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Flood Control Project Wins State Level Award

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Flood Control Project Wins State Level Award

4th Street South Fargo

On April 18th the North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers (NDSPE) had their annual meeting in Grand Forks and announced the statewide winner of the 2016 Outstanding Engineering Design Award. HEI's 4th Street South Flood Protection project had won at the chapter level and ended up taking home the state level award!

The annual award recognizes an outstanding design project of an NDSPE-affiliated firm that demonstrates exeptional engineering design, innovation, originality, functionality, and overall achievement in overcoming challenges and meeting client satisfaction. 

This project has also received recognition from the American Public Works Association and the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Dakota.  

Project Manager Greg Thompson with the award plaque.


About the Project

The project's success means that residents in the 4th Street South Fargo neighborhood can continue relying on the certified flood protection to reduce the likelihood for future emergency flood fighting efforts. This project also keeps properties out of the floodplain, protecting residents from paying flood insurance, which saves them hundreds of dollars per year. 

Learn more about this award-winning project.