ENR New England's Best Projects 2018 competition winners have been chosen by a group of industry judges. The Best Project safety award winners, which are juried by a separate group of safety experts, and can be found here.

An awards breakfast to honor this year's winners will be Dec. 12 at the Hyatt Regency Boston. Click here for more info or to register. The winners listed below are also profiled in depth in the Dec. 3-10 print issue of ENR New England. 

Four judges reviewed and discussed 36 projects located throughout the region, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Projects were evaluated on the ability of the project team to overcome challenges, contribution to the industry and community, safety and construction and design quality.

If your project didn’t win this year, please be sure to submit next year. 

Judges could select any combination of Best Project-level category winners and Award of Merit honorees. Judges also designated an overall Project of the Year from the Best Project-level winners listed below. The Project of the year will be announced at the December awards banquet. 

ENR New England’s first Specialty Contractor of the Year, J.C. Cannistraro, will also be honored at the banquet, as well as the New England Legacy Award winner, Jennifer Pinck.

This year's winners are:

Best Project-level Winners

Best Airport/Transit

Silver Line Gateway

Submitted by AECOM Technical Services Inc.  

Best Energy/Industrial 

West Springfield 8C Substation

Submitted by Burns & McDonnell

Best Government Public Buildings 

Rhode Island Veterans Home

Submitted by Gilbane Building Co.

Best Health Care

101 Jackson Street Expansion 

Submitted by JM Coull Inc.

Best Higher Education/Research

Yale University, Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray Colleges

Submitted by Dimeo Construction Co.

Best Highway/Bridge

I-91 Brattleboro Bridge Improvements

Submitted by PCL Civil Constructors Inc.

Best Interior Design 

Red Hat Executive Briefing Center, Open Innovation Labs & Engineering Lab

Submitted by Structure Tone

Best K-12 Education 

Orville H. Platt High School Additions and Renovations

Submitted by O&G Industries Inc.

Best Manufacturing


Submitted by Plaza Construction LLC

Best Renovation/Restoration

South Street Landing

Submitted by Odeh Engineers Inc.

Best Water/Environment

Phase IV – Remedy Implementation  Former Gloucester Gas Light Company Manufactured Gas Plant Facility

Submitted by Charter Contracting Co. LLC

Awards of Merit

Award of Merit Higher Education/Research

Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies

Submitted by Gilbane Building Co.

Award of Merit Higher Education/Research

New England Conservatory Student Life & Performance Center

Submitted by AECOM Tishman

Award of Merit Higher Education/Research

Monadnock Hall

Submitted by PMA Consultants

Award of Merit Highway/Bridges

Rehabilitation of Bridge No. 04326, Route 175 Over AMTRAK

Submitted by O&G Industries Inc.

Award of Merit Interior Design

Project Sagamore - EMD Serono

Submitted by INTEC Group Inc.

Award of Merit Interior Design

Reebok Headquarters Relocation

Submitted by Gilbane Building Co.

Award of Merit K-12 Education

Enfield High School Additions and Renovations

Submitted by Gilbane Building Co.

Award of Merit Manufacturing

Ben & Jerry's Project Extra Chunk (BP01)

Submitted by PC Construction Co.

Award of Merit Office/Retail Mixed-Use Developments

The Exchange at 100 Federal Street

Submitted by Turner Construction Co.

Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration

Harvard University Gore Hall Complex

Submitted by Consigli Construction Co. Inc.

Award of Merit Residential/Hospitality

Ronald McDonald House

Submitted by Svigals + Partners

Award of Merit Residential/Hospitality

The Lucas

Submitted by Finegold Alexander Architects Inc.

Award of Merit Residential/Hospitality

Savin Hill Apartments

Submitted by Bald Hill Builders

Award of Merit Specialty Construction

Millstone Outfall Fish Barriers Restoration

Submitted by Cianbro Corp.

Award of Merit Specialty Construction

Emerson College Little Building, Boston, Mass.

Submitted by NASDI LLC 

Award of Merit Sports/Entertainment 

Bentley University Multipurpose Arena

Submitted by Suffolk