Crafton Tull Project Wins ACEC Arkansas Grand Conceptor Award


Crafton Tull took home the top prize at the 2023-2024 ACEC Arkansas Engineering Excellence Awards. The Hwy. 71B / I-49 Single Point Urban Interchange project in Bentonville/Rogers, led by Mike Burns and the Crafton Tull Transportation team, won the Grand Conceptor Award.

A total of four Crafton Tull projects won awards in various categories, including transportation; special projects; studies, research, and consulting; and small projects.

The awards recognize Arkansas engineering projects that demonstrate a high degree of achievement, value, and ingenuity. Judged by a panel of industry professionals from around the state, projects were evaluated based on uniqueness, future value to the engineering profession, sustainable considerations, and successful fulfillment of the client’s needs.


Hwy 71B/I-49 Single Point Urban Interchange

Grand Conceptor Award

Category Award Winner: Transportation

Client: Arkansas Department of Transportation


Central Arkansas Regional Greenways Plan

Category Award Winner: Studies, Research, and Consulting Engineering Services

Client: Metroplan


Pea Ridge National Military Park Improvements

Category Award Winner: Special Projects

Client: Arkansas Department of Transportation


Two Rivers Park Inclusive Playground

Category Award Winner: Small Projects

Client: Pulaski County