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Parsons Brinckerhoff and the Florida Turnpike Enterprise Recognize Ken Hudson With Leadership Award

Ken Hudson

The Florida Turnpike Enterprise held their annual Employee Awards Ceremony August 28th in the Palm Beach Gardens Amphitheatre with over 300 employees in attendance. The Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Highway Patrol, each of the five Consultant Management Teams, HM Host (the service plaza management firm) and Martin Petroleum Products recognized team members for individual performance, customer service and heroism. Draper and Associates teams with Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), the Construction Management Prime Consultant, to oversee the Florida Turnpike Enterprise Work Program on over 600 miles of interstate roadway toll system. 

During PB’s presentation, Ken Hudson, a two year Draper employee, was recognized for exhibiting Leadership skills in his performance on two active reconstruction projects through the urban Turnpike Corridor in Broward County. Ken’s responsibilities have included contract management on almost $150M worth of heavy highway and bridge contracts, overseeing the concurrent installation of over eight miles of 36” high pressure gas main within the construction limits worth an additional estimated $100M in cost, serving as an assistant project manager on the new Traffic Management Office wing at the Pompano Turnpike Plaza, assisting The Construction Engineer and District Construction Engineer on several special projects, performing constructability reviews on future proposed construction projects, and as Project Manager on several individual ramp conversion projects throughout Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Ken’s performance is exemplary of the dedication and professionalism that Draper & Associates’ consultants bring to their engagements.  The recognition that he has received brings honor to not only himself, but to the entire Draper Turnpike Team as well as the firm as a whole.


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