CTF to Celebrate 20th Annual TRANNY Awards in June

Wed May 13, 2009 - West Edition
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The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) announced the TRANNY Award winners for Project of the Year, Person of the Year, Elected Official of the Year and Organization of the Year for transportation excellence in 2008. The announcement was made April 20.

CTF also announced the top three finalists for eleven other awards, the winners of which will be announced at the Awards ceremony and luncheon on June 3, 2009. The CTF TRANNY Awards recognize excellence in California transportation, all modes, public and private sector and from all regions of the state.

“The TRANNY Awards jury, made up of public and private sector transportation professionals, reviewed many excellent nominations this year,” said Linda Bohlinger, CTF Chair. “Our selections represent the best of the projects, programs and people who made a positive difference for California transportation in 2008,” she continued.

CTF congratulates the TRANNY Award winners:

Project of the Year

• Fix I-5 Boat Section

C.C. Myers, Inc.; Caltrans District 3, City of Sacramento, Ruyak Media

Person of the Year

• Roger Snoble, Immediate Past CEO, LA METRO

Elected Official

of the Year

• Honorable Ellen Tauscher, Representative, 10th Congressional District

Organization

of the Year

• Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Attend the TRANNY Awards luncheon and ceremony on June 3 in Sacramento to cheer on the top contenders for the following categories:

Freeway Project

of the Year

• 60/91/215 Corridor Improvement Project

Caltrans D8; Washington Obayashi Joint Venture; Caltrop; RCTC

• I-15 Express Lanes

SANDAG; Caltrans D11; Flatiron; Coffman Specialties; HNTB; Transcore LP

• SR 84 Realignment/Widening

Caltrans D4; Granite Construction Company

Alternative Mode

Project of the Year

• Bay Farm Island Bike Bridge Gap Closure

City of Alameda; Redgwick Construction Company

• Royer Park to Harding Blvd. Bike Trail

City of Roseville; URS; TRC Inc.; RNR Construction

• Cliff Street Bike Path/Pedestrian Bridge

City of Solana Beach; T.Y. Lin International; Schmidt Design Group

Aviation Project

of the Year

• Edwards AFB Main Runway Replacement

CH2M Hill Constructors Inc.; Interstate Highway Construction, Inc. J.V.; US Air Force

• McClellan-Palomar Airport Terminal Redevelopment & Improvement

Mendoza & Associates; County of San Diego

Bridge/Grade Separation Project of the Year

• I-215/5th Street Bridge

SANBAG; Caltrans D8; AECOM: Jacbos

• SR 140 Ferguson Slide Bridges

Caltrans; USDI; USFS; Teichert Construction Company

• Hardscrabble Creek Bridge Replacement

Caltrans D1; US Forest Service; CA Fish & Game; American Civil Constructors Westcoast

Conventional Highway Project of the Year

• SR 4 Bypass

Mark Thomas; Contra Costa Co.; SR4ByPass Authority; Caltrans D4

• SR 1 Hermitage Slope

Caltrans D5; Condon Johnson and Associates

• SR74 Upper Ortega Widening

Caltrans D12; Brent Engineering

Environmental Enhancement/Sustainable Trans Program

• SR23 Wildlife Corridor Study and Mitigation

Caltrans D7, National Park Service

• Monterey-Salinas Transit Mustard Seed Biodiesel Research

Monterey-Salinas Transit; San Bernabe Vineyards; City of Monterey Business Council

• Humboldt State University Hydrogen Fueling Station

Schatz Energy Research Center of CSU Humboldt; Caltrans D1

Interchange Project

of the Year

• SR 99/Grant Line Rd

Elk Grove; STA; Mark Thomas and Company; RGW Construction

• SR 1/SR 17

Caltrans D5; Santa Cruz RTC; Pavex-Myers J.V.

• 101/Steele Lane

Caltrans D4; Ghilotti Co.; TA of Marin

Local Street

Project of the Year

• Carmel Valley Road Enhancement

City San Diego; URS; Scheidel Contracting & Engineering

• Greenback Lane Improvements

Citrus Heights; Dokken; Western Engineering Contractors

• Keystone Road Improvement

Caltrans D11, Hazard Construction

Public Outreach

Program of the Year

• 511 Traffic Campaign/Bay Area Trip Planner

MTC; Swirl, Inc.; SAIC; MDV

• Fog Kills- Slow Your Pace, It’s Not a Race

Caltrans D6; CHP Fresno Division; ICX Transportation

• 60/91/215 Pubic Awareness Campaign

Caltrans D8; CALTROP

Traffic Operations/ITS Program of the Year

• Redding Responder

Caltrans D2; Western Transportation Institute; Caltrans Research and Innovation

• 511 Emergency Response Improvements

MTC; Telvent Farradyne; ICx Transportation Group

• Mobile Century/Mobile Millennium

Caltrans Dist 4; UC Berkeley College of Engineering; Nokia

Transit Project

of the Year

•Sprinter Light Rail

Caltrans D11; N. County Transit Dist; SANDAG

• Smart Corner TOD

Centre City Development Corp.; SANDAG; Nasland Engineering

• VTA Transit Corridor Service Improvements

Caltrans D4; Santa Clara VTA

CTF is a non profit organization founded 21 years ago to support California’s transportation community. CTF’s mission – Remember, Recognize, Educate – is accomplished with workers assistance and memorial grants, scholarships for transportation students, the TRANNY Awards, transportation policy conferences and much more.

The 20th Annual TRANNY Awards are made possible in large part by our sponsors, including platinum sponsor, Parsons.

For more information, visit www.transportationfoundation.org.