Boston, MA The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named AECOM as a winner of a 2018 Silver Engineering Excellence Awards for work on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) conversion to an All-Electronic Tolling System on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards were announced at the recent ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala with emcees Beth Larkin, PE, MBTA assistant general manager for Capital Delivery and Sam Sleiman, PE, CCM, MassPort director of Capital Programs & Environmental Affairs.
AECOM was retained by MassDOT to act as a technical lead when the 138-mile Mass. Pike (I-90), which runs from the New York State border to Boston, was being converted from a ticket and barrier toll system into an All Electronic Tolling (AET) system. The conversion to AET was achieved on the Go-Live date of October 28, 2016, followed by the simultaneous demolition of 22 legacy toll plazas.