Posted on 12/03/2021 in News & Announcements

Hennessey Engineers awarded “Project of the Year 2020” by APWA Downriver Branch

APWA Project of the Year 2020


Congratulations to Charles SmithTroy Nuccio, P.E., and the Hennessey Team! The American Public Works Association Downriver Branch awarded Hennessey Engineers with “Project of the Year 2020” for the Holbrook Avenue Reconstruction project during its annual Holiday meeting December 2, 2021.

The Holbrook Avenue Reconstruction Roadway and Water Main Project, located in the City of Hamtramck, MI, presented numerous challenges, requiring extensive knowledge of Wayne County and its existing infrastructure. Among the challenges, most homes required in-street parking along the roadway where construction took place. Complicating matters further, a senior living plaza and a commercial building needing continuous access were located on the site. Extra caution was also needed due to a building abutting the existing right-of-way. In addition, the presence of an old pedestrian tunnel underneath the roadway required excessive caution to remove and install new utilities properly.