Awards and Nominations


Call for 2023 Awards Nominations 

Applications due on MARCH 3rd, 2023! March 10th, 2023, Friday @ Midnight



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



2021 Project Awards

Grant Howald Park Rehabilitation Project

Parks & Recreation Project of the Year »

Yorba Linda Water District Ion Exchange PFAS Water Treatment Plant

Project of the Year, Water Project of the Year »

Perez Park, Drainage & Pavement Improvement Project

Small Project of the Year »

Santiago Canyon Road Highway Safety Improvement Project

Other »


Geotechnical Project of the Year »

Cow Camp Road Extension (Phase 2B)

Roadway & Highway Project of the Year »

Norma Hertzog Community Center

Architectural Engineering Project of the Year »

State Route (SR) 241 Wildlife Protection Fence Project

Environmental Engineering Project of the Year »

Conservation Grazing Pilot Program

Other »

Cypress College Science, Engineering & Math (SEM) Building

Structural Engineering Project of the Year »

Buena Esperanza

Other »

Merrimac Way Active Transportation Improvements

Transportation Project of the Year »

Class 1 Bike Trail from Escencia

Bikeways & Trails Project of the Year »

John Wayne Airport (JWA) Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Shuttle Buses and Charger Infrastructure Project

Airports & Ports Project of the Year »

Fullerton Creek Channel Improvement Project Phase 2

Flood Management Project of the Year »

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