ENR New York congratulates Intercounty Constructors, a joint venture team of Granite Construction, Corman Construction and G.A. & F.C. Wagman, which submitted the winning entry in this year’s N.Y. Region Best Projects competition. The project, Intercounty Connector, Contract A in Montgomery County, MD, was one of 98 entries chosen by a panel of industry veterans from the region.

In addition, the judges selected 27 projects as winners in 17 categories. The project teams for all the winning entries will be recognized at an awards breakfast held on Nov. 8 at the McGraw-Hill Headquarters at 1221 Avenue of the Americas. 

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All submitting firms and project team members are invited to register for the event.

 Winners by category are as follows:

 Best Civil/Infrastructure Project

Winner — Water Tunnels and Associated Works – Croton Water Treatment Plant

Submitted By:  URS/Malcolm Pirnie

Government/Public Building

Winner — Pennsylvania Convention Center Expansion

Submitted By:  Tishman Construction

Award of Merit — BRAC Air National Guard Headquarters and Readiness Center

Submitted By:  Clark Construction Group

Green Project

Winner — Engineering & Science Building

Submitted By: Stantec Consulting Services

Award of Merit — Robinson Nature Center

Submitted By:  Forrester Construction


Health Care

Winner — Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Submitted By: Clark/Balfour Beatty, a joint venture



Winner — Delaware City Refinery Restart Project

Submitted By: Nooter Construction

Award of Merit — Astoria Energy 575 MW Power Plant, Phase II

Submitted By: E-J Electric Installation Co.


Interior Design/Tenant Improvement

Winner — HOK New York

Submitted By:  HOK


Multi-Family Residential/Hospitality

Winner — Riverside South - Buildings J1 and J2

Submitted By: Lend Lease


Small Project

Winner — Levitt Pavilion at Steel Stacks

Submitted By: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Award of Merit — Fort McHenry Education and Visitors Center

Submitted By: Forrester Construction



Winner — CONSOL Energy Center

Submitted By: Structal-Heavy Steel Construction, a division of Canam Group



Winner — DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Submitted By: H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture

Award of Merit — National Museum of American Jewish History

Submitted By: INTECH Construction


Higher Education/Research

Winner — Columbia Northwest Corner Building

Submitted By: Turner Construction

Award of Merit — Towson University West Village Commons

Submitted By: Barton Malow



Winner — 'Moon Area High School

Submitted By: Nello Construction


Landscape/Hardscape/Urban Development

Winner — Union Square North Pavilion, Plaza & Playground Reconstruction

Submitted By: Hill International


Winner — United States Institute of Peace Headquarters and Global Peacebuilding Center

Submitted By: Clark Construction Group

Award of Merit — CENTRA

Submitted By:  Tishman Construction



Winner — IRS 30th Street Campus Project

Submitted By:  General Services Administration

Award of Merit — Exterior Restoration of the New York Public Library Humanity and Social Services

Submitted By: URS Corporation - New York

Award of Merit — American Trucking Associations Capitol Hill Legislative Office

Submitted By: Forrester Construction



Retail/Mixed Use

Winner — Square 54

Submitted By: Clark Construction Group



Winner — Intercounty Connector, Contract A

Submitted By: Intercounty Constructors, a joint venture

Award of Merit — Atlantic Avenue Viaduct Design-Build, Phase IIa

Submitted By: HNTB New York Engineering and Architecture, PC

As the new editor of ENR New York, I’m impressed by the complexity and hard work that went into these entries. Thanks to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners.

-Esther D’Amico