Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Awards

by Craig Hunt, Assoc. Editor; Civil Engineering Magzine, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2000, Vol. 70, Issue 7, Pg. 66-71

Document Type: Feature article


Out of 27 nominations, the $9.8 million Cape Hatteras Light Station Relocation Project, which saved a national treasure along the North Carolina coastline and required extensive planning and engineering ingenuity, was selected to receive the 2000 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award. The four OCEA Award of Merit winners were the Colville River Pipeline Crossing of North Slope, Alaska; the Eastside Reservoir Project of Riverside County, California; the Rochester, Minnesota Flood Control Project; and the South Bay Ocean Outfall Project in San Diego, California. tunnel-boring machines, and self-sustaining treatment systems are among the latest technological advancements that are helping civil engineers design infrastructure that lasts longer and performs better.

Subject Headings: Awards and prizes

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