GRTC Wins Grand Award from American Council of Engineering Companies

Richmond, VA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia (ACEC) awarded The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) with 2012 Grand Award in the Engineering Excellence Awards competition. rnrnGRTC is leading the way in green design for transit authorities. It turned a contaminated 12-acre site into a modern, state-of-the-art bus operation and maintenance campus. The facility, built by Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. of Winchester, includes a 26,000-square-foot administrative office building and a 100,600-square-foot primary bus maintenance and heavy repair facility plus outdoor bus storage. rnrnProject engineers Gannett Fleming and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. received high praise from the judges: “some of the technologies used by the engineering firms in this year’s competition are pioneering efforts that haven’t been employed before. All of the projects are outstanding examples of engineering at its best