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Instructions & Guidelines for entering the 2023 ACEC/MN Engineering Excellence Awards

Here's everything you need to know to apply to the 2021 ACEC/MN EEA competition.


Important Dates:

Information Session: Monday, September 12th

Preliminary Entry Deadline: Thursday, October 6th

Final Entry Deadline: Thursday, October 27th

Project Judging Event: Wednesday, November 16th

Notice to Grand / Honor Award Winners: Week of November 21-23


Photo Panels for EEA Entries: if you would like to review example photo panels, please see these links:

Any questions? Email John Krapek at


2022 Engineering Excellence Award Winners

Our 2022 Grand Conceptor Award Winner is Barr Engineering for the Grassy Point-Kingsbury Bay Habitat Restoration - congratulations!

Our 2022 People's Choice Award Winner is Alliant Engineering for the I-35W Minnesota River Bridge Design-Build Project - congratulations!

2022 Grand Award Winners:

Alliant Engineering, Inc. - I-35W Minnesota River Bridge Design-Build Project
Barr Engineering - Grassy Point-Kingsbury Bay Habitat Restoration
HDR - Great Northern Transmission Line
Inter-Fluve - Minnehaha Creek, Arden Park Restoration
Kimley-Horn - Levee Park Dock Improvements
LHB - City of Duluth Superior Street Reconstruction
LHB - TH 61 Roadway Rehabilitation & Safety Improvements (S.P. 1604-45)
Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. - Detroit Lakes Wastewater Treatment Facility Project
Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. - Trunk Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway Reconstruction
SRF Consulting Group, Inc. - TH 212/CSAH 44 Interchange
Stantec - Baudette Rainy River International Bridge Replacement
TKDA - Dale Street Bridge Reconstruction
TKDA - Runway Conversion to Dual Use Taxiway

2022 Honor Award Winners:

AE2S - Woodbury Temporary PFAS Water Treatment Plant
Barr Engineering - City of Bemidji PFAS Treatment Plant
Bolton & Menk - Lyndale Avenue Reconstruction
Braun Intertec - Storm Water Pollution Prevention and Contamination Management for the Red Wing Bridge Project
HDR - Thief River Falls Westside Flood Damage Reduction
HDR - 35W@ Downtown to Crosstown – Strategic Community Engagement
Houston Engineering - Pennington CSAH 8 New Corridor and Bridge
KLJ - TH 22 Corridor Study
Salas O'Brien - Olbrich Botanical Gardens Frautschi Family Learning Center
Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. - Crystal Airport – 2020 Runway 14R/32L and Taxiway Echo Modifications
SRF Consulting Group, Inc. - Highway 52 Connected and Automated Vehicle Study
Stantec - Ravine Parkway Street and Utility Improvements
Steen Engineering - Wesley at Tehaleh
Stonebrooke Engineering - Ayd Mill Road Improvements
Stonebrooke Engineering - CSAH 12 Reconstruction


Thank you to our 2022 EEA Sponsors!