Awards &

Accolades.

AWARD FROM
Del Mar Bluffs Emergency Repair, Disaster/Emergency Project of the Year American Public Works Association, San Diego & Imperial Counties
South Bay Bus Rapid Transit, Transportation Project of the Year American Public Works Association, San Diego & Imperial Counties
San Elijo Lagoon Restoration, Sustainable/Green Project of the Year American Public Works Association, San Diego & Imperial Counties
Inland Rail Trail Phase 2 Segment, Sustainable/Green Honor American Public Works Association, San Diego & Imperial Counties
Serrano PFAS Water Treatment Plant, Water/Wastewater Treatment Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County BranchOso Parkway Bridge, Bridge Project of the Year
I-5 HOV Addition from Avenida Pico to Avenida Vista Hermosa, Transportation Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
I-5 Central County HOV Improvements, Construction Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Bristol Street Improvement Phase 2B, Roadway & Highway Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
AWARD FROM
North Atwater Non-Motorized Multimodal Bridge, Honor Award in Los Angeles, CA; T.Y. Lin International in Los Angeles, American Council of Engineering Companies, California
San Gabriel Trench Grade Separation, Honor Award American Council of Engineering Companies, California
I-5 Genesee Avenue Interchange Reconstruction Project, Honor Award American Council of Engineering Companies, California
Plaza Bridge at Marine Way, Golden State Honor Award American Council of Engineering Companies, California
Albert Robles Center: Water Replenishment District Groundwater Reliability Improvement Program Advanced Water Treatment Facility, Merit Award American Council of Engineering Companies, California
Plaza Bridge at Marine Way, Golden State Honor Award American Council of Engineering Companies, California
CenterCal 2nd & PCH Retail Complex, Project Achievement Award for Commercial Category CMAA Southern California
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Tower, Project of the Year Design Build Institute
Bayside Drive Roadway Improvements, Small Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Edinger Avenue Bridge Replacement, Bridge Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
County of Orange Building 16, Structural Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Environmental Nature Center Preschool, Sustainable Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Mid-Basin Injection, Centennial Park, Water Treatment Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Great Park Ice & FivePoint Arena , Structural Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
City of Buena Park Fire Station No. 61, Small Project Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Crawford Canyon Road Drainage Improvements & Reconstruction, Roadway & Highway Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
I-5 HOV Improvement Project between Avenida Pico and Avenida Vista Hermosa, Construction Project – of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
FivePoint Gateway, Architectural Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Mesa Court Towers, UCI, Project of the Year Design-Build Institute of America
Burris Pump Station, Outstanding Project; Public Large Project CalGEO
Tustin-Rose Grade Separation Project, bridge Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Tracks at Brea, Bikeways & Trails Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Merit Award, Paradise Creek Restoration, National City American Council of Engineering Companies, California
Merit Award, Downtown Rapid Stations, San Diego American Council of Engineering Companies, California
Desert View Drive Slope Repair and Restoration: Geotechnical Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Region 9
West County Connectors, Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Peters Canyon (Wash) Channel Water Capture and Reuse Pipeline Project: Environmental Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Foothill Gold Line – Pasadena to Azusa: Transportation Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Region 9
Bristol Street Improvements Phase II, Roadway & Highway Outstanding Project American Society of Civil Engineers, Region 9
South Bay Bus Maintenance Facility, Engineering Excellence Awards Honor Award American Council of Engineering Companies, California
Las Colinas Detention and Re-entry Facility: Alliant Build America Associated General Contractors of America
Santa Ana River Interceptor Relocation: Wastewater Conveyance Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Santa Ana River Interceptor Relocation, 2015 Award of Excellence ACEC Orange County Chapter
Santa Ana River Interceptor Relocation, Outstanding Project Award, Large Project Category CalGeo
SR 57 Improvements: Transportation Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Hollyhock House Renovation: Historical Renovation Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Los Angeles Section
Newport Beach Civic Center: Sustainable Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Newport Beach Civic Center: Architectural Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Bristol Street Improvements Phase II, Roadway & Highway Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers – Orange County Branch
Gerald Desmond Bridge “Cast-In-Drilled-Hole Grout Delivery System”, C. William Bermingham Innovation Award Deep Foundation Institute
Burris Pump Station: Flood Management Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Mill Creek Wetlands: Outstanding Public Sector Civil Engineering Project American Society of Civil Engineers LA Section
Sand Canyon Avenue Undercrossing, Irvine: Bridge Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Berth 200 Rail Yard: Port of Los Angeles, Large Project of the Year Award National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association
I-5/Crown Valley Parkway Improvement Project, City of Laguna Niguel and sponsored by the City of Mission Viejo: Transportation Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
I-5 Widening at Oso Parkway, Orange County: Engineering Project Achievement Award Orange County Engineering Council (OCEC)
Rawlings Reservoir Replacement project, City of Tustin: Water Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Cactus Avenue/Nason Street Improvement Project: Project of the Year Award American Public Works Association (APWA), Southern California Chapter
Wakeland Housing Parkside : Gold Merit Award winner PCBC
Wakeland Housing Parkside: Project of the Year (50 Units or More) San Diego Housing Federation!
Jefferson at Hollywood: Award of Merit PCBC
Nohl Canyon Tank: Project of the Year California Geotechnical Engineering Association
Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension, Los Angeles,: Engineering Excellence Honor Awards American Council of Engineering Consultants (ACEC)
Gold Line Eastside Extension: Honorable Mention, Outstanding Project California Geotechnical Engineering Association
Del Mar Bluffs Stabilization Project #2: Merit Award for Engineering Excellence American Council of Engineering Companies
Penske Truck Leasing Facility: Honorable Mention, Outstanding Project California Geotechnical Engineering Association
Whispering Hills Development: Honors Award, Engineering Excellence California Geotechnical Engineering Association
Del Mar Bluffs Stabilization Project 2: Geotechnical Project of the Year ASCE Region 9 – California
Del Mar Bluffs Stabilization Project #2: Award of Merit, North County Transit District ASCE San Diego Branch
Francis Street Water Reservoir (Reservoir 925-2A): Project of the Year American Public Works Association, Riverside/San Bernardino Branch,
Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall: Honorable Mention, 2006-2007 Project California Geotechnical Engineers Association
Railroad Bridge 230.6, Agua Hedionda Lagoon, Carlsbad : Outstanding Project ASCE
Irvine Desalter Project : Project of the Year Award in the water/wastewater category for the American Public Works Association
Carnival Cruise Line Terminal and Berth: Outstanding Project California Geotechnical Engineers Association
Main Street Facilities Improvements: Project of the Year ASCE, Orange County Branch
Del Mar Bluffs Stabilization: Marine Concrete Structure Project of the Year American Concrete Institute
Appointment of Leighton & Associates’ former president, Bruce R. Clark, to the State of California’s Seismic Safety Commission, May 2000; elected Chairman, July 2001 California’s Governor Gray Davis
Eastern Transportation Corridor: Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch
Eastern Transportation Corridor: Project of the Year Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California (CELSOC)
Eastern Transportation Corridor: Project of the Year Orange County Engineering Council
National Build America Award Associated General Contractors (AGC)
U.S. Navy SEALS Operations & Logistics Facility P-191 (Vasquez + Marshall, prime): Award for Design Excellence Southwest Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Award for Distinguished Engineering Achievement to Iraj Poormand Orange County Engineering Council
Outstanding Leadership to Bruce Clark, President of L&A, for his service as the Chairman of the Seismic Hazard Mapping Act Advisory Committee California State Mining and Geology Board
I-5 Improvements through Orange County: Award for Transportation Excellence Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California (CELSOC)
Pacific Coast Highway Bluff Stabilization, Dana Point and San Clemente: Award for Project Achievement Orange County Engineering Council
Pacific Coast Highway Slope Stabilization Project, San Clemente: Engineering Excellence, national competition finalist American Civil Engineering Council (ACEC)
Pacific Coast Highway Bluff Stabilization, San Clemente: Project of the Year American Public Works Association
I 5 Widening Project: Project of the Year Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California (CELSOC)
“Subcontractor of the Quarter” for Mountain Gate neighborhood, Riverside County Centex Homes
Groundwater Basin Evaluation at Las Pulgas and San Mateo Basins on MCB Camp Pendleton: Award for Design Excellence to A-E Team Southwest Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
U.S. Air Force Plant 19 Conversion to SPAWAR Headquarters: Award for Design Excellence Southwest Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Sepulveda/Dominguez Storm Drain : Commendation County of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works
U.S. Air Force Plant 19 in San Diego into SPAWAR Headquarters: Commendation Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Ventana Landslide Stabilization, Dana Point: Project of the Year American Public Works Association (APWA)
Newport Coast Drive: Geotechnical Engineering Project of the Year American Society of Civil Engineers
Dedicated Service Award ASCE, Orange County Branch
Award for Geotechnical Engineering Technology at the Geosynthetic Conference for a paper, “Geogrid Reinforcement for Massive Shear Key Applications,” Vancouver, B.C., Canada North American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics
Emerald Shapery Center: Commercial Building of the Year Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
Commendation for geotechnical hazards and slope map development City of Carlsbad
Commendation for professionalism, dedication and geotechnical input on such projects as Dana Bluff Congregate Care Condominium Development and stabilization design for Stonehill Drive City of Dana Point
Dedicated Service Award ASCE, Orange County Branch
Simi Valley West End Groundwater Study:   Outstanding Project California Geotechnical Engineers Association
Ridgegate, La Jolla: Geotechnical Project of the Year  
Invited to become a corporate member of a national foundation center of expertise established to focus on earthquake research in Southern California. Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)
“Geology of Long Beach, California”:   Publication of the Year Association of Engineering Geologists
Award of Appreciation to Iraj Poormand, Larry Cann, and Bruce Clark for the Bluebird Canyon Landslide lecture Association of Engineering Geologists (AEG)