City of Carmel and American Structure Point receive Transportation Achievement Award


The City of Carmel, Indiana and American Structure Point received the Transportation Achievement Award for Facilities at the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2012 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, held August 12–15, in Atlanta, GA.

The City of Carmel, Indiana and American Structure Point were recognized for the Keystone Parkway Corridor. This public/private collaboration focused on transportation operations and safety during the redevelopment of Keystone Avenue. The resultant interchange has greatly improved traffic flow, united a once divided community, reduced potential property impacts, and has resulted in a 78 percent reduction in crashes.

Mike McBride of the City of Carmel, Indiana was accompanied by the Mayor of the City of Carmel, Indiana, James Brainard and American Structure Point Project Manager, Hardik Shah in accepting this award.

ITE is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. ITE facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional design, implementation, operation, policy development and management for any mode of ground transportation. Through its products and services, ITE promotes professional development of its members, supports and encourages education, stimulates research, develops public awareness programs and serves as a conduit for the exchange of professional information.

Founded in 1930, ITE is a community of transportation professionals including, but not limited to transportation engineers, transportation planners, consultants, educators and researchers. Through meetings, seminars, publications and a network of nearly 17,000 members, working in more than 90 countries, ITE is your source for expertise, knowledge and ideas.

For a complete listing of all of ITE’s 2012 award winners, visit the ITE Web site at