ACEC/MA Announces Howard Stein Hudson as 2019 Bronze Winner

BOSTON, MA, Aug 13, 2019 – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named the Howard Stein Hudson as a 2019 bronze award winner for engineering excellence for their work on Connect Historic Boston.

Howard Stein Hudson partnered with the City of Boston to transform downtown Boston’s well known and important streets into safe, multimodal corridors for residents and visitors to enjoy and explore. The Connect Historic Boston Bike Trail was designed and shovel-ready within a year, delivering Boston’s first bike signals and two-way protected bike infrastructure along a mile and a half of family-friendly, low-stress bike trail. This $24 million TIGER Grant-funded construction project opens a new commuting option for residents and a pleasant, historic route for tourists to explore the history of Boston’s Downtown waterfront, North End, and West End. Howard Stein Hudson is headquartered in Boston.

The 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards were announced at the recent ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala with special guest emcees Jonathan L. Gulliver, highway administrator at MassDOT and Frederick A. Laskey, Executive Director of MWRA.

“Each year we gather to celebrate and recognize engineering firms for projects that demonstrate innovation and excellence,” said Michael J. Walsh, PE, president of ACEC/MA and vice president of CDM Smith. “We congratulate our winners who work tirelessly throughout the year to advance the goals and values of our organization and the industry.”


The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) is the business association of the Massachusetts engineering industry, representing over 120 independent engineering companies engaged in the development of transportation, environmental, industrial, and other infrastructure. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boston, MA, ACEC/MA is a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) based in Washington, DC.  ACEC is a national federation of 51 state and regional organizations.

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