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Coastal Engineering Company of Orleans Cape Cod
December 15, 2021

Coastal Engineering Honored with Engineering Excellence Award by The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts

Coastal Engineering's Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Bradford Street Access Project has been recognized once again

Coastal Engineering Co Bradford Street Access Project Street View

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) is the business association of the Massachusetts engineering industry, representing over 120 independent engineering, A/E and land surveying companies engaged in the development of transportation, environmental, industrial, and other infrastructure. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boston, MA, ACEC/MA is a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) based in Washington, DC.  ACEC is a national federation of 52 state and regional organizations. The ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards Competition Recognizes Engineering Achievements that Demonstrate the Highest Degree of Merit and Ingenuity.

The inclined elevator is a custom-designed single tram system (as opposed to a “funicular”, which is a dual tram system that counts on the opposing cab for counterweight). The tram will run on a track between two 20 ft by 20 ft ADA-compliant pavilions at a speed of approximately 200 feet per minute. It will be able to transport up to 18 passengers in about two minutes.

Coastal Engineering is proud to be recognized for its contribution for the engineering design of the Bradford Street Access Project, which included a state of the art inclined elevator for barrier free access to the historic Pilgrim Monument site. We would like to express our appreciation to The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts for acknowledging the entire design and construction team for their work on the project.

Read more about the project here.