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Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award

Group-1

This award recognizes innovation and excellence in infrastructure planning, desing, construction, maintenance and management which hae made notable contribtuio to civil engineering progress and infrastructure development.  The awrad is made to innovative technologies, devices and ideas in Group

Group-2

The award is made to milestone projects in the development of civil engineering technology.

  • 2015 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Midosuji Utility Tunnel Construction Project
     2. Project Report of a Vehicular Box culvert Construction for the Metropolitan Inter-City Expressway at Okegawa Kitamoto Area Subtitle: Harmonica multi-type tunneling method introduced into construction of underpass tunnel
     3. New non-open cut technique used in underpass construction with a reduced ground displacement risk during train operation hours (FUTATSUYA underpass ~ Ken-O Expressway below the JR Takasaki line Ground Cutting JES(Joint Element Structure) Method)
     4. The pioneer project of applying the Construction Information Modeling in Dam construction and management-Isawa Dam Construction Project
     5. Sambo Junction Construction, Hanshin Expressway Yamatogawa Route: Junction Construction Involving Reconstruction of Existing Structures in Coastal Urban Areas Where Liquefaction Is a Concern
     6. Construction Management for Disaster Recovery (CMDR) to Support Rebuilding of Great East Japan Earthquake-Stricken Onagawa Town
     7. Permanent Reinforcement against Deformation of Railway Shield Tunnel with ground subsidence -Takashima Tunnel Reinforcement Work-
     8. Construction of World’s Largest LNG Storage Tank Adopting Slipform Method -Senboku LNG Terminal I, Osaka Gas-

    [Group-2]
     1. Shijo Street Sidewalk Expansion Project: giving priority to pedestrians and public transportation in city development to make walking more enjoyable
     2. Construction of Ueno-Tokyo line, that dramatically improved the service of the railway transportation in Tokyo metropolitan area -Reconstruction of the railway network realized by renovating a number of facilities in an urban central area-
     3. The Project for Construction of Sindhuli Road Completion of the mountain road with its total length of 160km and 1,300m difference of altitude over thirty years in Nepal
     4. Restoring the JR Senseki Line and Connecting the Senseki and the Tohoku Lines in the recovery phase from the Great East Japan Earthquake
     5. Completion of Hokuriku Shinkansen (from Nagano to Kanazawa) -Mobility Innovation between Hokushinetsu region and Tokyo /Kansai metropolitan area-
     6. Rebirth of Musashi Canal -Rehabilitation Works for Prolonging Life of the Facility Without Stopping Water Supply to Tokyo Metropolitan Area as the Water Aorta-

  • 2014 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Design and Construction of "Tsunami Protection Wall" at Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station:One of Tsunami Countermeasures, 1.6km-long huge Wall with 22m high above Sea Level
     2. Construction for the Junction of the Large Shield Tunnels by the Advanced Tunnel Enlargement Method -Ohashi Ramp Tunnel Works for the Shinagawa Line of the Central Circular Route-
     3. A Novel Technique for Harmonizing Both the Flood Controland Environment in Rapid Rivers―Bank Protection Technique Using Natural Sandbars with Boulders
     4. Combination of Small Shield Tunnels for A High Way Ramp-Off Structure in“Higashi Kanto Highway Yatsu-Funabashi Interchange Off-Ramp Project”
     5. Project for Construction of Grade Separation at the Crossing of Fuchu Route 3・4・7 and Keio Railway Line
     6. The construction of the 44.6km longest water transfer tunnel in South-East Asia crossing Malay peninsula -Pahang-Selangor Raw Water Transfer Tunnel-
     7. Our nation’s first box constructing technology on underpinning existing RC viaducts into long-span viaducts (Viaduct bridge construction on JR East Sobu Line between Ichikawa and Moto-Yawata stations)

    [Group-2]
     1. Construction of the first Underground Research Laboratory in Japan excavated to a depth of 500m in crystalline rock -The Mizunami Underground Research Laboratory Project carried out in order to develop the scientific and technical basis for geological disposal of High-level Radioactive Waste-
     2. Construction of Large-Capacity Transmission Main -20 years from start,a Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake revival project is completed-
     3. Reopening of Sanriku Railway damaged by Great East Japan earthquake
     4. Kyogoku Project -A Construction of the First Pure Pumped-storage Hydroelectric Power Plant in Hokkaido Conquering Heavy Snowfall and Severe Cold Conditions –
     5. Hiikawa River discharge channel Project
     6. Construction of the Yamate Tunnel (Bay Shore Route to Shibuya Line) on the Central Circular Route -The First Completion of the Three Circular Routes in the Greater Tokyo Area
     7. Reconstruction start from the Great East Japan Earthquake in Ishinomaki・Higashimatsushima・Onagawa, Miyagi(3-year performance by Ishinomaki Block Disaster Waste Disposal Project)
     8. Construction of Joban Expressway between Joban-Tomioka IC and Yamamoto IC (Project that has never experienced and overcome the difficulties in the nuclear disaster area)
     9. Minami Honmoku MC-3 Container Terminal at Port of Yokohama -Development Project of Container Terminal for the World's Mega-Ships-

  • 2013 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Construction of the Largest Cross Section Road Tunnel in Japan with Bifurcation in Unconsolidated “Shirasu” Ground
     2. Construction technique of large underground station and tunnels in Bosphorus strait railway tunnel connecting Asia and Europe
     3. Rapid Construction of Parallel Road Tunnels by Oval Shaped Shield TBM, Overcoming Extremely Shallow Earth Cover and Small Tunnel Clearance- Construction of Kawajiri Tunnel on Sagami Longitudinal Expressway-
     4. Flood Control in the Yodo River System during the Typhoon No.18, 2013 - Prevented Catastrophic Damage through Integrated and Collaborative Operations at Seven Dams and a Barrage
     5. Confirmation of durability and soundness of the Seikan Tunnel
     6. The construction of Tohoku-Jukan line - Erection of decks and piers just above the in-service Shinkansen line, and seismic reinforcement existing Shinkansen structures -

    [Group-2]
     1. Protection project against high tide in Natsui district in Fukushima prefecture.-New type of seawall maintenance with the rational utilization of disaster waste-
     2. Construction of Okukubi Dam Application of a trapezoid CSG dam to be constructed under particular conditions such as that the construction area is within subtropical islands region, fresh & sea water mingling zone and the US base.
     3. Japanese first hydraulic containment type LPG underground storage cavern at EL.-150m.  –Constructions of Namikata and Kurashiki national stockpile bases-
     4. The achievement of large railway network on capital region - The project of construction Tokyu-Toyoko-line to underground between Shibuya and Daikanyama -
     5. Temporary restoration of JR Kesennuma line and JR Ofunato line by introducing BRT (Provision of local transport service to contribute to restoration of the areas affected by the disaster)

  • 2012 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Improvement of underground railway terminal station under national highway in urban area accompanying removal of 10,000 tons of tunnel lining concrete around railway in operation(Compiled new station improvement technologies)
     2. The Construction of the Immersed-Tube Tunnel “Wakato-tunnel”–The grand sum compiled technically in the history of Japanese submerged tunnels 
     3. “Trapezoid-shaped CSG Dam”, a new dam construction technology originated in Hokkaido and is spreading to the World-Tobetsu Dam Construction Project-
     4. High speed excavating of SENS, on the boundary area between mountain and shield tunneling method - Tsugaruyomogita Tunnel on the Hokkaido Shinkansen Line

    [Group-2]
     1. Overpass Works in the vicinity of Keikyu Kamata Station as part of Continuous Grade Separation Project,Keikyu Corporation
     2. Obara Dam Project~ Mitigation of Environmental Impacts and Promotion of Regional Harmony~
     3. Opening of the Shin (New) Tomei Expressway 162 km opening between Gotenba Junction and Mikkabi Junction - The longest opening in Japan’s expressway history-
     4. Restoration of North Breakwater in the Hachinohe Port (the Great East Japan Earthquake)
     5. Yunishigawa dam construction Advanced method for dam construction considering to local communities and environment
     6. Restoration Work of Expressways Damaged due to the Great East Japan Earthquake
     7. Preservation and Restoration of Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building
     

  • 2011 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Slab Track Technology for Safety Operation and Low Maintenance - Successful Results of Development of the Slab Track Technology for Construction of New Shinkansen Lines -
     2. Underground Constructions with Multi-Level Crossing in Urban Train Operation, Which Overcome Strict Construction Conditions-A Construction Project of Multi-Level Crossing near Chofu Station-
     3. Modification of the Level of Viaducts in a Phased Construction Project - Jacking up of Viaducts on the JR Nambu Line between Inada-zutsumi Station and Fuchu-honmachi Station in the Continuous Grade Separation Project -
     4. Design and Construction of the World’s Largest Pneumatic Caisson Main Pump Construction of the Higashi Ogu Sewage Treatment Plant
     5. An Innovative Solution for Direct Connection Between TBM Tunnels and an Immersed Tunnel under the Bosphorus Strait. (Bosphorus Crossing Railway Tunnel)

    [Group-2]
     1. 49-day Restoration of Damaged Tohoku Shinkansen Structures Caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake
     2. Takizawa Dam Construction Project - Rationalized Construction Work of Large Scale Gravity Dam and Creating Tourism Resource by Landscape Design
     3. Opening of the Entire Route of Kyushu Shinkansen from Hakata to Kagoshima - Integrated Development of the Kyushu Region and Promotion of Cooperation and Communication with the Kansai and Eastern Asia Regions

  • 2010 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Jiyoshi Tunnel, National Highway No. 440 Penetrate through Tough Aquifer directly under Karst Plateau
     2. Rational seismic retrofit of long-span cable-stayed bridges with energy dissipation devices - Higashi-Kobe Bridge and Tempozan Bridge -
     3. PFI Project for International Airfield Apron in Haneda Airport ~ The apron in the international flight area started operation in 2010! The new  Haneda International Airport era is arriving!

    [Group-2]
     1. Restoration Work of Collapsed Road Embankment by Earthquake, Tomei Expressway - Makinohara Area
     2. Development and service of Super hub ports “Hanshin port”(Large-scale container terminal in western Japan to support the vitality)
     3. Opening of the complete Tohoku Shinkansen ~ Construction of Tohoku Shinkansen(Hachinohe-Shin-Aomori section), a new key line on high-speed railway network ~
     4. D-runway of the Tokyo International Airport - Design and construction of the new runway applying the hybrid structures consists of reclamation and pier structures -
     5. Doto Expressway between Yubari IC and Shimukappu IC : Construction of Long Tunnels Passing through Weak Serpentinite
     6. The Elevated Railway Project for JR Chuo Line between Mitaka and Tachikawa Stations
     7. THE NARITA SKY-ACCESS LINE PROJECT - The creation of a new high speed Airport access railway―

  • 2009 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Effective flood control through integrated and collaborative dam operation at the three Nabari river upstream dams
     2. Design and Construction of Large-Scale Underpinning Hanshin Expressway Kobe-Yamate Route Cut and Cover Tunnel Construction in the Kobe Rapid Transit Railway crossing section
     3. Construction techniques for deepwater Immersed tunnel under strong current. - Construction of the Railway Tunnel Under the Bosporus Straits in Istanbul, Turkey -
     4. Construction engineering and management of line-switching.-For accomplishment a total of 8 track-switching at the biggest terminal, the Shinjuku station-  

    [Group-2]
     1. Nishi-Osaka Extension Line(Hanshin Namba Line) Construction Project - Creating A New Urban Railway Network in Kinki Region -
     2. Seawall with Artificial Reef of Shimane Nuclear Power Plant.
     3. Nagoya Port Next-Generation High Standard Container Terminal - The Second Berth Construction Work at the Tobishima Pier South Side Container Terminal -
     4. Yamate-Tunnel between the 3rd Shibuya and the 4th Shinjuku line - A Construction of the Environmentally Conscious Urban Expressway Tunnel-

  • 2008 Winners

    [Group-1]
     1. Realization of Ultra Short Term Construction of an Underground Structure and Development of a Bicycle Parking System Using IC Tags
     2. Design and Construction Technologies for the Nation’s First Large Twin Tunnels Close to Existing Structures Passing Right Underneath Buildings- New Tomei Expressway Imasato Daiichi Tunnel -
     3. Construction of Large Double Adjoined Binocular Tunnels Beneath a Densely  Residential Area - Daini Keihan Expressway Shoji Tunnel Project -
     4. Development of Tunneling Methods in Anomalous Grounds with Heavy Squeezing or High Groundwater Pressure 

    [Group-2]
     1. Speedy Restoration of Urban Expressway Viaducts Damaged by Severe Fire Accident
     2. Nakanoshima New Line Construction Project- Subway Construction in Priority Area for Urban Regeneration in Osaka -
     3. Construction of Hida Tunnel by Using TBM Method and Whole Line Opening of Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
     4. Construction of Tokuyama Dam - Construction of the Largest Rock-Fill Dam in Japan and Creation of Beautiful Dam Lake that Co-Exists with Nature
     5. Tokyo Bay Waterway Improvement Project- Challenging the Task of Removing Gigantic Structures in a Sea Area Congested by Passing Vessels -
     6. Fruition of the Urban Transport Network- Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin-Line-

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