PALMDALE – The High Desert Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA), which represents jurisdictions in the Santa Clarita, Victorville, Lancaster and Palmdale, presented its annual project awards Dec. 5.
The award winners are as follows:
- Outstanding Public Works Project of the Year – City of Santa Clarita – McBean Parkway Bridge Widening.
- Innovative Design of the Year – City of Lancaster, Development Services Automation.
- Best Improvement for Public Safety – City of Santa Clarita, Left-Turn Yellow Change Interval Study.
- Best Use of Technology – City of Palmdale – Interactive Citywide GIS Website.
- Best Environmental Project – City of Palmdale, Illegal Dumping Project.
- Outstanding Public Works Employees of the Year – City of Palmdale, Rod Holtz and City of Lancaster, Jon Cantrell.
“We are proud of the Antelope Valley as a whole to win so many categories from their peers in Public Works,” stated Palmdale City Manager James Purtee. “We are especially proud of our employees who worked collaboratively in our awards, showing how much we can accomplish when we put our collective efforts together.”
The purpose of the APWA is the advancement of the theory and practice of the design, construction, maintenance, administration, and operation of public works facilities and services.
For more information about the awards program, contact Brian Glidden of Arrow Engineering at 661-949-2525 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the city of Palmdale’s projects, contact Benjamin Lucha at 661-267-5300 or email@example.com.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]