AASHTO Liaison
Jameelah E. Hayes, Program Manager for Engineering
jhayes@aashto.org

National TRAC Bridge Challenge

The National Bridge and Structure Competition is held annually for students from participating TRAC™ & RIDES states.  Students participated in the portfolio division of the competition in 2020, but the final competition was cancelled due to Covid-19.   Please click the link below for a list of teams who submitted the top eighteen portfolios.  Finalists received certificates and gift cards for their outstanding work.

2020 AASHTO TRAC FINALISTS Link

 

                                              AASHTO-BENTLEY SHOWCASE

                                                              2020 Bridge Challenge Finalists 

                                                                                                   June 3, 2020

AASHTO and Bentley Systems will honor the 2020 AASHTO TRAC Bridge Challenge Finalists with a showcase of team presentations on June 3, 2020.

Scheduled presentations are as follows:

7th and 8th Grade Division:    10 AM (CDT) – 11 AM

9th and 10th Grade Division:  12 PM (CDT) – 1 PM

11th and 12th Grade Division:  2 PM (CDT)- 3 PM

JOIN US  

Email LClifton@aashto.org if you would like to join the live presentations.

WINNER’S CIRCLE 2019 AASHTO BRIDGE CHALLENGE

Photos courtesy of Jace Ponder, Mississippi DOT

SENIOR DIVISION

First Place

School Name:

Negaunee High School

Team Name

EKR Miner Construction

Students

Theo Kumpula

Keegan Erva

Collin Remilong

Adviser

Kevin Bell

 

 

EKR Miner  Construction

Negaunee High School

Negaunee, Michigan

Second Place

School Name:
Annapolis High School

Team Name:
C.A.D. Bridge Design

Students:

Derek Servin

Alex Harold

Clemente Cardoso-Guevara

Adviser:
Victoria Sweet

C.A.D. Bridge Design

Annapolis High School

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Third Place

School Name:
East Union Attendance Center

Team Name:
Omega

Students:

Will Duley

Noah Watts

Anna Mims

Adviser:
Holly Bailey

 

Omega

East Union Attendance Center

Blue Springs, Mississippi

JUNIOR DIVISION

First Place

School Name:
Northville High School

Team Name:
Northville Arch

Students:

Mason Niu

Oliver Wu

Andy Jiang

Adviser:​
Diane Xu

 

Northville Arch

Northville High School

Northville, Michigan

Second Place

School Name:
Brandon High School

Team Name:
Knot Right Bridges

Students:  
Paige Thwing

Madelyn Misenar

Rylee Sobecki                       

Adviser:
Pauline Bandlow

Knot Right Bridges

Brandon High School

Ortonville,  Michigan

Third Place

School Name:
East Union Attendance Center

Team Name:
Your Arch Nemesis

Students:
Annalise Bailey

Josh Duley

Cole Nichols

Adviser:
Holly Bailey

Your Arch Nemesis

East Union Attendance Center

Blue Springs, Mississippi

MIDDLE DIVISION

First Place

School Name:
Portage Middle School

Team Name:
VS2

Students:

Sophie Dana

Victoria Ryan

Paisley Siebers

Adviser:
Amy Franks

 

 


VS2

Portage Middle School

Portage, Michigan

 

Second Place​

School Name:
Innoacademy

Team Name:

INNO-Builders

Students:

Eshwar Saikumar

Cilicia Gonzalez

Brayden Tenhagen

Adviser:
Alvin Essenburg

 

INNO-Builders

Innoacademy

Zeeland, Michigan

Third Place

School Name:
Guntown Middle School

Team Name:

Best

Students:

Connor Adams

Saxton McHenry

Talan Quin

Adviser:
Connie Gusmus

Best

Guntown Middle School

Guntown, Mississippi