Here are the winners of 2018 Merit Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska (ACEC Nebraska). They recognition is part of the Engineering Excellence Awards revealed in conjunction with National Engineers Week, February 18-24.

Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services

168th Street Environmental Assessment *

Alfred Benesch & Co. for the City of Omaha

Blair Water System Modeling and Master Plan

HDR Engineering for the City of Blair, Nebraska

Upper Snake River Watershed Study

Olsson Associates for Wyoming Water Development Commission

The Management Action Opportunity Toolbox

Olsson Associates for Lower Republican NRD

Water System Study

Olsson Associates for the City of Fairbury, Nebraska


Integration of RCRA Corrective Action *

Burns & McDonnell for Loveland Products Inc.

Special Projects

Metro Community College Fort Omaha Campus Redevelopment *

Lamp Rynearson for Metropolitan Community College

York Ballpark Complex

Alfred Benesch & Co. for the City of York, Nebraska

Surveying and Mapping Technology

Omaha Sign Management Inventory *

Olsson Associates for the City of Omaha

Water and Wastewater

Utica Water System Improvements *

Olsson Associates for the Village of Utica, Nebraska


Chilled Water Expansion for Kansas State University *

Olsson Associates for Kansas State University

St. John Paul II Newman Center

Alvine Engineering for the Archdiocese of Omaha

OPPD Midwest Transmission Project — Nebraska Transmission

HDR Engineering for OPPD

Solar Array Shade Canopy

Morrissey Engineering for Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Water Resources

Kramper Lake *

Olsson Associates for the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District

Ash Hollow Dry Dam

Olsson Associates for the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District and the City of Waverly, Nebraska

Small Projects

108th and Charles Emergency Repairs *

Olsson Associates for the City of Omaha

Dodge Street Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation

HGM Associates for the City of Omaha

Sandy Pointe Bridge

Olsson Associates for Sandy Pointe Lake Development LLC

Building/Technology Systems

Howard L. Hawks Hall Audiovisual Design

IP Design Group for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Howard L. Hawks Hall Acoustics Design

IP Design Group for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Q Street Improvements

Alfred Benesch & Co. for Douglas County, Nebraska

Capehart Road — 81st to 60th Streets

Lamp Rynearson for Sarpy County, Nebraska

Northwest 48th Street Improvements

Olsson Associates for the City of Lincoln, Nebraska

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