CMAA Honors 14 Outstanding Construction Projects and Programs

A new zoo habitat for elephants, rhinos and other animals, a testing facility for wind turbine blades and a new border fence between the southwestern United States and Mexico were among the 14 projects and program phases recently honored with Project Achievement Awards by the Construction Management Association of America.

The presentations took place at CMAA’s Industry Recognition Banquet, during the National Conference & Trade Show that took place in early November in Washington, DC.

Roughly 100 entries were received for this year’s program, and the panel of nearly 30 judges was chaired by Brian Koches, CCM of Jacobs and Judith Wallace, CCM of Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

The honored projects, by category, are:

Buildings, New Construction Project with Constructed Value Greater Than $100 Million

NGA – New Campus East Project

Owner: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency CM: MBP

Buildings, New Construction Project with Constructed Value Less Than $100 Million

Stephen F. Camilla T. Brauer Hall at Washington University School of Engineering

Owner: Washington University in St. Louis CM: Clayco, Inc.

Buildings, New Construction Project with Constructed Value Less Than $50 Million

Lois S. Hornsby Middle School and J. Blaine Blayton Elementary School Construction Program

Owner: Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools CM: MBP

Buildings, New Construction Project with Constructed Value Less Than $30 Million

Wind Technology Testing Center, Charlestown, MA

Owner: Massachusetts Clean Energy Center/Massachusetts Port Authority CM: Turner Construction CompanyBuildings, New Construction Project with Constructed Value Less Than $10 Million

White Tank Branch Library and Nature Center

Owner: Maricopa County Library District CM: Mortenson Construction/DWL Archtiects + Planners, Inc.

Buildings, Renovation/Modernization Project with Constructed Value Greater Than $15 Million

Muhlenberg College – Seegers Union Building Addition and Renovations

Owner: Muhlenberg College CM: Alvin H. Butz Inc./ Bruner/Cott & Associates, Inc.

Buildings, Renovation/Modernization Project with Constructed Value Less Than $15 Million

Trails of Africa Birmingham Zoo Birmingham, Alabama

Owner: Birmingham Zoo, Inc. CM: Hoar Program Management

Infrastructure Project with Constructed Value Greater Than $150 Million

US Hwy 82 Mississippi River Bridge

Owner: Mississippi Department of Transportation CM: HNTB Corporation

Infrastructure Project with Constructed Value Less Than $150 Million

Rehabilitation of the West 96th Street Station Broadway 7th Ave. Line IRT

Owner: MTA New York City Transit CM: Urbahn Architects & HDR

Infrastructure Project with Constructed Value Less Than $50 Million

Pump Station Upgrade Navajo Generating Station

Owner: Salt River Project CM: Hatch Mott MacDonald

Infrastructure Project with Constructed Value Less Than $15 Million

Cal Park Tunnel Rehabilitation & Multi-Use Pathway Project

Owner: County of Marin CM: Jacobs Associates

Program/ Program Phase Buildings

Modern Schools Across Chicago, Phase One

Owner: Chicago Public Schools CM: Public Building Commission of Chicago

Program/ Program Phase Infrastructure

United States Southwest Border Pedestrian & Vehicular Fence

Owner: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection CM: Michael Baker Jr., Inc.

International Project/Program/Program Phase

United States Department of State New Embassy Compound Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Owner: United States Department of State

CM: Overseas Buildings Operations with B.L. Harbert International, LLC

CMAA is North America’s only organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of the professional Construction and Program management industry. On behalf of its 28 regional chapters and more than 8,400 public and private firms and individuals throughout the nation, CMAA promotes the Construction Management industry and provides professional resources, advocacy, professional development, certification, and business opportunities to its members. CMAA’s national headquarters is located in McLean, Va. The Association’s website is www.cmaanet.org.

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