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ACEC - American Council of Engineering Companies - 100 Years of Excellence

Engineering Excellence Awards

Metro Public Works received 3 ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) 2013 Engineering Excellence awards for the 28th/31st Ave Connector, Music City Bikeway, and KVB projects at the ACEC banquet last week.

3 Metro Projects Win ACEC 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards

Metro receives award

National flood project of the year

The Metro Nashville/Davidson County Government 2010 Flood Recovery Effort was recently selected as one of the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) “Public Works Projects of the Year.

Metro Nashville Wins APWA Project of the Year Award

State project of the year

Awards banquetMetro Nashville’s Public Works Department was recently honored by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Public Works Association with the ‘2010 Project of the Year’ for clean up and response following the May flood.

MPW Employees Win ‘Project of the Year’ Award for Flood Clean Up and Response

KVB bridge awards

Gateway bridgeIn August 2005, the city’s newest signature structure won top honor in the “Major Span” category in the External LinkNational Steel Bridge Alliance 2005 Prize Bridge Competition. Then, in November 2005, Gateway made External LinkRoads & Bridges magazine’s Top 10 Bridges List for 2005. The structure was Number 9 on the overall list, and graced the front cover of the magazine’s November 2005 edition.

Gateway Bridge Project information

Recycle RoomRecycling Education Station Wins State Award

Metro Beautification's Recycling Education Station and recycling program was presented with the TDOT/Keep Tennessee Beautiful Award of Excellence for K-8 Education at the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)/Keep Tennessee Beautiful (KTnB) 2009 Biennial State Conference in February.

TDOT Commissioner Gerald F. Nicely was on hand to present the Award of Excellence plaque and a $1,000 grant check to Metro Beautification.

Additional Award Winning Project Information

Brecheen Russell Bauman Brecheen, Jr., Awarded Keep America Beautiful's Iron Eyes Cody Award

Russell Brecheen, Chair of the Metro Beautification & Environment Commission and District 27 Commissioner, always has a smile on his face and never meets a stranger. He has a desire to keep his district clean, safe and beautiful and to encourage and help others to do so across Davidson County in order to keep our great City of Nashville, TN clean and attractive to those who live, work and visit here. He is a volunteer who shows exceptional leadership in raising public awareness about litter prevention, roadside and community beautification, solid waste issues and the need for citizens to participate in activities that preserve and enhance natural resources and public lands. What a guy to have on your team! The Metro Beautification and Environment Commission is honored to nominate Russell Bauman Brecheen, Jr. for the 2008 Iron Eyes Cody Award.

JoAnn North Receives First ‘Ann Chapman Legacy Award’

Metro Beautification creates award to honor former director

Jo Ann North Receiving AwardCiting her many years of dedication and service in keeping Nashville clean and beautiful, the Metro Beautification and Environment Commission (MBEC) has named former Davidson County Property Assessor JoAnn North the inaugural winner of the Ann Chapman Legacy Award. The award was presented by Veronica Frazier, Metro Beautification Executive Director and Chairman Russell Brecheen on Tuesday, September 23, at a reception held to thank Ms. North for thirty-two years of public service. The Ann Chapman Legacy Award