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2014 OPAL Winners

 

Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL Awards)

Established in 1999, these prestigious awards recognize and honor outstanding civil engineering leaders whose lifetime accomplishments and achievements have made significant differences in one of five categories: Construction, Design, Education, Government, and Management. For more information on these winners visit .

The 2014 OPAL Winners are:

 Joseph Welsh

 

Joseph Welsh

Construction

Hayward Baker, Inc.

 Jon Magnusson

 

Jon Magnusson

Design

Magnusson Klemencic Associates

Jeffrey Russell

 

Jeffrey Russell

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison

John Njord

 

John Njord

Government

Utah Department of Transportation

J. Richard Capka

 

J. Richard Capka

Management

Dawson & Associates

Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research

The Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research was established in 1996 in honor of Henry L. Michel, Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Civil Engineering Forum for Innovation (CEFI), formerly the Civil Engineering Research Foundation. 

Seth L. Pearlman   

The 2014 Michel Award Winner is:

Seth L. Pearlman, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE

Menard USA

ASCE Excellence in Journalism Award

The ASCE Excellence in Journalism Award was instituted in 1994 to recognize journalists for outstanding coverage of the issues involving clean water, transportation, the environment and other public works projects and enhance the public’s understanding of civil engineering.

   

The 2014 Journalism Award Winner is:

Mary Helen Berg

"Humble to Heroic," USA Today