The TRIKO Valley Section of ASHE
The TRIKO Valley Section of the American Society of Highway
Engineer's (ASHE) proudly presented the first annual Donald
Transportation Improvement Awards at its meeting on March 27,
Michael A. Fox Highway Project in Butler County, Ohio and the
Five Mile Road
Bridge Project in Hamilton County, Ohio were the award winning
the year 2001.
The ASHE TRIKO Valley Section membership is made up of contracting,
consulting and governmental transportation professionals from
Indiana, northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio. The membership
the Donald C. Schramm Transportation Improvement Awards to recognize
completed transportation projects that truly improve efficiency,
quality of life.
The awards were named after the late Donald C. Schramm. P.E.-P.S.
who was a leader in the transportation engineering field and
County government. He served as the Hamilton County Engineer
Cincinnati area from 1973 to 1992. Mr. Schramm and his administration
every attempt to hasten the completion of the Ronald Reagan
Highway Project through the very complex federal aid development
The personal and professional attributes displayed by Mr. Schramm
tenure inspired the ASHE TRIKO Valley Section to name the Transportation
Improvement Awards in his honor.
The Michael A. Fox Highway was named the award winning project
the "over $2 million" category. The $158 million facility
provided the long
awaited freeway connection from the City of Hamilton, Ohio to
through central Butler County. The work also included the creation
acres of wetlands, a wetlands park, and a critical link of a
system. The project owner was the Butler County Transportation
District, which utilized innovative methods to finance and administer
construction of this most needed facility which saved taxpayers
approximately $562,000. Kokosing Construction Company Inc. was
the general contractor. KZF Design Inc. and LJB Inc. provided
engineering design services.
The Five Mile Road Bridge Project in Hamilton County, Ohio
the award winner for the "$2 million and under" category.
project included the replacement of an existing concrete deck
revolutionary new lightweight Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite
application of placing composite deck panels over concrete beams
first of its kind in the country. This new impermeable, corrosion
high strength superstructure could last for more than 100 years.
owner was the Hamilton County Engineer's Office. Ft. Defiance
and Supply Inc. was the general contractor. LJB Inc. provided
The ASHE TRIKO Valley Section is pleased to recognize the above
noted projects through the Donald C. Schramm Transportation
Awards Program. The organization looks forward to recognizing
projects in years to come that provide positive benefits to
public and region.
Questions should be directed to the undersigned at (513)-946-8903.
Ted B. Hubbard, P.E.-P.S.
ASHE TRIKO Valley
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