2020 National Project of the Year Nominations are Now Open

ASHE National will recognize the outstanding work completed by members of the ASHE with the National Project of the Year Award.  Projects submitted must be directly related to a field of transportation. Examples of eligible types of projects are shown in the pictures in this flyer and include highways, bridges, traffic signals, railroads, public transit and bikeways.

One project will be selected for an ASHE National Project of the Year in the $20 million and under category and the Over $20 million category.  Awards will be presented to the owner, designer, and contractor in each category for recognition of excellence in the judging criteria listed below.  The winning teams will receive: 

  • Awards to be presented to the Owner, Designer, and the Prime  Contractor at the ASHE National Conference,
  • An article written by the winning team about the project will be placed in the ASHE Scanner,
  • A photo with the name of the project and the names of the design firm, contractor, and owner will be included in the ASHE National Conference brochure and website, and
  • Free admission to the Luncheon honoring Past Presidents for up to three representatives from the winning team in each award category.

All teams submitting a Project of the Year application that meet the entry requirements will be provided the opportunity to display an exhibit about their project on a 30″ x 30″ board at the Luncheon honoring Past Presidents at the ASHE National Conference.

All ASHE Sections are encouraged to submit eligible projects to their ASHE Region for evaluation and advancement to the National Project of the Year Awards Competition. Regions can submit no more than one project in each category to the National Project of the Year Committee Chair by January 31, 2020.

Project Criteria

The National Project of the Year Award winners will be contacted by February 28, 2020 and awards will be presented to the winning teams at the Luncheon honoring Past Presidents at the National Conference.  Projects submitted for the National Project of the Year Award Competition will be judged using the following criteria:

25% Complexity

25% New application of Existing Techniques / Originality / Innovation

15% Social/Economic Considerations

15% Safety

10% Aesthetics and Sustainable Features 10% Meeting and Exceeding Owner’s/Client’s Needs

For further information please visit the ASHE National website at www.ashe.pro for the submission requirements and entry form or contact: Joseph Rikk at Gannett Fleming: 614-794-9424 ● jrikk@gfnet.com