2013 Public Works Project of the Year Print

Achen-Gardner Construction is honored to win the American Public Works Association - Arizona Chapter (AzAPWA) Public Works Project of the Year for our Centennial Way Federal Aid Transportation Enhancement Project.

The Centennial Way Design-Build (City of Phoenix) Project took top prize in the Transportation ($5 million - $25 million) category. Members of the project team will accept the award and celebrate this achievement at the AzAPWA Statewide Conference on August 6, 2013, at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Hotel in Oro Valley. The project has also been sent to APWA National to compete for the National Public Works Project of the Year.

The Centennial Way Federal Aid Transportation Enhancement Project has also won the Arizona Chapter Associated General Contractors' BUILD ARIZONA AWARD as well as the GRAND AWARD from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona.

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The Centennial Way Project began in May 2011 and was completed in early February 2012, before Arizona’s Centennial Celebration – Best Fest – and Arizona’s 100th Birthday (February 14, 2012). Entellus, Inc. was the lead design engineer and Waibel and Associates Landscape Architecture was the landscape architect. Other major subconsultants/subcontractors include: MakPro Services, CR Engineers, CAID Industries, Kimbrell Electric, SC Legacy, and Sunland Asphalt. Congratulations to everyone who contributed to this project.

Visit the Centennial Way project page on our website to see more project information, photos, a before and after video, and a letter of commendation from the Arizona Centennial Commission Executive Director.