ODOT is proud to have delivered the OTIA III State Bridge Delivery Program and honored to have received regional, national and even international recognition for work well done.

The bridge program improved the transportation infrastructure statewide, from interstates to local highways. The agency’s commitment to best practices in safety, mobility and efficient delivery raised the bar for heavy highway construction nationwide. The bridge program earned accolades on many program areas, for a total of more than 50 awards.

Below is a list of awards won through 2014, with the most recent first:

  1. 2014 Fourteenth Biennial Competition, Concrete Bridge Award, Portland Cement Association (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge, by OBEC on behalf of ODOT)

  2. 2014 Best Projects Award, Northwest Best Overall Project, McGraw-Hill’s Engineering News Record (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  3. 2014 Best Projects Award, Northwest Best Highways and Bridges category, McGraw-Hill’s Engineering News Record (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  4. 2014 Best Projects Award, Northwest Safety category, McGraw-Hill’s Engineering News Record (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  5. 2014 USA Core Values Award Honorable Mention, Project of the Year category, International Association for Public Participation (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  6. 2014 Bronze Beacon Award, Special Events category, International Association of Business Communicators, Oregon Chapter (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge opening celebration)

  7. 2014 Top Project, Transportation category, Daily Journal of Commerce (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  8. 2014 PRIDE Award, First Place, Community Relations, Public Sector category, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  9. 2014 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award, Second Place, Special Purpose Publication category, National Association of Government Communicators (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge Register-Guard insert)

  10. 2014 Excellence in Concrete Award, Bridge category, Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  11. 2014 National Excellence in Engineering Honor Award (and Grand Conceptor Award Finalist), American Council of Engineering Companies (bridge program, by HDR Engineering and Fluor Corp. on behalf of ODOT)

  12. 2014 First Place Slag Award for Durability, American Concrete Institute (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge)

  13. 2014 Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies Oregon (Bundle 207, I-84: Fifteen Mile Creek to U.S. 97: Spanish Hollow Creek, by David Evans and Associates on behalf of ODOT)

  14. 2014 Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies Oregon (Bundle 316, I-5: Green Springs Highway [Exit 14], by Quincy Engineering Inc. on behalf of ODOT)

  15. 2014 Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies Oregon (bridge program, by HDR Engineering and Fluor Corp. on behalf of ODOT)

  16. 2013 Excellence in Concrete Award, Restoration Bridge category, Oregon Concrete & Aggregate Producers Association (Bundle 207, I-84: Fifteen Mile Creek to U.S. 97: Spanish Hollow Creek)

  17. 2013 Next Generation of Government Leadership Award, GovLoop and Young Government Leaders (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge innovative public involvement, Jyll Smith)

  18. 2013 TransOvation Award, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (environmental programmatic permitting)

  19. 2013 Distinguished Architectural Preservation Award, City of Ashland Historic Commission (Bundle 314, I-5: Valley View Road [North Ashland Interchange] and Bundle 316, I-5: Green Springs Highway [Exit 14])

  20. 2013 Engineering Excellence National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies Oregon (Bundle 224, I-84: Exit 64 [Hood River], by HNTB Corp. and Oregon Bridge Delivery Partners on behalf of ODOT)

  21. 2013 Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies Oregon (Bundle 224, I-84: Exit 64 [Hood River], by HNTB Corp. and Oregon Bridge Delivery Partners on behalf of ODOT)

  22. 2013 Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies Oregon (structural systems on Bundle 508, I-5: Elkhead Road to Oregon 126: Knowles Creek, by T.Y. Lin International and Oregon Bridge Delivery Partners on behalf of ODOT)

  23. 2012 Management Innovation Award, American Public Works Association (environmental programmatic permitting)

  24. 2011 Hewes Award, Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (environmental programmatic permitting and Context Sensitive and Sustainable Solutions initiatives, Hal Gard)

  25. 2011 Global Road Achievement Award, Quality Management category, International Road Federation (overall program, by Delcan on behalf of ODOT)

  26. 2011 President’s Transportation Award, Environment category, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (environmental programmatic permitting)

  27. 2011 Bronze Beacon Award of Merit, external video in Video/Multimedia/Electronic category, International Association of Business Communicators, Oregon Columbia Chapter (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge bike safety video)

  28. 2011 Bronze Beacon Award Honorable Mention, blog in Video/Multimedia/Electronic category, International Association of Business Communicators, Oregon Columbia Chapter (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge blog)

  29. 2010 Spotlight Award, Blog category, Public Relations Society of America, Portland Chapter (Bundle 220, I-5: Willamette River Bridge blog)

  30. 2010 Partnership Award, Gold Level, National Partnership for Highway Quality (environmental programmatic permitting)

  31. 2010 Top 10 Bridges, Roads & Bridges magazine (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek)

  32. 2010 Aon Build America Award, Highway & Transportation New category, Associated General Contractors (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek, by Slayden Construction Co. on behalf of ODOT)

  33. 2009 America’s Transportation Awards, Western region, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek)

  34. 2009 Faces of Transportation Celebrating Achievements Award, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek photo)

  35. 2009 Faces of Transportation Connecting Communities Award, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek photo)

  36. 2009 Top Projects Award, Daily Journal of Commerce (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek, by contractors on behalf of ODOT)

  37. 2009 Public Works Project of the Year, American Public Works Association (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek)

  38. 2009 First Place Construction Safety Excellence Award, Associated General Contractors of America (Bundle 414, U.S. 395: McKay Creek to Silvies Slough, by Wildish on behalf of ODOT)

  39. 2009 Work Zone Safety Awareness Award, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (2008 “My Daddy Works on the Highway” summer safety campaign)

  40. 2009 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award of merit, American Society of Civil Engineers (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek)

  41. 2009 Engineering Excellence Grand Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek, by T.Y. Lin on behalf of ODOT)

  42. 2009 Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon (Bundle 401, Oregon 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek, by Parametrix on behalf of ODOT)

  43. 2008 Second Place Paving Award, High-Volume State Highway category, Asphalt Pavement Association of Oregon (Bundle 212, I-5: North Santiam to Kuebler Boulevard)

  44. 2008 Globe Award, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (Bundle A02, I-5: Clarks Branch to Tunnel Mill Race recycling and environmental)

  45. 2008 Team Excellence Award, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Standing Committee on Quality (geographic information systems team)

  46. 2008 Paving Award, High-Volume State Highway category, Asphalt Pavement Association of Oregon (Bundle 211, I-5: Wilsonville to Hayesville Interchange)

  47. 2007 Spotlight Award, Editorial/Opinion category, Public Relations Society of America, Portland Chapter (2007 construction season webcast)

  48. 2007 Merit Award, Public Relations Society of America, Portland Chapter (“Building Bridges and Public Support” campaign)

  49. 2007 Team Excellence Award, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (mobility team)

  50. 2007 Diversity Exemplary Practices Award, American Public Works Association (Workforce Development Plan)

  51. 2007 Engineering Excellence National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (I-84 Corridor Strategy)

  52. 2006 Legacy Program Award, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (annual AASHTO meeting host state’s project of significance)

  53. 2005 Best Program Award for Environmental Excellence, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (environmental programmatic permitting)

  54. 2004 Environmental Excellence Award, Federal Highway Administration (environmental programmatic permitting)

  55. 2004 Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (environmental programmatic permitting)