As part of its 2023 Regional Best Projects competition, ENR Midwest is excited to announce the projects that stood out for excellence in their approaches to safety and sustainability. 

These projects join 29 others that were recognized as Best Project winners announced in August. 

The judge for the safety category was Sam Mishelow, director of client development for Meyer Najem. The judge in the sustainability category was Jill Katic, director of lean evolution + knowledge management and sustainability community leader for Barton Malow Holidngs. 

Each contest, the Excellence in Safety and Excellence in Sustainability, has two winners: one Best Project and one Award of Merit. 

The winners are: 

Best Project/Safety 

HARIBO Great Lakes, Pleasant Prairie, Wisc.
Submitted by Gilbane Building Co.

Award of Merit/Safety 

East Bottoms Pump Station Rehab, Phase 3, Kansas City, Mo.
Submitted by Garney Company 

Best Project/Sustainability 

Pepper Construction, Cincinnati Office Renovation, Cincinnati
Submitted by Pepper Construction

Award of Merit/Sustainability 

Nakoosa Trail Facility
Submitted by Stantec Architecture

Read more about all the winning projects in the Nov. 13 edition of ENR Midwest. These winners, along with other Midwest Best Projects winners and the region's 2023 Firms of the Year, will be honored Nov. 28 in Chicago at the ENR Midwest Regional Best Projects Awards event. Find out more, or register to attend, by clicking here.