Navy Yard Employee Honored by American Society of Civil Engineers

by Navy Yard
May 24, 2024

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The Philadelphia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored Navy Yard employee Monica Trudeau for her contributions to the civil engineering profession in the Philadelphia area.

During an awards ceremony held May 16, Trudeau was the recipient of its Civil Engineering Manager of the Year Award for 2024.

Monica Trudeau receives the “Civil Engineering Manager of the Year for 2024” award from the Philadelphia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Trudeau is PIDC’s Vice President, Project Management and Engineering and has been with PIDC for the past 17 years. She is responsible for planning, managing and executing a range of projects in support of PIDC’s real estate portfolio, including direction and management of capital projects both in design and construction, as well as concept development and asset management, and providing technical support to the corporation’s real estate finance team as part of PIDC’s role in promotion of commercial development and job attraction for Philadelphia. A particular focus of her duties concentrates on efforts at the Navy Yard, which the corporation manages and oversees development. She has been a key member of the update of the 2022 Navy Yard Master Plan document and managed the recently completed Broad Street quay wall reconstruction as well as several projects on city streets implemented as part of the ReStore program for neighborhood commercial corridors.

“In addition to providing excellent leadership for a large and diverse portfolio of PIDC projects over the last 17 years, Monica also leads an array of critical capital projects at Philadelphia International airport,” said Kate McNamara, PIDC’s Executive Vice President at the Navy Yard. “She’s also managed projects for the Philadelphia Water Department and numerous other City entities. Her versatility, religious follow-up, and unflappable demeanor is incredible and we’re so lucky to have her on the PIDC team!”

Trudeau graduated with high honors from the College of Engineering at Rutgers University with her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1994 and worked with a consulting firm before joining PIDC in 2007. She is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is a fan of all Philadelphia sports teams and enjoys traveling.