The Minnesota Chapter, American Planning Association awarded the Carver County, the City of Chaska, MnDOT, and Bolton & Menk with the Partnerships in Planning Award of Excellence. The award was presented at the Minnesota APA Conference on September 27. The Partnerships in Planning category recognizes planning efforts involving partnerships between various organizations.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) named the City of Mankato’s Water Treatment Backwash Reclamation Project “Project of the Year,” the highest honor in the environmental category for a project less than $5 million. The award was presented during the APWA 2017 Public Works Expo and Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida August 27-30.
Red Wing’s Highway 61/Main Street Project Recognized as one of Mid-America’s Best Transportation Projects
Mid America Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials awarded Minnesota DOT and the City of Red Wing Highway 61/Main Street Project with the Mid-America Quality of Life/Community Development Award in the small category for a project less than $25 million.
By Shannon Gapp, Landscape Designer
When thinking of landscape architecture, these words probably come to mind: landscape design, environmentally compatible, sustainable, and beautiful. These are accurate descriptions; however, the value of bringing a landscape architect into a planning, design, or construction project can be even more profound. Published in Minnesota Cities Magazine. Click here to read more.