nature Center Preschool

Sustainable Engineering Project of the Year »

Yorba-Linda Town Center Project, Phases 1, 2, & 3

Historical Renovation Project of the Year »

Bayside Drive Roadway Improvements

Small Project of the Year »

Silverado Creek Emergency Repair at Thisa Way

Construction Project of the Year »

Santiago Creek at Modjeska Restoration and Roadside Stabilization

Environmental Engineering Project of the Year »

San Juan Creek Levee Improvements Phases IV, V, & VI

Flood Management Project of the Year »

Edinger Avenue Bridge Replacement

Bridge Project of the Year »

Live Oak/Trabuco Canyon Roads Highway Safety Improvements Project

Roadway & Highway Project of the Year »

Old Towne West Metrolink Parking Structure

Transportation Project of the Year »

Fairmont Booster Pump Station

Water Project of the Year »

Borrego Wash Improvement Project

Geotechnical Project of the Year »

Cow Camp Road Bridge over Gobernadora Canyon

Project of the Year »

Lake Forest Civic Center Project

Parks & Recreation Project of the Year »

Rte 405, Culver Overcrossing Bicycle Striping and Signing Project

Bikeways & Trails Project of the Year »

Smith Hall Renovation – Chapman University

Other »


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