BOSTON – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named STV Incorporated as a winner of a 2018 Bronze Engineering Excellence Awards for its work on the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) Vehicle Maintenance, Operations and Storage Facility in Worcester, MA.
The 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards were announced at the recent ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala with emcees Beth J. Larkin, PE, MBTA Assistant General Manager for Capital Delivery and Housamm (“Sam”) H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, MassPort Director of Capital Programs & Environmental Affairs.
STV Incorporated, with offices in Boston, was retained by the WRTA to design a new two-story, 150,000-square-foot vehicle maintenance, operations and storage facility to house up to 75 buses, 30 vans and other vehicles and to provide workspace for 150 employees.
The new facility increased fleet maintenance and storage space while providing an efficient and safe work environment as the WRTA increases its fleet size and adopts fuel-efficient, low-emission bus technologies. Innovative design solutions addressed the project’s complexity and challenges, creating an aesthetically pleasing and functional landmark building constructed on a reclaimed site to serve the WRTA and the Worcester region for years to come.
“The awards honor this year’s most outstanding engineering accomplishments in Massachusetts,” said ACEC/MA President Michael J. Scipione, PE President and CEO of Weston & Sampson Engineering, Inc. “They are excellent examples of how engineers create projects that improve or lives and communities. Professional engineers are dedicated to providing quality infrastructure, providing safe and reliable water and energy, and making our buildings safe and energy efficient. We congratulate our winners on their exceptional achievements.”