Hanson Awards

At Hanson, we are proud to be a nationally recognized, award-winning consulting firm! We know that our awards and recognitions are a testament to our work, honoring talented employees, exceptional clients and fascinating projects. For several years, Hanson has ranked on lists including "Best Places to Work in Illinois," "Best Companies to Work for in Florida" and "Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record (ENR)." We strive to maintain happy, motivated, long-term employees. 

2018 Awards & Recognitions

  • Best in Category Award, Energy, American Council of Engineering Companies
    of Illinois, “Ameren HMX High-Voltage Transmission Line Mississippi River Crossing Foundation and Construction Access Designs”
  • No. 10 in the medium-employer category, Best Places to Work in Illinois, Best Companies Group and The Daily Herald Business Ledger
  • No. 184 ranking on the Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-
    Record (ENR)
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award (Project of the Year), American Society of Civil Engineers Central Illinois Section, "Ahsapa Reconnects Emiquon to Illinois River"
  • Special Achievement Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, “Ameren HMX High-Voltage Transmission Line Mississippi River Crossing Foundation and Construction Access Designs”
  • No. 8 in the large-company category, Best Companies to Work for in Florida

2017 Awards & Recognitions

  • Award of Excellence, Association of Conservation Engineers' Carl V. Anderson Conservation Project Awards, "Ahsapa Reconnects Emiquon to the Illinois River"
  • Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, “Ahsapa Reconnects Emiquon to the Illinois River”
  • Award of Excellence, Association of Conservation Engineers' Carl V. Anderson Conservation Project Awards, "Ahsapa Reconnects Emiquon to the Illinois River"
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering
    Companies, "Ahsapa Reconnects Emiquon to the Illinois River”
  • No. 11 in the large-company category, Best Companies to Work for
    in Florida, Best Companies Group and Florida Trend magazine
  • No. 17 in the medium-employer category, Best Places to Work in Illinois, Best Companies Group and The Daily Herald Business Ledger
  • No. 18 in the multidiscipline category, Best Firms to Work For, Zweig Group
  • No. 193 ranking on the Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record (ENR)
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award (Project of the Year), American Society of Civil Engineers Central Illinois Section, "Ameren HMX High-Voltage Transmission Line Mississippi River Crossing Foundation and Construction Access Designs"
  • Public Works Project of the Year Award, transportation category ($5 million-$25 million), American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter, “Springfield Rail Improvements Project Carpenter Street Underpass”
  • Public Works Project of the Year Award, transportation category (less than $5 million), American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter, “Bowman Avenue Improvements”

2016 Awards & Recognitions

  • No. 10 in the large-company category, Best Companies to Work for
    in Florida, Best Companies Group and Florida Trend magazine
  • Outstanding Civic Involvement – Business Owner of the Year Award, Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Best project over $150 million, Structural Engineers Association of Illinois, "Alaska's Tanana River Bridge"
  • No. 35 in the civil engineering category, Best Firms to Work For, Zweig Group
  • No. 18 in the medium-employer category, Best Places to Work in Illinois, Best Companies Group and The Daily Herald Business Ledger
  • No. 192 ranking on the Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record (ENR)
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award of Merit, American Society of Civil Engineers, "Alaska’s Tanana River Bridge"
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, “Alaska’s Glenn Highway capacity improvements”
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, “CapX2020 Mississippi River T-Line Crossing"
  • National Silver Award in the environmental category, American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington, "Nason Creek Habitat Restoration"
  • Grand Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri, "CapX2020 Mississippi River T-Line Crossing"
  • Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Alaska, "Alaska's Glenn Highway capacity improvements"
  • Project of the Year Award in the transportation category, Alaska Engineering Societies, "Alaska's Glenn Highway capacity improvements"
  • People's Choice Award, Alaska Engineering Societies, "Alaska's Glenn Highway capacity improvements"
  • Project Award in the transportation category ($5 million-$25 million), American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter, "Peoria, Illinois, TIGER II Downtown Warehouse District Complete Streets"
  • Project Award in the environment category (less than $5 million), American Public Works Association Illinois Chapter, "Springfield, Illinois, Sewer Garage Stormwater Project"

2015 Awards & Recognitions

  • Grand Award, Alaska Engineering Societies, "Alaska’s Tanana River Bridge"
  • Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Alaska, "Alaska’s Tanana River Bridge"
  • Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, "Camp Lincoln headquarters geothermal system"
  • Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, "Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (Interstate 90) western segment"
  • Merit Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Indiana, "Sinkhole Repairs, Runway Rehabilitation in Indiana"
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, "Alaska’s Tanana River Bridge"
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, "Camp Lincoln headquarters geothermal system"
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, "Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (Interstate 90) western segment"
  • No. 17 in the medium-employer category, Best Places to Work in Illinois, Best Companies Group and The Daily Herald Business Ledger
  • No. 22 in the large-company category, Best Companies to Work for in Florida, Best Companies Group and Florida Trend magazine
  • No. 21 in the multidiscipline category, Best Firms to Work For, Zweig Group
  • No. 177 ranking on the Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record (ENR)

 

2014 Awards & Recognitions

  • Col. Frederick Mears Award of Excellence, Alaska Railroad Corp., Tanana River Bridge
  • International finalist, Bentley Systems Inc.’s Be Inspired Award, Innovation in Bridges category, "Alaska’s Northern Rail Extension: Tanana River Bridge"
  • Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, "Revitalizing Rockford: Auburn and Main Roundabout"
  • Merit Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, "Springfield Rail Improvements Project Tier 2 EIS"
  • Merit Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Indiana, "System of Innovation: The New Indiana 49 Interchange at Vale Park Road"
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, "Revitalizing Rockford: Auburn and Main Roundabout"
  • No. 2 in the large-company category, Best Companies to Work for in Florida, Best Companies Group and Florida Trend magazine
  • No. 12 in the medium-employer category, Best Places to Work in Illinois, Best Companies Group and The Daily Herald Business Ledger
  • No. 13 in the multidiscipline category, Best Firms to Work For, Zweig Group
  • No. 163 ranking on the Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record (ENR)
  • Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Outstanding Restoration, Landmarks Illinois, "Illinois State Capitol West Wing"
  • State Finalist Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Indiana, "I-74 Mississippi River Crossing Corridor Management"
  • Zweig Letter Hot Firms List — naming the fastest-growing architecture, engineering and environmental firms, Zweig Group

 

2013 Awards & Recognitions

  • International finalist, Bentley Systems Inc.'s Be Inspired Award, Innovation in Roads category, "Illinois Tollway Interstate 90 widening and reconstruction"
  • The Zweig Letter's Marketing Communications Award, third place in the special event marketing campaign category, holiday card
  • No. 153 ranking on the Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record (ENR)
  • Zweig Letter Hot Firms List – naming the fastest-growing architecture, engineering and environmental firms, ZweigWhite
  • No. 16 in the multidiscipline category, Best Firms to Work For, ZweigWhite
  • No. 18 in the large-employer category, Best Places to Work in Illinois, Best Companies Group and The Daily Herald Business Ledger
  • No. 29 in the large-company category, Best Companies to Work for in Florida, Best Companies Group and Florida Trend magazine
  • National Recognition Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, "Illinois High-Speed Rail Tier 1 EIS"
  • Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, "Illinois High-Speed Rail Tier 1 EIS"
  • State Finalist Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of Indiana, "NPCA Plant Certification Program – Auditing"
  • Project of the Year Award, transportation category $10 million to $100 million, American Public Works Association (APWA) Illinois Chapter, "Don Moffitt Overpass on West Main Street," Galesburg, Ill.
  • Project of the Year Award, transportation category $2 million to $10 million, American Public Works Association (APWA) Illinois Chapter, "Bridging Past and Present: Rebuilding the Allerton Park Bridge," Monticello, Ill.