Cianbro Brasfield & Gorrie Earns National EIC Award from ABC
3/3/2014 6:47:00 PM |
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has awarded an Eagle Award in the Infrastructure: Heavy-All Contract Amounts category of ABC’s Excellence in Construction Awards to Cianbro Brasfield & Gorrie for the joint venture’s work on the Galveston Causeway Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge project in Galveston, Texas. Cianbro Brasfield & Gorrie representatives received the award during the 24th annual Excellence in Construction Awards in Hawaii.
“I am very proud to recognize Cianbro Brasfield & Gorrie, A Joint Venture for winning one of our Excellence in Construction Awards and contributing to the overall advancement of ABC and the construction industry,” said 2014 ABC National Chairman Dan Brodbeck, president and CEO of Compass Partners, LLC. “Their project was a great example of innovation, quality and commitment to safety.”
Cianbro Brasfield & Gorrie worked around the clock to fabricate and erect the 382-foot-long, single-track vertical lift railroad bridge in 32 months without disrupting bridge and waterway operations.
The Excellence in Construction awards program is the industry’s leading competition, developed to honor innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries submitted from across the nation, were judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety and cost.
A panel of industry experts served as the competition’s judges. This year's panel included representatives from the Design-Build Institute of America, Engineering News-Record, the American Institute of Architects, and the National Association of Women in Construction, and representatives from higher education, among others.