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The 2013 PTI Project Awards will be presented May 6th at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas during the PTI Convention. The awards program is intended to recognize excellence in post-tensioning applications. Any structure constructed or rehabilitated in the last seven years that utilizes PT as a structural component was eligible. Entries were submitted by owners, architects, engineers, contractors, and post-tensioning suppliers. 

Awardees were selected by a jury of industry professionals and projects were judged based on creativity, innovation, ingenuity, cost-effectiveness, functionality, constructability, and aesthetics.


Project of the YearProject of the Year: Wacker Drive Viaduct Reconstruction
Location: Chicago, IL
Submitted by: Alfred Benesch & Company
Owner: Chicago Department of Transportation
Architect: N/A
Engineer(s): Alfred Benesch & Company; T.Y. Lin International Group
Contractor(s): James McHugh Construction Co; F.H. Paschen Construction
PT Supplier: DYWIDAG-Systems International USA, Inc.; VSL International Ltd.
Other Contributors: Transystems Corporation; Parsons Brinkerhoff; Burns & McDonnell; Omega & Associates
Additional Info: Wacker Drive Viaduct Reconstruction



Bridges:

Award of Excellence- VidaltaAward of Excellence: The Vidalta Bridge
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Submitted by: MEXPRESA
Owner: Grupo Altiva, Mexico City
Architect(s): N/A
Engineer(s): MEXPRESA- Carlos Fernandez Casado
Contractor: MEXPRESA
PT Supplier: MEXPRESA
Other Contributors: High Performance Concrete- Cemex; Epoxi Coated Strand: Insteel Wire
Additional Info: The Vidalta Bridge



Award of MeritAward of Merit: I-280 Veterans' Glass City Skyway
Location: Toledo, OH
Submitted by: Figg Bridge Engineers, Inc. (FIGG)
Owner: Ohio Department of Transportation, District 2
Architect(s): N/A
Engineer(s): Figg Bridge Engineers, Inc. (FIGG)
Contractor: Fru-Con Construction Corporation
PT Supplier: DYWIDAG-Systems International
Other Contributors: Numerous other design consultants, construction subcontractors, and material suppliers.
Additional Info: I-280 Veterans' Glass City Skyway


Award of Merit KanawhaI-64 Kanawha River Bridge
Location: Kanawha County, West Virginia
Submitted by: T.Y. Lin International
Owner: West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways
Architect(s): N/A
Engineer(s): T.Y. Lin International
Contractor: Brayman Construction Corporation
PT Supplier: VSL
Other Contributors: Concrete Supplier: Arrow Concrete; Formwork for Cast-inPlace Segments: STRUKTURAS; Bearings: R.J. Watson, Inc.; Expansion Joints: Watson Bowman Acme Corporation; Prepackaged Grout: BASF
Additional Info: I-64 Kanawha River Bridge


Buildings:

Award of Excellence - SFPUCAward of Excellence: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters
Location: San Francisco, CA
Submitted by: Tipping Mar, Structural Engineering
Owner: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Architect(s): KMD Architects / Stevens Associates Architect
Engineer(s): Seismic Engineer: Tipping Mar, Structural Engineering; Engineer-of-record: SOHA Engineers
Contractor: Webcor Builders Inc.
PT Supplier: AVAR Construction Systems, Inc.  
Other Contributors: Mechanical engineer: ARUP; architectural interiors: Tom Eliot Fisch; concrete vendor: Central Concrete Supply Company; sustainability consultants: Simon and Associates Inc.; curtain wall: Benson Industries LLC
Additional Information: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission



2Award of Merit- 201 Westlake EnsoAward of Merit: 2201 Westlake/Enso
Location: Seattle Washington
Submitted by: Cary Kopczynski & Co
Owner: Vulcan Real Estate
Architect(s): Callison Architecture
Engineer(s): Cary Kopczynski & Co.
Contractor: Sellen Construction
PT Supplier: PTC
Additional Information: 2201 Westlake/Enso





Award of Merit- TrumpAward of Merit: The Trump International Hotel & Tower
Location: Honolulu, HI
Submitted by: Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering, Inc.
Owner: Irongate AZREP BW LLC
Architect(s): Benjamin Woo Architects LLC & Guerin Glass Architects
Engineer(s): Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering, Inc.  
Contractor: Kobayashi Kiewit Joint Venture
PT Supplier: Supplier: RPS Cable Inc; Installer: Associated Steel Workers
Other Contributors: Wind Tunnel Study: RWDI
Additional Information: The Trump International Hotel & Tower





Parking Structures:

Award of Excellence- JTMCAward of Excellence: Joint Traffic Management Center Parking Structure
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Submitted by: Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering (BASE)
Owner: City & County of Honolulu, Department of Transportation Services
Architect(s): Anbe, Aruga & Ishizu, Architects, Inc.
Engineer(s): Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering, Inc. (BASE)
Contractor: Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc.
PT Supplier: CMC Cable (Supplier)
Other Contributors: Associated Steel Workers (PT Installer)
Additional Info: Joint Traffic Management Center Parking Structure



Award of Merit- The Green Screen Parking StructureAward of Merit: The Green Screen Parking Structure
Location: Columbus, Indiana
Submitted by:
American Structurepoint, Inc.
Owner: Corporation Name Withheld by Request, Columbus, Indiana
Architect(s): American Structurepoint, Inc. and KRJDA (Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo Architects)
Engineer(s): American Structurepoint, Inc.
Contractor: F.A. Wilhelm Construction Co., Inc.
 
PT Supplier: AMSYSCO, Inc.
Other Contributors: GSky Plant Systems, Inc.
Additional Info: The Green Screen Parking Structure



Industrial/Special Applications:

Award of Excellence- TargetAward of Excellence: Target Field
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Submitted by: AMSYSCO, Inc.
Owner: Minnesota Ballpark Authority
Architect(s): Populous and HGA
Engineer(s): Walter P. Moore
Contractor: Mortenson Construction
PT Supplier: AMSYSCO, Inc.
Additional Info: Target Field





Award of Merit- Memorial WallAward of Merit: The Memorial Wall at Ground Zero
Location: New York, NY
Submitted by: DYWIDAG-Systems International USA, Inc.
Owner: World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, USA
Architect(s): Handel Architects LLP, Davis Brody Bond, LLP  
Engineer(s): Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers
Contractor: E.E. Cruz/ Nicholson Constrcution Company, JV.
PT Supplier: DYWIDAG-Systems International USA, Inc.
Additional Info: The Memorial Wall at Ground Zero


Repair, Rehabilitation and Strengthening:

Award of Excellence- RDUAward of Excellence: Raleigh Durham International Airport PG-1 Structural Modifications
Location:
RDU Airport, North Carolina
Submitted by: Walker Parking Consultants/Walker Restoration Consultants
Owner: Raleigh Durham Airport Authority
Architect(s): Walker Parking Consultants/Walker Restoration Consultants
Engineer(s): Walker Parking Consultants/Walker Restoration Consultants
Contractor: Archer Western Contractors
PT Supplier: DYWIDAG-Systems International, Inc. 
Additional Info: Raleigh Durham International Airport PG-1 Structural Modifications



Award of Merit- Driscoll BridgeAward of Merit: Reinforcement of Driscoll Bridge
Location: Over Raritan River, Keasbey, NJ
Submitted by: DYWIDAG Systems International USA, Inc. (DSI)
Owner: New Jersey Highway Authority, NJ, USA
Architect(s):
Engineer(s): URS-Greiner JV, and the DSI engineering staff
Contractor: Conti Enterprises, South Plainfield, NJ, USA
PT Supplier: DYWIDAG Systems International USA, Inc. (DSI)
Other Contributors: n/a
Additional Info: Reinforcement of Driscoll Bridge


Award of Merit - Rehablitation of a Parking Garage in Downtown Milwaukee, WIAward of Merit: Rehabilitation of a Parking Garage in Downtown Milwaukee, WI
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Submitted by:
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Owner:
Northwestern Mutual
Engineer(s): Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Contractor: General Contractor- Structurewerks; PT Subcontractor- STRUCTURAL
PT Supplier: VSL
Additional Info: Rehabilitation of a Parking Garage in Downtown Milwaukee, WI


Slab-on-Ground:
Award of Excellence- EVOCAward of Excellence: Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC)
Location: Camp Ripley at Little Falls, MN
Submitted by: AMSYSCO, Inc.
Owner: U.S. Army
Architect(s): URS
Engineer(s): URS
Contractor: Donlar Construction
PT Supplier: AMSYSCO, Inc.
Other Contributors: Pawan Gupta; High Strength Cement- Ed Rice, CTS Cement
Additional Info:
Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC)



2008 PTI Awards
The 2008 PTI Awards were presented May 5, 2008 at the 2008 PTI Conference and Exhibition.  Maureen Slocum, Vice President and Group Publisher of Structural Engineer Magazine, presided as Master of Ceremonies.

http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/NewGuthrie.jpgProject of the Year: Buildings - Mixed Use

The New Guthrie Theater Center
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Submitted by: AMSYSCO, Inc.
Additional info: New Guthrie Theater Center

 





 

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Award of Excellence: Buildings - Commercial
1101 New York Avenue
Location: Washington, D.C.
Submitted by: Suncoast Post Tension Ltd.
Other Contributors: Miller & Long Concrete Construction Company

 

Additional Info: 1101 New York Avenue




http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/The%20Cosmopolitan.jpgAward of Excellence: Buildings - Residential
The Cosmopolitan
Location: 819 Virginia Street, Seattle, WA 98101
Submitted by: Cary Kopczynski & Company


Additional Info: The Cosmopolitan







http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/North%20Arm%20Fraser.jpgAward of Excellence: Bridges
North Arm Fraser River Crossing
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Submitted by: VStructural, LLC

Additional Info: North Arm Fraser River Crossing







http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/holcim.jpgAward of Excellence: Industrial/Special Applications
Holcim Plant
Location: St. Genevieve County, Missouri
Submitted by: Justin Anderson, VSL

Additional Info: Holcim Plant





http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/Bayonne.jpgAward of Excellence: Repair, Rehabilitation, and Strengthening - Bridges
Rehabilitation of New Jersey Abutment of Bayonne Bridge
Location: Bayonne, New Jersey
Submitted by: Modjeski and Masters, Inc.
Other Contributors: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Structures and Material Divisions

Additional Info: Bayonne Bridge




http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/Utah%20State.jpgAward of Excellence: Repair, Rehabilitation, and Strengthening - Buildings
Utah State Capitol Base Isolation and Restoration
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Submitted by: Forell/Elsesser Engineers, Inc.

Additional Info: Utah State Capitol




http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/Bald%20Mtn.jpgAward of Excellence: Slab On Ground
Barrick Bald Mountain Tire Shop
Location: White Pine County, Nevada
Submitted by: Suncoast Post-Tension, Ltd.

Additional Info: Barrick Bald Mountain Tire Shop





http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/TampaIntl.jpgAward of Excellence: Parking Structures
Tampa International Airport Parking Garage
Location: Tampa, Florida
Submitted by: Walter P. Moore

Additional Info: Tampa International Airport Parking









Award ohttp://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/PTConcreteAdv.jpgf Excellence: Student Projects
The Post-Tensioned Concrete Advantage
Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Submitted by: Tylor Paul Middlestadt, B.S., Architectural
Other Contributors: C. Nicholas Watry, James Mwangi, Conco Construction, Hanson's Aggregate, Ray Ward, Cal Poly ARCE Department, fellow Cal Poly students, Hayward Lumber - San Luis Obispo, Jake Feldman

Additional Info: The Post Tensioned Concrete Advantage



http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/Otay%20Bridge.jpgAward of Merit: Bridges
The Otay River Bridge
Location: San Diego / Chula Vista, California
Submitted by: DSI; International Bridge Technologies, Inc.
Other Contributors: Pomeroy Corp.

Additional Info: Otay River Bridge






http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/Wichita%20Ped%20Bridge.jpgAward of Merit: Bridges
The Wichita Riverfront Pedestrian Bridge
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Submitted by: HNTB Corporation
Other Contributors: Law/Kingdon (Landscape Architecture)

Additional Info: Wichita Riverfront Pedestrian Bridge







http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/gilboa.jpgAward of Merit: Industrial/Special Applications
Gilboa Dam Interim Stability Improvements
Location: Gilboa Dam, Gilboa, New York
Submitted by: Ken Purinton, Dywidag Systems International


Additional Info: Gilboa Dam





http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/2850TelegraphAve.jpgAward of Merit: Repair, Rehabilitation, and Strengthening
2850 Telegraph Avenue
Location: Berkeley, California
Submitted by: Tipping Mar & Associates

Additional Info: 2850 Telegraph Avenue

  




http://www.post-tensioning.org/Uploads/Awards/CollinCountyHangar.jpgAward of Merit: Industrial/Special Applications


Additional Info:  Collin County Hangar Owners Association



 

 

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