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
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