Awards Banquet – APWA Florida – Big Bend Branch

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This years APWA Big Bend’s Annual Project Award Banquet will be held on March 2, 2017.  The cost of tickets is $25 per person and $40 per couple. Mr. Deji Ajose-Adeogun, is our Banquet Committee Chairman. This year we will have our event at the Sheraton Hotel. Please RSVP to

This year we recognize those who won “Project of the year” awards as well as those members of the Big Bend APWA who had their anniversaries this year. Last year we celebrated those members who have been national members for 5, 15 and 30 years.  Last year Tony Park was given a lifetime membership by APWA.

The award banquet also seeks to enhance the prestige of the often-unsung heroes of our society-the professionals who serve the public good every day and night, through disasters and emergencies, all with quiet dedication and we recognizing their projects and contribution to our Big Bend Area.


For your information, get this is last year’s application package HERE.

Click Here to go to our Photo Gallery and look at some past Awards Banquet photographs.

Year 2016 Project Award Winners:

  1. Transportation: Old Bainbridge Road & Pullen Road Intersection Improvement-Roundabout (Leon County, Genesis)
  2. Historic Preservation: Edison (City Joint venture, Conn and Associates)
  3. Environmental: Lakeview Drive (Leon County & Genesis)
  4. Multifunction: Cascades Segment 3 & FAMU Way (Blueprint, Kimley Horn, Genesis, Wooden+Partners)
  5. Structures $5M to $25M: Capital Cascades Crossing (Blueprint, Kimley Horn & Figg)
  6. Structures Less than $5M: Natural Bridge Road (Leon County, Lochner & Atkins)
  7. Best Performance: Shell Point Boat Ramp (Wakulla County & Dewberry|Preble Rish)
  8. Beautification: Fred George Basin Greenway & Park Capital Cascades Crossing (Leon County & DRMP)


BELOW IS THE PPROJECT AWARD NOMINATION SUBMITTAL PROCESS.  (Considered your project for one of these awards.)

The establishment of Project of the Year Award Program is to promote excellence in the management and administration of public works projects by recognizing the alliance between the managing agency, the consultant/architect/engineer, and the contractor who accomplished the projects together.

The American Public Works Association (APWA) Big Bend Branch will recognize the awardees at our Annual Banquet in February of each year.

The Florida Chapter Big Bend Awards are for the following categories:

Transportation* – Projects address, correct or improve transportation issues and improve the level of services.

Environmental / Stormwater* – Projects address physical environment / stormwater issues, or correct and improve the environmental / stormwater situations.

Structures*– To include public structures preservation/rehabilitation, municipal buildings, parks, bridges, etc.

Emergency Construction / Repair – Entry should include the techniques and timing for safety, community relations, environmental protection, adverse conditions and additional consideration.

In-house Maintenance / Enhancement – The most effective project completed by the in-house crews of Public Works Departments.

Beautification – Projects enhance, correct or improve aesthetic conditions of the project site.

Multi-function– Projects address multiple aspects of issues, such as combinations of environmental / stormwater, transportation and beautification.

Best Performance – Project has the best performance after completion, meeting and exceeding the original design goals.  This award is for project cost higher than five million dollars ($5,000,000.00).

For your information, get 2016 application and the rules in PDF.

Also, the information for the State award is here.

 2016 Flyer