Hill International Wins Outstanding Rail Project of the Year Award from ASCE's Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch
LOS ANGELES, CA Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, announces that it has been recognized with the Outstanding Rail Project of the Year Award from the metropolitan Los Angeles, California, branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension in Southern California. The award was presented to Hill International at the branch's 2016 Awards Dinner held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Los Angeles Music Center.
This award was established by ASCE's Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch to recognize projects that further advance the field of civil engineering and provide exemplary display of ASCE's values. Hill was the program manager for the first segment of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, an 11.5-mile project which extended the Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa, and is currently the program manager of the next segment, a 12.3-mile extension of the commuter rail line from Glendora to Montclair.
ASCE, founded in 1852, represents more than 150,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs and operates society's economic and social enginethe built environmentwhile protecting and restoring the natural environment.
"We are extremely proud of our team and their accomplishments," said John K. Skoury, PE, Senior Vice President in charge of Hill's rail and transit practice in California. "We are honored to have received this award and we thank our client for entrusting in Hill the delivery of this outstanding project."