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Airport's Green Build project receives five awards

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has announced the Green Build terminal expansion project has received five awards over the last couple of months.

* Airports Council International North America's 2014 Environmental Achievement Award for Environmental Management -- This award recognizes the work, coordination and leadership of the Green Build. Judges said the project was “an impressive example of a green expansion project that will serve as an example for other airports to follow.”

* The American Planning Association San Diego Chapter's 2014 Economic Development and Planning Award -- The award highlights forward-thinking, innovative and impactful planning projects that make a difference in the San Diego region.

* American Society of Civil Engineers San Diego chapter's 2014 Project of the Year Award -- The award recognizes the Green Build, which is the largest construction project in the history of the airport, adding 10 new gates, a dual-level roadway, and new shopping and dining options.

* American Public Works Association San Diego/Imperial Chapter's 2014 Public Works Project of the Year -- The award promotes excellence in the management and administration of public works projects between the managing agency, consultant, architect, engineer and the contractor.

* 2014 Gold Bulldog Award -- The Bulldog Reporter award recognizes the Airport Authority and its public relations partner Porter Novelli for achieving greater visibility and influence with the media and community.

“The success of the Green Build relied heavily on the expertise of everyone involved, from environmental services to civil engineering to finance professionals to operations experts,” said Thella F. Bowens, president and CEO of the Airport Authority. “It’s an incredible honor for The Green Build to be recognized by such a diverse array of awards.”

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