Boston – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Howard Stein Hudson as a winner of a 2018 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award for work on the Central Square Complete Streets Reconstruction project in East Boston.
Howard Stein Hudson, with offices in Boston and Chelmsford, was retained by the city of Boston to work with the Transportation Department, Parks and Recreation Department, Public Works Department, and the Boston Water and Sewer Commission on the design of roadway, drainage, and streetscape improvements in Central Square.
The East Boston Complete Streets project creates a safer environment for cyclists; shortens pedestrian crossings; expands the park; widens sidewalks; includes green stormwater infrastructure elements; and provides safe back-in angle parking.
“The awards honor this year’s most outstanding engineering accomplishments in Massachusetts,” said ACEC/MA President Michael J. Scipione, PE, president and CEO of Weston & Sampson Engineering, Inc. “They are excellent examples of how engineers create projects that improve our lives and communities. Professional engineers are dedicated to providing quality infrastructure, providing safe and reliable water and energy, and making our buildings safe and energy efficient. We congratulate our winners on their exceptional achievements.”
The awards were announced at the recent ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala with emcees Beth J. Larkin, PE, MBTA assistant general manager for Capital Delivery and Housamm (“Sam”) H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, MassPort Director of Capital Programs & Environmental Affairs.