DLZ News

    DLZ Receives ACEC Indiana Merit Award for Lakeland Regional Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant Project

    March 20, 2018

    DLZ received a 2018 Engineering Excellence Merit Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Indiana for the Lakeland Regional Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System.

    ACEC Indiana recognizes engineering achievements, which demonstrate the higest degree of merit and ingenuity, by Indiana consulting engineering firms.

    The Lakeland Regional Sewer District Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System is a newly installed sanitary sewer system that services existing facilities around the Barbee Lake Chain in Kosciusko County, Indiana. This new system, funded by United States Rural Development, provides a means of removing onsite septic systems, improves water quality, and allows for future sustained growth.

    Read more about the Lakeland Regional Sewer District project.

    DLZ Receives ACEC Indiana Honor Award for Olive and Sample Street Project

    March 19, 2018

    DLZ received a 2018 Engineering Excellence Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Indiana for the Olive Street and Sample Street Road Reconstruction and Bridge Rehabilitation project in South Bend, Indiana.

    ACEC Indiana recognizes engineering achievements, which demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity, by Indiana consulting engineering firms.

    The Olive/Sample Road and Bridge Reconstruction project included replacing the existing traffic signal with a modern roundabout to improve traffic flow, replacing the deck and railing, adding raised sidewalks for both bridges, pavement replacement and the upgrading of curb, sidewalks, ADA accessible path, etc.

    Read more about the Olive and Sample Street Road Reconstruction and Bridge Rehabilitation project.

    DLZ Receives ACEC Ohio Grand Award for OARS Project

    March 14, 2018

    Shyam Rajadhyaksha, AICP, Jeff Coffey, P.E., Tanya Arsh, P.E., Jim Siebert, P.E., Raj Rajadhyaksha, P.E.

    DLZ received the 2018 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Ohio Engineering Excellence Grand Award for the Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Augmentation and Relief Sewer (OARS) project in Columbus, Ohio.

    ACEC Ohio’s Grand Award recognizes the highest-rated project in the Engineering Excellence Awards Competition, which brings well-deserved public recognition to Ohio’s engineering industry by spotlighting engineering projects that demonstrate a high degree of uniqueness, ingenuity and value. OARS was also recently awarded the National ACEC Grand Award and ACEC Ohio’s Outstanding Achievement Award.

    DLZ designed the new OARS 20-foot diameter, 23,300-foot long tunnel that provides wet weather relief to the existing OSIS Sewer, the main combined sewer through downtown Columbus. The $370 million project is approximately 180 feet below downtown Columbus, and extends from the Arena District to the Jackson Pike Waste Water Treatment Plant.

    Read more about OARS.

    DLZ Names Gregory Brumm President of DLZ Illinois, Inc.

    March 12, 2018

     

    DLZ is pleased to announce the promotion of Gregory R. Brumm, P.E. to President of DLZ Illinois. He brings over two decades of diversified experience in design and construction of highway and other civil engineering projects.

    Mr. Brumm’s technical management experience includes serving as Construction Manager for the recently completed Roselle Road / I-90 Interchange.

    DLZ Names Brandon Lowe President of DLZ Kentucky, Inc.

    March 12, 2018

     

    DLZ is pleased to announce that it’s named Brandon Lowe, P.E., President of DLZ Kentucky, Inc. Mr. Lowe joined DLZ in 2017 when the firm acquired WMB, Inc. Mr. Lowe will oversee business development efforts, contracts, production, staff and financial management for the firm’s offices in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky.

    Mr. Lowe has 21 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry and has served as Project Manager for rural and urban highway projects for the KY Transportation Cabinet, along with many other large, multimillion dollar transportation projects through the Midwest.

    “I have only been part of the DLZ family for 10 months but it already feels like home. The one company approach is clearly demonstrated on a daily basis and I look forward to what the future holds for DLZ.”, said Lowe.

    Marcie Mathews is still serving as the Vice President of DLZ Kentucky, Inc. and focus on business development and client relations.

     

    I-90 Rebuilding and Widening Project Receives ACEC National Recognition Award

    March 5, 2018

    The I-90 Rebuilding and Widening project in Cook County, Illinois received a 2018 National Recognition Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The National Recognition Award is a prestigious distinction honoring projects that demonstrate exceptional achievement in engineering.

    DLZ provided Phase III Construction Engineering services for the improvements along Roselle Road and the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90).

    Read more about I-90 Rebuilding and Widening project.

    DLZ Receives ACEC Engineering Excellence Grand Award for OARS Project

    March 2, 2018

    DLZ received a 2018 Engineering Excellence Grand Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for the Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Augmentation and Relief Sewer (OARS) project in Columbus, Ohio.

    ACEC recognizes U.S. engineering firms for their most innovative projects and studies through their Engineering Excellence Awards program – the Academy Awards of the engineering industry – which honors the year’s most outstanding engineering accomplishments. In 2017, OARS received the ACEC of Ohio Outstanding Achievement Award.

    DLZ designed the new OARS 20-foot diameter, 23,300-foot long tunnel that provides wet weather relief to the existing OSIS Sewer, the main combined sewer through downtown Columbus. The $370 million project is approximately 180 feet below downtown Columbus, and extends from the Arena District to the Jackson Pike Waste Water Treatment Plant.

    Read more about OARS.

    DLZ Opens New Office in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

    February 5, 2018

    DLZ is excited to announce the opening of our new 8,000 square foot office in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. The new facility is located just 8 miles from downtown Pittsburgh and is home to our new, full-service materials testing laboratory.

    Since establishing our footprint in Pennsylvania in 2012, DLZ has provided engineering, surveying, geotechnical drilling, construction management and materials testing for a variety of infrastructure, utility, industrial and structural projects. In addition, DLZ has worked with the Pittsburgh District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for several decades. We are extremely excited about our new Bridgeville office as we continue to grow and support our clients’ increasing project needs.

    Jamie North, P.E., Division Manager

    DLZ Division Manager Jamie North, P.E. has relocated to the new Bridgeville office to manage Pennsylvania operations and further develop DLZ into the market. Mr. North has more than 14 years of experience on a variety of geotechnical, transportation, structural and construction-related projects.

    Our new address is:

    300 Bursca Drive
    Suite 301
    Bridgeville, PA 15017
    412.319.4100 (office)

    To learn more, contact Jamie North at jnorth@dlz.com or 412.319.4100.

    DLZ Ranked No. 22 in Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms

    January 22, 2018

    DLZ is proud to be ranked No. 22 on Trenchless Technology’s Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Design Firms list. We’re extremely proud of our work in the trenchless field. “DLZ’s recognition as a Top 50 Design Firm by Trenchless Technology magazine is a direct result of the emphasis we place on finding innovative solutions that reduce risk; minimize costs and lessen the social and environmental impacts for our clients and communities in which we work,” said Vikram (Raj) Rajadhyaksha, DLZ Chairman and CEO.

    Trenchless Technology magazine is a leading publication covering the worldwide trenchless marketplace. Click here to see the complete list.

    Columbus OH Fire Station No 2 Receives 2017 Station Symposium Award

    December 14, 2017

    The Fire Industry Education Resource Organization (F.I.E.R.O.) Board selected the Columbus OH Fire Station No. 2 for an Honor Award at the 2017 Station Symposium Award program.

    The fire station design awards program highlights the best examples of fire station design. DLZ designed the new Fire Station No 2 facility in downtown Columbus to provide a modern, iconic, image at one of the primary entry points to the Downtown area.

    Congratulations to all of the 2017 Design Awards winners.

    Read more about Columbus Fire Station No 2.