THE RESULTS ARE IN!

United entered two projects in the ACEC Indiana Engineering Excellence Awards 2021 competition and has been notified that this year’s entries have been selected for an HONOR AWARD and a MERIT WARD. A virtual awards ceremony is scheduled for April to recognize all award entries and announce this year’s Grand Project Award winner.

HONOR AWARD

I-65 Southeast Indiana – Design Build Best Value (DBBV)

The $143 million I-65 Southeast Indiana project was a Design Build Best Value (DBBV) procurement. The project reconstructed and added travel lanes to I-65 from US 50 to SR 58 for approximately 14 miles and structural SMA overlay on I-65 from SR 58 to south of SR 46 for approximately four miles. The project included widening of nine twin mainline structures, one latex modified concrete very early strength overlay twin mainline structures, the rehabilitation of seven overpass structures, and new ITS infrastructure with drainage improvements.

MERIT AWARD

Monon Trail over SR 32 & Future Tournament Trail Drive

This project, sponsored by the city of Westfield through a Federal Grant, included construction of a seven-span pedestrian bridge carrying the Monon Trail over SR 32 and a future extension of Tournament Trail Drive.  The bridge provides a safe crossing over SR 32 for trail users to enjoy the Monon Trail and improves connectivity to the Grand Park Sports Campus and the Grand Junction Park and Plaza which is currently under construction in Downtown Westfield, Indiana.