Project of the Year

   Public Works Project of the Year

WA Chapter Nomination Due: 
January 17, 2017, Midnight

Awarded at: WA Chapter Spring Conference


Directions for Submitting: Download the Nomination Form / Supporting Data Form and Photo Worksheet . Submit online above with up to 10 images. 

Supporting documentation is limited to 20 pages, excluding photos and forms. Photographs will be used for promotional purposes by the association. No letters of recommendation please as they will not be considered. Simultaneous nomination of the same project in two categories is not permitted.

Please email after submitting online for confirmation.

Eligibility: To be eligible for nomination, a project must have been "substantially completed" and available for public/agency use within two calendar years prior to nomination. If a project has multiple phases or segments, then "substantially completed"  will be construed to mean the when the intial phase or segment is 90% complete and available to the public/agency for use. 

Review Last Year's Winning Submissions

Submitting to the National APWA Project of the must be done separately from the state level.

More information is available here: National Nomination Due: March 1, 2017

These awards recognize excellence in management and administration to successfully complete public works projects. Awards fall into five categories listed below, with dollar volume differentials (Less than $5M, <$25M, $25M - $75M, >$75M) within each category:


  • Emergency/Disaster Preparedness
  • Environment
  • Historical Restoration/Preservation
  • Structures
  • Transportation

Kirk Holmes 
Director of Central Washington Services
Perteet Inc.
800.615.9900  |  C 509.312.9963         

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   Project of the Year Award Winners

Project of the Year
View Award Presentation here.
View Winning Submissions by clicking on the project name below.



Less than $5M
Manchester Stormwater Park, Kitsap County

Squalicum Creek Reroute, City of Bellingham - NATIONAL WINNER

$5M - $25M
Flood Protection Project, City of Tacoma
$5M - $25M
Lyon Creek Flood Mitigation Project, City of Lake Forest Park
$25M - $75M 
Lynden Water Treatment Plant, City of Lynden



$5M - $25M
Saltwater State Park Bridge Seismic Retrofit, City of Des Moines

Less than $5M
Park Lane Pedestrian Enhancements, City of Kirkland

$5M - $25M
Railroad Grade Separations, City of Yakima - NATIONAL WINNER

Less than $5M
Portal Way / Dakota Bridge No. 500 Seismic Retrofit, Whatcom County
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