2022 Nominations Are No Longer Being Accepted...

Deadline was January 14, 2022.

The award recipients will be recognized at the APC Annual TQI Awards Banquet on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at The Penn Stater, State College, PA.

PARTNERING AWARD

The Pennsylvania Partnering Awards recognize partnership teams that demonstrate a high-level of achievement through their practice of the Partnering principles and processes related to the transportation industry.

Collaborative teamwork that achieves measurable results through agreements and productive working relationships is more important today than ever. Resources and time are essential. Successful partnerships conserve resources and generate creative solutions.

Your project supported Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure and included one or more of the following: highways/state routes, freeways, roads and streets, including reconstruction and expansion or widening of existing facilities, bridges, interchanges, overpasses, and/or tunnels, airports, bus/transit, rest areas, ports of entry, rail, Intelligent Transportation Systems (VMS, Speed Detectors, etc.) multi-use paths, pedestrian bridges, and/or transportation support facilities.

Deadline has past. Nominations are no longer being accepted.

COMMUNITY CONNECTION & ENHANCEMENT AWARD

Research has shown that citizens relate best to transportation projects that enhance to safety, convenience and quality of life improvements in their community.

The Community Connection and Enhancement Awards seek to recognize projects that had a positive impact on quality of life in communities.

Your project supported Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure and included one or more of the following documents: scoping, planning, environmental, design, and/or plans completed to the percent stage required in the contract.

Deadline has past. Nominations are no longer being accepted.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD

APC’s Values Statement recognizes the value of diversity in our industry and APC’s Mission Statement includes facilitating the development of a diverse workforce and future industry leaders.

The APC Diversity Excellence awards honor private and public sector organizations that are champions in advancing diversity and fostering a culture of inclusion within their workforce, business processes and in the communities they serve.

Non-construction eligibility includes public and agency partnerships among and between DOTs, other local, state and federal agencies, counties, and possibly non-governmental stakeholders, such as utilities and private organizations.

Deadline has past. Nominations are no longer being accepted.

General Information

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • The project/program must be transportation related
  • One application submittal per awards category.
  • One application per project/program.

Projects/Program Timeline

  • Construction projects underway by June 1, 2021 preferably substantially complete or accepted for maintenance between October 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021
  • Non-construction projects/programs established by June 1, 2021
  • Purpose, intent, goals and/or objectives were substantially met
  • Projects submitted for award in prior years are not eligible

The TQI Award process is led by a committee of volunteers who role model excellence in the transportation industry. They oversee the award process, which includes establishing a high standard of Partnering performance and the categories of projects eligible to receive this distinguished award.

Submittal requirements are clearly outlined every year. Committee members have in-depth expertise in the transportation industry and recognized leadership in building partnerships. Judging criteria is established to support high levels of excellence over the life of the award.

The Judges’ Panel, made up of the Partnering Subcommittee, determines the award recipients. Members of the panel represent:

  • Government agencies
  • Contractors
  • Consultants

The award recipients will be recognized at the APC Annual TQI Awards Banquet on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at The Penn Stater, State College, PA.

 

Judging steps include:

  1. Review submittals for eligibility and guideline adherence
  2. Criteria compliance
  3. Select finalists for the award
  4. Verification/clarification of recipient information and results
  5. Final recommendation for award recipients
  6. Final decision made by February 4, 2022
  7. Award presentation at the APC Annual TQI Awards Banquet on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at The Penn Stater, State College, PA.

APPLICATION DEADLINES AND SUBMITTAL INFORMATION

  • Nomination Packages are due January 14, 2022
  • Nomination Packages will only be accepted electronically
  • Minimum 11 pt. font

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