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Moore wins two ACEC/ND engineering excellence awards

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The American Council of Engineering Companies of North Dakota (ACEC/ND) presented Moore Engineering with two 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards at the ACEC/ND annual banquet on May 12 in Bismarck.

The Shadow Wood development in West Fargo won in the Special Projects category. Shadow Wood is a 540-acre mixed use, multiple subdivision development master planned for residential, commercial and public properties. Construction began in 2007 and incorporated city infrastructure over several phases – water mains, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, streets, sidewalks and storm water ponds. West Fargo Park District amenities were uniquely integrated into the development, including a splash pad and outdoor workout equipment along the walking path. Dustin Scott was the Moore Engineering project manager responsible for its successful completion.

A project at Mayville State University (MSU) that improved a street, parking lots, sidewalks and storm water management won the ACEC/ND award in the Small Projects category. Storm water was settling and running in areas that caused premature deterioration of infrastructure. The project more effectively channels storm water in the affected area, placing it in prescribed drainage areas and away from pedestrian and vehicle traffic. The street, parking lot and sidewalks were replaced, greatly enhancing the area’s visual appeal. Kyle Meyer and Jerod Klabunde were the Moore Engineering project managers responsible for its successful completion.

Judging criteria included:

  1. Uniqueness and/or innovative applications of new or existing techniques
  2. Future value to the engineering profession and perception by the public
  3. Social, economic and sustainable development considerations
  4. Complexity
  5. Successful fulfillment of client/owner needs

About Moore Engineering Moore Engineering is an employee-owned civil engineering and land surveying company creating people-focused, sustainable solutions for public and private clients in the Upper Midwest from offices in West Fargo and Minot, North Dakota, and Fergus Falls, Minnesota. For more than 50 years, Moore Engineering has made a difference in communities through innovative project planning, technical excellence and remarkable ingenuity. To learn more about Moore Engineering, visit


The American Council of Engineering Companies of North Dakota (ACEC/ND) is a nonprofit, voluntary, self-governing organization, incorporated under the laws of the state of North Dakota for the purpose of protecting the public interest and advancing the professional position of engineers in private practice.

The ACEC/ND is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies, an association comprised of 52 states associations or 5,435 firms and roughly 215,000 employees throughout the nation. Members of ACEC/ND participate in national and international professional practice methods and may serve on national and local regulatory boards in addition to participating in the activities of the founder societies and encouraging membership in other technical and professional societies.

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