TRUMBULL, CT…ISSUED SEPTEMBER 23, 2016… GZA, a leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, proudly announces that Lawrence F. Johnsen, P.E. has been named the 2016 recipient of the Benjamin Wright Award, an honor given annually by the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers Section to a Connecticut Civil Engineer who has demonstrated outstanding practice throughout his career.
Johnsen, a Senior Consultant with GZA, received the award during the recent ASCE – Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers Annual Achievement in Civil Engineering Awards Dinner.
In addition to the Benjamin Wright Award, Johnsen, whose experience as a civil engineer spans 40 years, also received a Life Member Award.
Johnsen is a licensed Professional Engineer in 20 states and the District of Columbia. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers; the National Society of Professional Engineers; the Connecticut Society of Professional Engineers; the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering; and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
He has authored, contributed to and edited numerous industry articles throughout his career. “It is with great pride that we announce Larry Johnsen as recipient of this year’s Benjamin Wright Award,” said William Hadge President and CEO of GZA. “It’s an honor to have Larry as a member of the GZA family and it is fitting he has been recognized for his accomplishments.”