FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2011
Contact: Amy Kay, Public Relations Coordinator
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Hanson receives Project of the Year Award from APWA’s Illinois Chapter
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — On May 6, 2011, during the American Public Works Association (APWA) Illinois Chapter Conference held in Peoria, Ill., Hanson received APWA’s Project of the Year award for its work on the MacArthur extension project in Springfield, Ill.
The MacArthur extension project connects Springfield’s MacArthur Boulevard from Wabash Avenue to a new interchange at Interstate 72. This 2.2-mile, four-lane arterial roadway offers motorists a safe, efficient route to travel and convenient access to I-72. Hanson served as the prime engineering consultant for this project, providing feasibility and location design studies, contract documents, drainage analysis, signalized intersection design, signage plans, railroad underpass and overpass design, and public involvement assistance.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.