Awards & Recognition

2023

  • GPTQ Preconstruction Design Awards – Finalists – Rogers Bridge, Duluth, GA
  • GPTQ Preconstruction Design Awards – Finalists – Jimmy Deloach Parkway Expansion and Interchange, Savanah, GA
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – State Award – Hilton Head Luxury RV Park, Bluffton, SC
  • ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards – National Award of Recognition – Hilton Head Luxury RV Park, Bluffton, SC
  • APWA South Carolina Project of The Year – Structures Category –Noisette Creek Pedestrian Bridge, North Charleston, SC
  • APWA National Project of The Year – Structures Category – Noisette Creek Pedestrian Bridge, North Charleston, SC
  • ULI’s Annual Awards for Excellence – Savannah Gardens, Savannah, GA

2022

  • ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards – National Award of Recognition – Jackson Street Plaza Redevelopment, Dublin, GA
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – State Award – Jackson Street Plaza Redevelopment, Dublin, GA
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – Honor Award –I-95 Belfast Keller Interchange, Bryan County, GA
  • Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine’s Yearbook of Engineering Achievement – I-95 Belfast Keller Interchange, Bryan County, GA

2021

  • APWA South Carolina Chapter Project of the Year Award – Central Berkeley WWTP Flow Diversion, Berkeley County, SC
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – Merit Award – East Argent Parkway and Regional Pump Station, Hardeeville, SC
  • ASCE Georgia Section Project of Merit Award – Redevelopment Category – Jackson Street Plaza Redevelopment, Dublin, GA
  • GPTQ Preconstruction Design Award – I-95 Belfast Keller Interchange, Bryan County, GA
  • Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For Top 25 (#23) – 200+ Employees Category

2020

  • ACEC South Carolina Engineering Excellence Awards – Small Project Award – Connecting the Creek (Shem Creek Pedestrian Bridge and Pocket Park), Mount Pleasant, SC
  • APWA South Carolina Project of the Year Award – Structures/Historic Restoration – Connecting the Creek (Shem Creek Pedestrian Bridge and Pocket Park), Mount Pleasant, SC
  • Top Workplaces – #12 Small Firm, Best Benefits Award

2019

  • ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards – National Award of Recognition – Horry County Schools Think Energy Positive, Horry County, SC
  • ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards – National Award of Recognition – South Carolina’s Framework for Freight (Camp Hall Rail Survey), Berkeley County, SC
  • ACEC South Carolina Engineering Excellence Awards – Palmetto Award – Horry County Schools Think Energy Positive, Horry County, SC
  • ACEC South Carolina Engineering Excellence Awards – Top Six State-Level Award – South Carolina’s Framework for Freight (Camp Hall Rail Survey), Berkeley County, SC
  • Zweig Group Top 10 (#9) – Companies with 200+ Employees Category, #16 Civil Engineering, #18 Multi-Discipline

2018

  • ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards- National Award of Recognition – Driving Economic Growth in South Carolina (Volvo Cars USA Site Development), Berkeley County, SC 
  • ACEC South Carolina Engineering Excellence Awards – Palmetto Award – Driving Economic Growth in South Carolina (Volvo Cars USA Site Development), Berkeley County, SC 
  • ENR Southeast Best Regional Projects – Landscaping/Urban Development Best Project – Driving Economic Growth in South Carolina (Volvo Cars USA Site Development), Berkeley County, SC
  • APWA South Carolina Project of the Year Award – Environmental – Large Projects –Forest Acres Drainage Improvements, Charleston, SC
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – Honor Award – West Oglethorpe Lane Streetscape Improvement, Savannah, GA
  • Best Places to Work in South Carolina – #12 Large-Sized Firm

2017

  • Zweig Group Best Firms To Work For – #19 Civil Engineering Firms Nationally
  • Top Workplaces in South Carolina – #7 Workplace Dymanics

2016

  • Best Places to Work in South Carolina – #9 Mid-Sized Firm
  • Best Places to Work in Georgia #6 Mid-sized Firm

2015

  • Zweig Group Best Firms To Work For – #24 Civil Engineering Firms Nationally
  • National Society of Professional Surveyors Plat Design Competition – 3rd Place Subdivision Plats – Sal Chaves
  • ACEC National Recognition Award for Exemplary Engineering Achievement – Colleton Solar Farm, Walterboro, SC
  • Georgia Engineers Week 2015 Engineer of the Year – Private Practice –  Presented by the Georgia Engineering Alliance to Samuel McCachern, PE
  • Newton/Covington Office of Economic Development’s Partner in Excellence Award Presented to Thomas & Hutton
  • ACEC-SC Engineering Excellence Award – Energy Category – Colleton Solar Farm, Walterboro, SC 
  • ACEC-SC Engineering Excellence Award State Finalist – Studies, Research, and Consulting Category –  Forest Acres Drainage Improvements- Charleston, SC

2014

  • Best Places to Work in South Carolina – South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
  • ACEC/SC Engineering Excellence Award – Building & Technology System Category – Isle of Palms Water & Sewer Commission GIS Framework & System, Isle of Palms, SC

2013

  • SCSPLS Plat Contest – 1st  Place Topographic Survey Maps
  • SCSPLS Plat Contest – 2nd Place Boundary Plats
  • SCSPLS Plat Contest – 2nd Place ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys

2012

  • National Plat/Map Contest – 2nd Place ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
  • SCSPLS Plat Contest – 2nd Place Boundary Plats
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – Honor Award – Savannah Gardens Phase I, Savanah GA

2011

  • SCSPLS Plat Contest – 1st Place ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
  • ACEC South Carolina Engineering Excellence Award – Honor Award –  Horry Georgetown Technical College University Boulevard Intersection Improvements, Myrtle Beach, SC

2010

  • Georgia Association of Floodplain Management (GAFM) presented Thomas & Hutton a Certificate of Appreciation for “Outstanding Leadership in Training” for 2008-2010
  • AIA National Honor Award – Regional and Urban Design –  Savannah East Riverfront Extension Project, Savannah, GA
  • Georgia Chapter of ASLA – Award of Excellence – Ranger Memorial, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Savannah, GA
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence – State Award – Frederica/Demere Roundabout, St. Simons Island, GA
  • Congress for the New Urbanism – Charter Award – Savannah East Riverfront Civic Master Plan, Savannah, GA

2008

  • GPTQ (Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality) Predesign Awards – Traffic Safety/Intersection Design Category – Frederica/Demere Roundabout, St. Simons Island, GA
  • CE News Best Civil Engineering Firms to Work For – Honorable Mention

2007

  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution Client Advisor Award Finalist (Large Professional Service Firm)
  • Georgia Trend Magazine Top 15 Places to Work in Georgia

2006

  • CE News Best Firms to Work For Contest – Honorable Mention
  • Georgia Chapter, ACI (American Concrete Institute) – Parking Decks  Category, Liberty Street Parking Garage, Savannah, GA
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – Grand Award – Geotechnical Study and Foundation Testing of the Southern LNG Elba Island Terminal Expansion Project, Chatham County, GA

2005

  • CE News Best Firms to Work For Contest – Top 25 (14th overall and 7th for mid-size firms – 2005)

2004

  • ACEC National Engineering Excellence Awards – National Award of Recognition – Moody Airforce Base Nanofiltration Treatment Plant, Lowndes County, GA
  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards – State Award – Moody Airforce Base Nanofiltration Treatment Plant, Lowndes County, GA

2001

  • ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Award – Honor Award – City of Dublin Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion, Dublin, GA

2000

  • Georgia Chapter, ACI (American Concrete Institute) – 1st Place Award, Public Works Category – Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Savannah, GA