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ACEC-FL’s Engineering Excellence Award Winners for 2020 Announced

This year, five grand and eleven honor awards will be presented at the 2020 FES/ACEC-FL Annual Conference Banquet.
Pompano Pier

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida (ACEC-FL)’s Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) acknowledges Florida engineering firms for their ground-breaking applications and intricate projects.

WGI was recognized by ACEC-FL as a recipient of the Engineering Excellence Award of Honor in the category of “Special Projects” for the design and construction of the Pompano Beach, FL Fishing Pier.

Pompano Pier

The judges rated projects and studies on the basis of uniqueness and innovative applications; future value to the engineering profession; perception by the public; social, economic, and sustainable development considerations; complexity; and successful fulfillment of client/owners’ needs, including schedule and budget.

Pompano Pier

Amenities on the pier include four shade structures, electrical outlets for maintenance staff, freshwater hose bibs, a dry fire line for fire safety, and three fish gutting stations. The design also included lighting on the pier, which meets requirements for sea turtle friendly lighting, along with environmental education signs.

Pompano Pier

The new pier and tower are supported by concrete pile foundations with a concrete pile cap. The walking surface deck was constructed utilizing concrete beams with wood decking in between.

If you would like to learn more about our Structural Engineering services and are looking to partner for your next award-winning project click here!

You can read the full press release for this project award here.

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