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Gannett Fleming wins award for MUNI facility

Posted on March 24, 2010

[IMAGE]Muni-Metro.jpg[/IMAGE]Gannett Fleming, an international planning, design and construction management firm, was recently recognized in the American Council of Engineering Companies of California (ACEC/CA) 2010 Diamond Awards for Engineering Excellence program.

The Muni Metro East Light Rail Maintenance and Operations Facility (MME) project in San Francisco, Calif., won an Honor Award in the Transportation category in the ACEC/CA 2010 Engineering Excellence Awards competition. The facility was designed by the joint venture team of Gannett Fleming Inc. and AGS Inc.

This innovative project demonstrates that extreme space conservation with provisions for future upgrade to electrification control is possible. Multiple sustainable design features conserve resources and minimize the MME's carbon footprint, helping to preserve the environment while meeting the transportation needs of today and the future, according to Gannett Fleming.

 

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