ACEC/MA Announces AECOM as a 2021 Engineering Bronze Excellence Award Winner

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The award is for their work on the Forest Hills Canopy Replacement

JAMAICA PLAIN, Mass. - BostonChron -- The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named AECOM as a 2021 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award winner for their work on the MBTA's Forest Hills Station Canopy Replacement located in Jamaica Plain, MA.

The Forest Hills Station Canopies are an example of architecture and structural design working as one. The fresh, clean sleek canopy shapes are functional and inviting to the riding public. They blend into the neighborhood without detracting from the iconic adjacent existing station.

The structural design utilizes curved pipes in a way that efficiently handles the design loads while detailed for construction simplicity. The translucent panels provide natural light to the covered area below without exceeding the structural load design of the varied existing foundation support types.

The 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards were recently announced and will be celebrated at the virtual ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala. The awards celebrate innovation, ingenuity, and excellence in engineering achievement

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"The ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards Competition recognizes engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity," said Scott A. Miller PE, President of ACEC/MA and Vice President and Regional Vice President for Haley Ward. "We celebrate this year's outstanding engineering achievements, congratulate our winners and thank them for their contributions to improving the quality of our everyday lives."

About ACEC/MA
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) is the business association of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island engineering industry, representing over 120 independent engineering companies engaged in the development of transportation, environmental, industrial, and other infrastructure. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boston, MA, ACEC/MA is a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) based in Washington, DC.  ACEC is a national federation of 51 state and regional organizations. For more information on ACEC/MA, visit their website at www.acecma.org. ACEC/MA is undertaking an awareness campaign to educate the public on the many contributions engineers make (or the engineering innovations) in everyday life through their hash tag #EngineeringGoFigure. To follow us on Twitter:  @ACECMA.

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