Nominations for the 2025 Underground Infrastructure Awards Are Open!

Underground Infrastructure Awards 2025 is now accepting nominations for exceptional individuals, projects, products, and technologies that made a significant contribution to the industry in the past year. Be part of a distinguished awards program that will elevate the profile of your company, clients, or associates!

All nominations are carefully reviewed by a select panel of industry experts who will judge entries based on criteria such as innovation, sustainability, and overall impact on the industry.

Nomination closes on August 26.

Winners of the 2024 Underground Infrastructure Awards

The 2024 Underground Infrastructure Awards (UIA) were held on the evening of Tuesday, March 19, 2024, in Oklahoma City, OK. Sponsored by Underground Infrastructure magazine, 2024 UIA recognized leading innovations, projects and individuals that made a significant impact on the diverse infrastructure markets.

Asset Management Project of the Year: Linear System Integrity Program – Great Lakes Water Authority

Emerging Technology of the Year (General, all markets): HK300TE: all-electric HDD rig for greener drilling – Herrenknecht AG

Energy Pipeline Project of the Year: Texas International Pipeline Systems (TIPS) 24-Inch Crude Oil Texas City to Galveston – HardRock Infrastructure Services

Environmental Awareness Award: NASSCO CIPP Workgroup – NASSCO

Rehabilitation Project of the Year: Tucson Boulevard Diversion Structure – Pima County

Rising Star: Samuel Hunt – CBET Restoration

Sewer Project of the Year: The City of Houston’s 78-Inch Sanitary Sewer Sinkhole & Emergency Repair Project – Harper Brothers Construction

Underground Infrastructure’s Benefactor Award: Clete Martin, P.E. – Plummer Associates, Inc.

Water Project of the Year: 72-Inch Water Line from Emancipation to Tuam – Houston Public Works

Electric Distribution and/or Transmission Project of the Year: Prairie Ronde Solar Farm – HardRock Infrastructure Services

Gas Project of the Year: Lowell Area Gas Modernization Project – National Grid

Community Impact Award: Steve Sellenriek – Sellenriek Construction

Congratulations to all of the winners!