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Highway and Safety Services Awards

Washington, DC May 4 2018 - At its annual Awards Gala on May 3, the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized 17 projects with professional awards.


M-NCPPC, Montgomery Parks Development Division received the Honor Award for the Design (Built) for their project Garden Gateway. Brookside Gardens Entrance and Parking Renovation Wheaton, MD.


Highway and Safety Services, Inc. was the general construction contractor of the new entry drive, parking lot with permeable paving, elevated boardwalk utilizing locally harvested non-exotic hardwood, extended terraces for activities, living water features, an overlook constructed for bus parking, walkways, stairs, concrete and ashlar stone veneer walls, stormwater management facilities, biofilters, lighting, utilities, site furnishings and other related park improvements.


In May 2011, Highway and Safety Services, Inc., received an Award for Business Recycling Achievement from the Montgomery County, MD Division of Solid Waste Services for our outstanding effort in implementing or improving our recycling, waste reduction or buying recycled programs and educational efforts.

Highway and Safety Services was presented in both March 2011 and 2012 with a Policyholder Safety award from our workers' compensation insurance carrier, IWIF. Out of 21,800 IWIF policyholders, only 27 employers met the requirements of the award in 2011.


In January 2007, Highway and Safety Services was presented the Award of Excellence in the Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) program in the "General Environmental" category for the State Highway Administration "Wetlands Replacement at Little Seneca Creek on Old Baltimore Road" Contract. Project winners were judged on specification compliance, cooperation, contract administration, material compliance, equipment, maintenance of traffic, erosion/sediment control, adherence to schedules, contract supervision, and overall quality.


In 1995, Highway and Safety Services was the first Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) to receive the Overall Excellence Award (formerly the "Maryland with Pride" Award). Highway and Safety Services also received the MdQI Award of Excellence as a sub-contractor in 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

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