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2010 National Design-Build Award Winners

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Public Sector Over $50 Million - National Design-Build Award

U.S. Embassy - Khartoum, Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan

Design-Builder:
BL Harbert International
Owner:
U.S. Department of State - OBO
Architect:
Page Southerland Page
Engineers:
Cervantes & Associates
Ehlert/Bryan, Inc.
Hankins & Anderson
Woods Peacock Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Specialty Contractors:
Spectrum Solutions
Southeastern Temperature Controls
American Fire
Keller's
Lindgren
Specialty Consultants:
Carol R. Johnson Associates, Inc.
Hinman Consulting Engineers
Schabel Engineering, LLC
Rolf Jensen & Associates Group, Inc.
Description:
Khartoum, Sudan, is a tough place to design and build a U.S. embassy. When the Sudanese government detained materials at the port of entry and disrupted the issuance of visas for U.S. and foreign workers, the mission became virtually impossible. It was only the dedicated efforts of the design-build team and U.S. Department of State that led to the successful completion of a secure embassy compound, finally putting the embassy staff out of harm’s way.
 

Public Sector Over $50 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

P-305/305A Bachelor Enlisted Quarters and Parking Garage

Bremerton, Washington

Design-Builder:
Absher Construction Company
Owner:
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest
Architect:
Tetra Tech
Engineers:
Reid Middleton
MacDonald Miller
Wood Harbinger
Specialty Contractors:
Larson Glass
Olympic Elevator
Other Key Professionals:
Valley Electric
Western States Fire Protection
Description:
The Bachelor Enlisted Quarters and Parking Garage project included the design and construction of an eight-story, 150-apartment facility and a 10-story parking structure. The project was designed to meet all antiterrorism standards and is anticipated to achieve LEED Gold certification. The project was designed and constructed using a collaborative team approach with a focus on quality, safety, schedule and budget. This collaborative effort resulted in an “Outstanding” rating from NAVFAC NW.
 

Public Sector Over $50 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center

Anchorage, Alaska

Design-Builder:
Neeser Construction, Inc
Owner:
CIVICVentures
Architect:
RIM Architects, LMN Architects
Engineers:
MKA and BBFM (Structural engineers)
Specialty Contractors:
Alaska Professional Concrete (Site Concrete)
McKenna Brothers (Asphalt Paving)
Northwest Landscaping (Landscaping)
Structure Steel Erection (Independent Steel Erectors)
Universal Roofing (Roofing)
Alasco General Contractors (Insulation)
Bradshaw & Associates (Fire Proofing)
Alaskan Industries (Flooring)
Alaska Glazing (Storefront)
Arthun Painting (Painting)
General Mechanical (HVAC)
Last Frontier Mechanical (Mechanical Prime)
Mega Watt Electric (Electrical)
Specialty Consultants:
WJHW (Low voltage systems)
Buckley-Christison International (Operations)
William Caruso and Associates (Food Service)
Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design (Lighting)
Sparling (Acoustics)
WPA (Graphics & Signage)
Project Management RISE Alaska
Description:
This 215,000-square-foot convention center located in the heart of downtown Anchorage is the foundation of the growing convention industry in Alaska. The capacity to sponsor conventions and large gatherings in Anchorage was tripled when the doors to this much anticipated facility opened well ahead of schedule. An innovative collaboration of private development and government orchestrated by Jerry Neeser, his partners and the municipal government made the project possible. Fast-tracking the design allowed for a timely construction start.
 

Public Sector Over $50 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Central Campus at TA-5

Fort Lee, Virginia

Design-Builder:
Balfour Beatty Construction
Owner:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Architect:
HNTB Federal Group
Engineers:
H&A Architects and Engineers
RTech
Specialty Contractors:
Truland Systems Corporation
ColonialWebb Contractors
WS Construction
Superior Steel
Century Concrete
BRL Roofing
Interior Specialty Construction
JH Martin & Sons
Manning Construction
NAI Cranes
Specialty Consultant:
The Ranger Group
Description:
Balfour Beatty Construction led the effort to design and build the five-building Central Campus for the U.S. Army School of Ordnance at Fort Lee, Virginia. A fast-track project built in just 26.5 months under the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) legislation, the new campus provides state-of-the-art facilities for maintenance training on vehicles ranging from combat vehicles to battle tanks, and houses the largest welding training lab in the U.S.
 

Public Sector $25-50 Million - National Design-Build Award

University of California-Irvine Humanities Gateway

Irvine, California

Design-Builder:
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Owner:
University of California, Irvine
Architect:
Fentress Architects
Engineers:
Critchfield Mechanical (Mechanical)
Konsortum 1 (Electrical)
M.A. Engineers, Inc. (Plumbing)
Crosby Group (Structural)
PBS&J (Civil)
Specialty Contractors:
Critchfield Mechanical, Inc. (Mechanical)
D/K Mechanical (Plumbing)
Anderson & Howard (Electrical)
Specialty Consultants:
Yardley-Zaretsky, Inc. (Commissioning)
Marina Landscape, Inc. (Landscape Designer)
VSA & Associates (Sound and Vibration Consultant)
Other Key Professionals:
Tower Glass (Glazing)
DAVCAL, Inc. (Framing & Drywall)
Description:
The Humanities Gateway building resembles a geode – solid and uniform outside, brilliant and active inside. It is a four-level, 76,207-square-foot reinforced concrete structure that includes open laboratories, instructional and support space, a film screening room and an auditorium. The UC Irvine Humanities Gateway project is architecturally expressive design-build project, completed on time, under budget, and exceeding all owner expectations.
 

Public Sector $25-50 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Design-Builder:
Clancy & Theys Construction Company
Owner:
Public Works Dept./Engineering Group
Facilities Design and Construction Division
City of Virginia Beach
Architect:
H&A Architects & Engineers (formerly CMSS Architects)
Engineers:
MSA, P.C. (Civil)
Stroud, Pence and Associates, Ltd. (Structural)
PACE Collaborative, P.C. (PME)
Specialty Contractors:
Century Concrete
Coastal Masonry
North State Steel
Virginia Steel Erectors
The Millwork Specialists
Roof Services Corporation
Walker & Laberge
Lamb & Robinson
Pompei
Onyx Engineering Inc.
Texas Scenic Company
Thyssen Krupp Elevator Corporation;
Specialty Consultants:
Auerbach Pollock Friedlander
Endependence Center, Inc.
Kirkegaard and Associates
Description:
The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts is the centerpiece of Virginia Beach's cultural arts district. Located in the emerging downtown, the complex is designed to welcome people of all ages, economic means and cultures to a state-of-the-art performance, educational and community facility. With the highest level of aesthetic and acoustical quality, the 1,200-seat theatre and grand outdoor plaza are vibrant places in which the arts community and the community at large gather for performances and festivals.
 

Public Sector $25-50 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Armed Forces Reserve Center

Norman, Oklahoma

Design-Builder:
The Korte Company
Owner:
State of Oklahoma Construction and Properties Division, Dept. of Central Services
Architect:
LWPB Architects
Engineer:
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Specialty Contractors:
Jarrell Mechanical Contractors
Electrical Design Associates, LLC
Specialty Consultant:
MacArthur Associated Consultants, LLC
Other Key Professional:
Code Consultants, Inc.
Description:
The Norman AFRC stands out as both a design-build and DBIA success story. It was the first of seven state-of-the-art AFRC facilities for the State of Oklahoma and, as such, created an architectural image and established quality standards for the other six. The National Guard and Korte committed to using DBIA best practices, resulting in 24 of their staff members becoming Designated Design-Build Professionals™. The success of the project validated Oklahoma’s design-build statutes.
 

Public Sector Under $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

P-285 Damage Control Trainer

Norfolk, Virginia

Design-Builder:
Haskell
Owner:
NAVFAC
Architect:
Haskell Architects & Engineers
Engineer:
Haskell Architects & Engineers
Description:
The P-285 Damage Control Trainer is a highly effective state-of-the-art facility that trains 10,000 sailors per year in its wet trainer and other educational spaces. To improve the mission readiness of forces afloat, the wet trainer simulates, in a safe controlled environment, the experience of a ship being flooded. This module is contained within the facility. The project was designed using BIM technology and is LEED self-certified.
 

Public Sector Under $25 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Moonlight Amphitheatre

Vista, California

Design-Builder:
Sundt Construction
Owner:
City of Vista
Architect:
Roseling Nakamura Terada Architects
Description:
The $15.8-million Moonlight Amphitheatre project was completed after an extremely tight nine-month schedule that included demolition of the original stage house. The project started the day after the close of the 2008 season. When Moonlight Amphitheatre opened its gates for Moonlight Stage Productions' first musical of the 2009 season, 42nd Street, it was a revamped facility with a fully equipped, modernized stage house
 

Public Sector Under $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Johnson County Communications Center

Olathe, Kansas

Design-Builder:
McCownGordon Construction
Owner:
Public Building Commission, Johnson County, KS
Architects:
PGAV Architects (Design Architect)
Bowman Bowman Novick, Inc (Landscape Architect)
Engineers:
Smith & Boucher, Inc. (Commissioning)
Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc. (Civil)
Bob D. Campbell & Co (Structural)
CRB Consulting Engineers (MEP)
Coffeen Fricke & Associates (Acoustic/AV)
Specialty Contractors:
Abbey Simons (Projector Screens)
Acme Fireproofing & Insulation (Spray Applied Fireproofing)
Allied Construction Services (Drywall)
American Fire Sprinkler (Fire Protection)
Bratton Corporation (Rebar)
BECI (Electrical)
C & C Group, Inc. (Access Flo)
Description:
Operating 24 hours a day and seven days a week, the Johnson County Communications Center provides citizens with support and emergency operations, including back-up and increased training for dispatch. Spanning 47,000 square feet, the center includes a 911 call center with 41 dispatch stations, conference rooms, office and training areas and break room/kitchen. The building exceeded its goals by obtaining LEED Gold certification.
 

Public Sector Under $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

Omaha, Nebraska

Design-Builder:
APAC Kansas, Inc.
Owner:
City of Omaha
Engineers:
HNTB Corporation (Design Lead)
Rowan Williams Daniels & Irwin Inc.
The Schemmer Associates
Specialty Contractors:
MarkOne Electric
Davis Erection Company
Delong’s Inc.
Coreslab Structures
CBSI, Inc.
Case Foundation
Tab Construction
Specialty Consultants:
Gregory A. Peterson Consulting, Inc.
Thiele Geotech
HWS Consulting Group
Schuler Shook
Description:
The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge is a 2,222-foot structure that spans the Missouri River, linking Omaha, NE, and Council Bluffs, Iowa. APAC Kansas, Inc., and HNTB Corporation completed the design and construction of the $22 million project, which features a one-of-a-kind 1,012-foot curvilinear cable-stayed bridge with a 506-foot main span. Landings provide open green spaces and connections to a regional trail system. The project was completed within budget and two months ahead of schedule.
 

Private Sector Over $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

NVCI Engelstad Cancer Research Building

Las Vegas, Nevada

Design-Builder:
The Korte Company
Owner:
Nevada Cancer Institute
Architect:
TKC Design P.C.
Engineers:
P.K. Delp (Structural)
Nevada by Design (Civil)
BBA Engineering (HVAC & Electrical)
Specialty Contractors:
Design for Science (Lab Consultant)
Other Key Professional:
Hellmuth & Bicknese Architects (LEED Consultant)
Description:
The Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) is dedicated to cancer research, treatment and education and serves as the state’s official cancer center. The Ralph and Betty Englestad Cancer Research Building is a 184,000–square-foot facility with 39 state-of-the-art laboratories. The Korte Company provided architectural and interior design and complete construction services. The project was delivered one month ahead of schedule and $15 million below the guaranteed maximum price.
 

Private Sector Over $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

Lone Butte Casino

Chandler, Arizona

Design-Builder:
JE Dunn Construction
Owner:
Gila River Indian Community
Architect:
Group West Architects
Engineer:
KPFF, AE Associates
Specialty Contractors:
Parsons Electric
Midstate Mechanical
Reliable Security
Specialty Consultant:
Scheduling Consultants LTD
Other Key Professional:
Parsons-Tynan Group (Owner's Representative)
Description:
JE Dunn Construction and Group West Architects partnered to build the new Lone Butte Casino for the Gila River Indian Community in beautiful Chandler, Arizona. The casino’s 120,000-square-foot gaming facility is combined with a two-story office structure for staff. The casino features a spacious gaming floor, a large bingo hall and two upscale restaurants. Four unique, color changing, shade fabric structures welcome patrons into this state-of-the-art facility.
 

Private Sector Over $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

The Shoppes at Fox River

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Design-Builder:
Opus North Corporation
Owner:
Opus North Corporation
Architects:
KKE Architects
Opus Architects & Engineers
Schroeder & Holt Architects
Engineers:
Opus Architects & Engineers
R.A. Smith National
GRAEF
Matrix Design
Leedy & Petzold
Specialty Contractors:
Advantage Refrigeration
Air Temperature Services
Freedom Fire Protection
J.F. Ahern Company
Spectrum Electric
Total Mechanical
Uihlein Electric
Nelson Landscape
ACME Systems
Specialty Consultants:
Arcadis-US, Inc.
Delahey Industries
STS Consultants
Professional Service Industries (PSI)
Midwest Testing Services
Other Key Professional:
City of Waukesha, Wisconsin
Description:
The Shoppes at Fox River is a 55-acre development in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The center celebrated its grand opening in July 2009, and will eventually include 500,000 square feet of retail space. The success of the development is due to a great location, strong anchors and the effectiveness of the design-build model. Opus North’s vertically integrated development-design-construction structure and its decades of experience in design-build were essential to the project’s success.
 

Private Sector Under $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Upper Blackfoot Mining Complex Water Treatment System

Lincoln, Montana

Design-Builder:
CDM
Owner:
ASARCO
Engineer:
CDM
Specialty Consultants:
CDM (Site Civil)
CDM (Mechanical - Wet)
Custom Tin, Inc. (Mechanical - HVAC)
Eagle Electric, Inc. (Electrical)
Dick Anderson Construction (Concrete & Building Erection)
M.E.T. Valves & Controls (Instrumentation & Controls)
Hydro (Environmental Scientist)
Description:
Faced with new, stringent discharge limits at a remote mining site in Montana, ASARCO called upon CDM to help provide a long-term solution to treat acid mine drainage. ASARCO’s existing passive treatment system failed to meet regulatory discharge limits. CDM used the design-build delivery method to deliver a 160-gallon-per-minute, state-of-the-art water treatment system that was designed, constructed and fully operational within nine months of project award. The plant has met all discharge limits since startup.
 

Industrial/Process Sector Over $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

Daikin McQuay Applied Development Center

Plymouth, Minnesota

Design-Builder:
Mortenson Construction
Owner:
Daikin McQuay
Architect:
Hammel, Green and Abrahamson
Specialty Contractors:
Egan Company (Mechanical)
Hunt Electric (Electrical)
Description:
The Daikin McQuay Applied Development Center is the world’s most advanced facility for HVAC research and development. The purpose of the new 49,000-square-foot center is to develop and test advanced chiller, compressor and other HVAC technologies to reduce energy consumption and ultimately the carbon footprint of the building where they will be used. Completed in just 16 months, Mortenson Construction/Hammel, Green and Abrahamson are proud to have designed and built this world-class facility for Daikin McQuay.
 

Industrial/Process Sector Over $25 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Dr Pepper Snapple – Production & Distribution Center

Victorville, California

Design-Builder:
Benham Constructors, LLC
Owner:
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
Architect:
The Benham Companies, LLC
Engineer:
The Benham Companies, LLC
Other Key Professional:
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (American Bottling Company)
Description:
Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) chose Benham to design and build its new $130,000,000 bottling facility and warehouse in Victorville, CA. The facility was constructed at Southern California Logistics Airport, an 8,500-acre master planned multi-modal freight transportation hub developed on the site of the former George AFB and supported by air, ground and rail connections. The DPS plant consists of a 950,000-square-foot building on 57 acres, including 550,000 square feet of warehouse space and a 300,000-square-foot manufacturing plant with up to seven manufacturing lines.
 

Transportation Over $50 Million - National Design-Build Award

I-205 LRT Extension Project

Portland, Oregon

Design-Builder:
South Corridor Constructors, a joint venture
Owner:
TriMet
Architect:
Waterleaf
Engineer:
David Evans and Associates
Specialty Contractors:
Axis Crane
Azuri Construction
A2 Fabrication, Inc.
Bent Enterprises
Brandi Lisle & Associates
Cathodic Protection
CEC Services
Champion Sweeping
EZ Grade
Environmental Health
Faison Construction
FM Burch & Assoc.
Fiber Guys, LLC
Hancock Trucking
Holland Company
Inland Foundations
J Losey Trucking
John Wayne Construction
Knife River
KT Contracting Co
Liberty Steel Erectors
McDonald Excavating
Ming Consultants
Northwest Cascade
NW Infrastructure
Rainier Steel
Siemens Transportation
TBH & Associates
Tice Electric
O’Neil Electric
Team Electric
Wilder Construction Co.
Specialty Consultants:  
URS
Alcantar and Associates
Cascade Design Professionals
Convergent Pacific, LLC
Crane & Merseth
Design Data Concepts
Dhillon Engineers, Inc
DL Design Group
KLK Consulting
Seaborn Engineering
Thomas Wright, Inc.
TW Environmental
NW Geotechnical
Description:
TriMet's $180-million I-205 Light Rail Extension was construction in Portland, Oregon, adjacent to the existing Interstate Freeway. The project was completed by South Corridor Constructors, a joint venture managed by Stacy and Witbeck Inc., with partners Granite Construction Co. and Wildish Standard Paving Co. Highlights include over 6.5 miles of ballasted double track including traction electrification, signal and communication systems, eight stations, four park-and-rides, three cut and cover tunnels and seven bridges.
 

Transportation Over $50 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project

West Vancouver to Whistler, British Columbia

Design-Builder:
Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co.
Owner:
Province of British Columbia - Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Engineer:
Hatch Mott MacDonald
Specialty Contractors:
GWIL Industries
Gastaldo Concrete
Lafarge Canada
Brinkman and Associates
Bayhill Electrical
Atlantic Industries
SSL
BA Blacktop
Conforce Structures
Lil’wat Concrete and Aggregate
Lower Mainland Steel
Rapid Span Structures
Specialty Consultants:
McElhanney Engineering Services
MMM Group
Urban Systems
Thurber Engineering
northwest hydraulic consultants
Hatfield Consultants
ISL Engineering and Land Services
Levelton Consultants
Buckland & Taylor
Wyllie & Norrish Rock Engineers
AECOM
Trow Associates
Catherine Berris Associates
Canadian Highways Institute
Other Key Professionals:
Sea-to-Sky Highway Management (Concessionaire)
Miller Capilano Maintenance (OMR Contractor)
Description:
The Sea-to-Sky Highway links West Vancouver, British Columbia, with the resort municipality of Whistler. The $500-million Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project, begun in June 2005 and completed in September 2009, involved major upgrades and improvements to enhance the highway’s safety, capacity and reliability along 40 miles of the corridor. Located in a picturesque and technically-challenging setting, the project was completed on time and on budget and is considered a major success.
 

Transportation Over $50 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

I-15 North Corridor Design-Build Project - Las Vegas, Nevada

North Las Vegas, Nevada

Design-Builder:
North Corridor Constructors, a CH2M HILL / Las Vegas Paving Corporation JV
Owner:
Nevada Department of Transportation
Engineer:
North Corridor Constructors
Specialty Contractors:
Case Pacific
DYWIDAG Systems International
Goodbee & Associates, Inc.
Highway Striping & Signs
LAM Contracting
Las Vegas Electric
Las Vegas Paving Corporation
Olson Precast
Soil Tech, Inc.
Steel Engineers
Aztech Materials Testing
HDR Engineering, Inc.
Specialty Consultants:
Design Workshop
HDR
Iteris
Jacobs Engineering
Pat Noyes & Associates
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
VTN Nevada
Description:
The I-15 North Corridor Design-Build Project, the first design-build contract for the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), widened a 5.8-mile section of I-15 north of downtown Las Vegas. The project, completed by North Corridor Constructors, a joint venture of CH2M HILL and Las Vegas Paving Corporation, was completed 7.5 months early with minimal impacts during construction. The result is a safer, better operating highway and a model of design-build contracting for future NDOT projects.
 

Transportation Under $50 Million - National Design-Build Award

Ben Sawyer Swing Bridge Replacement

Charleston, South Carolina

Design-Builder:
PCL Civil Constructors, Inc.
Owner:
South Carolina Department of Transportation
Engineer:
Hardesty & Hanover, LLP
Specialty Contractors:
Florida Structural Steel
Steward Machine Co., Inc.
Edwards Electric Corp.
Specialty Consultants:
Florence & Hutcheson
S&ME
Description:
The Ben Sawyer Swing Bridge Replacement Project entailed in-kind superstructure replacement, swing span replacement, substructure modifications, complete mechanical and electrical overhaul, operator house replacement, approach slab modification and widening and fender system replacement. To minimize the public impact, all superstructure and swing span replacement was completed during a 10-day bridge closure period. Replacement structures were constructed adjacent to the bridge. During closure the approach spans were installed and the new swing span was barged into position.
 

Transportation Under $50 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Design-Build MD 30 Hampstead Bypass

Hampstead, Maryland

Design-Builder:
Corman Construction, Inc.
Owner:
Maryland State Highway Administration
Engineer:
WBCM
Specialty Contractors:
Skelley & Loy
Aria Environmental, Inc.
Other Key Professionals:
STV Incorporated
Schnabel Engineering
Prime Engineering, Inc.
NMP Engineering, Inc.
Description:
Maryland State Highway's first project by a design-builder to include bridge design, the 4.5 mile Hampstead Bypass was constructed to mitigate a busy commuter route through the small town of Hampstead. To preserve the area’s bucolic scenery, landscaped roundabouts steer traffic onto and off the bypass and four bridges span streams and wetlands. Design and construction proceeded without endangering the state’s bog turtle habitat.
 

Water/Wastewater Over $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

Johns Creek Environmental Campus

Alpharetta, Georgia

Design-Builder:
Archer Western Contractors, Ltd.
Owner:
Fulton County Public Works
Architect:
The Architecture Group
Engineer:
Brown and Caldwell
Specialty Contractors:
Valleycrest Landscaping
Control Instruments, Inc.
Excel Electrical
Ronny D. Jones Enterprises, Inc.
Specialty Consultants:
Long Engineering
Metcalf & Eddy
SL King
Other Key Professional:
GE Zenon
Description:
The Johns Creek Environmental Campus is a 15 MGD wastewater treatment facility situated on 43 acres in Roswell, Georgia, adjacent to the Chattahoochee River. The facility was designed with Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) technology provided by GE Zenon. The facility was designed to meet strict guarantees related to odor, noise, effluent quality and cost of operation. An educational facility, ponds, walkways and trails provide additional benefits to the community.
 

Water/Wastewater Over $25 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Haworth Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

Haworth, New Jersey

Design-Builder:
CDM
Owner:
United Water
Architect:
CDM
Engineer:
CDM
Specialty Consultant:
Buck, Seifert & Jost
Other Key Professionals:
Infilco Degremont Inc., Richmond, Virginia
Jett Industries/Kiewit, Colliersville, New York
Ozonia North America, Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Mehl Electric Company, Inc., Pearl River, New York
J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Hackensack, New Jersey
Roberge Electric, Inc., Dumont, New Jersey
Armistead Mechanical, Inc., Waldwick, New Jersey
Brencorp, South Plainfield, New Jersey
Forsa Construction, LLC, Little Ferry, New Jersey
Description:
United Water New Jersey and CDM partnered to upgrade the Haworth Water Treatment Plant. This complex project was successfully completed ahead of schedule and under budget and without interrupting service to 800,000 existing customers. The upgrade features high-rate dissolved air flotation (DAF), an ozone pretreatment process, disinfection facilities, and residuals handling and treatment processes. Haworth’s high-rate DAF — the largest system of its kind in the U.S. — saves energy, improves water quality and reduces the plant’s footprint.
 

Water/Wastewater Over $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

North Cape Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant

Cape Coral, Florida

Design-Builder:
MWH Constructors, Inc.
Owner:
City of Cape Coral
Architect:
MWH Americas, Inc.
Engineer:
MWH Americas, Inc.
Specialty Contractors:
A&A Electric Services (Electrical)
Allegiance Security Group (Compound Security)
Cogburn Bros., Inc. (Electrical - Well Heads)
Cougar Contracting Specialties, Inc. (Site Development)
The Crom Corporation (Water Tank)/ Diversified Drilling Corporation (Driller – Production Wells)
Mitchell & Stark Construction (Transmission Piping)
Poole &Kent (Mechanical Facilities/Systems)
Riteway Site Development (Landscape)
Taylor-Pansing Construction (Guard Facility)
Younquist Brothers, Inc. (Driller – Injection Wells)
Specialty Consultants:
Johnson Engineering (Landscape Architect, Surveyor, Materials Tester)
Description:
This project is a progressive design-build of a brackish water RO WTP in Cape Coral, Florida. Initially providing 12 MGD treatment capacity, the project will receive an ultimate build out at 36 MGD. The project included 22 raw water supply wells, raw water transmission mains, a potable water transmission main, a deep injection well and a 12-MG above-ground storage tank. The project was on time and under budget.
 

Water/Wastewater Over $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Nogales International WWTP

Rio Rico, Arizona

Design-Builder:
PCL Construction, Inc.
Owner:
City of Nogales
Engineer:
Stantec
Specialty Contractor:
Rosendin
Specialty Consultant:
Waterworks Engineers
Description:
PCL and Stantec joined forces for the conversion of the 14.74 MGD Nogales International Wastewater Treatment Plant from an aerated lagoon facility to an activated sludge plant. The $61-million project included activated sludge and solids dewatering facilities. The project was constructed under a "fast track" approach
construction began four months after the contract was signed and was completed within three years (four months ahead of schedule).
 

Water/Wastewater Under $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

London Road Water Treatment Facility

Boggstown, Indiana

Design-Builder:
Bowen Engineering Corporation
Owner:
Indiana-American Water Company
Architect:
HNTB Corporation
Engineer:
HNTB Corporation
Specialty Contractors:
SCADAware
Bastin Logan Water Services
Description:
Located near Greenwood, Indiana, the London Road Water Treatment Facility is a 6 MGD groundwater treatment plant. An outstanding success for Indiana-American Water, the new facility produces high-quality drinking water for its customers, improves reliability of service, features sustainable technologies for protecting the environment and was built with zero injuries. The project received LEED certification at the Silver level.
 

Water/Wastewater Under $25 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Fairplay Wastewater Treatment Facility

Fairplay, Colorado

Design-Builder:
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc. and Moltz Construction, Inc.
Owner:
Fairplay Sanitation District
Engineer:
Burns & McDonnell
Description:
The Fairplay Sanitation District and the innovative team of Burns & McDonnell and Moltz Construction successfully completed an integrated, fixed-film activated sludge mechanical treatment facility capable of cold-temperature biological nutrient removal. Fairplay Wastewater Treatment Facility construction began in May 2008 and was operating by mid-November 2008, six months ahead of schedule. Completion within one construction season allowed the team to avoid the severe winter weather typical at this high altitude.
 

Educational Facilities Over $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

City of Phoenix Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Phoenix, Arizona

Design-Builder:
DPR Construction
Owner:
City of Phoenix (Tenant Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation)
Architects:
SmithGroup (Architect of Record)
GBtwo (Landscape Architect)
Engineers:
Dibble Engineering (Civil)
Paragon Structural Design, Inc. (Structural)
Specialty Contractors:
Able Steel Fabricators, Inc.
Bel-Aire Mechanical
Kearney Electric, Inc.
Kovach Metal Roof & Wall Professionals
KT Fabrication, Inc.
RBG Construction Company LLC
Specialty Consultants:
Abilities Unlimited
Brady, Aulerich & Associates, Inc.
Building Envelope Consultants, LLC Convergent Technologies
E2 Innovations, Inc.
Site Plus
Testmarx
Other Key Professionals:
Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Tenant)
Subcontractors  Asphalt Services of Arizona, Inc.
Arizona Professional Painting
Arizona Thermal Protection Corp.
BC Floor Covering, Inc.
Charles Court Construction, Inc.
CMC Steel Fabricators, Inc.
Climatec Building Technologies Group
Construction Specialties, Inc.
Desert Classic Landscaping
Diversified Roofing Corporation
Enssolutions
Fabrique Window Coverings LLC
Firstar Waste Solutions, LLC
Gale Insulation
Gray's Security & Investigation Services
Hufcor/Arizona, Inc.
Inland Engineering & Consulting Inc.
Jobtree
Jones Concrete Construction LLC
Juarez Contracting
Kelley Brothers
Mac Demolition
Magnum Architectural, Inc.
Native Resources International Inc.
Otis Elevator Company
Partitions & Accessories Co.
Pegasus Utility Locating Services, Inc.
Phoenix Scaffolding & Equipment, Inc.
Prodigy Pest & Termite Control LLC
Rivera & Sons Masonry
Siteplus LLC
Skyline Steel, Inc.
Smart Doors
Southwest Architectural Castings, Inc.
Stone Finish, LLC
Styles Brothers Custom Millwork, Inc.
Sun Valley Masonry
Top Flite Construction, Inc.
Description:
DPR Construction and SmithGroup balanced the dreams of a three-pronged client structure on this 84,000-square-foot, five-story building, The owner, the City of Phoenix, required an urban building that created shade and added architectural character to an evolving downtown core. ASU required an elegant icon on a tight budget. The College of Nursing & Health Innovation sought expansion and brand identity. The copper-clad building provides a gateway to downtown Phoenix and is seeking LEED®-NC Gold Certification.
 

Educational Facilities Over $25 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Los Angeles Southwest College Campus Improvements - East & West Sides

Los Angeles, California

Design-Builder:
Harper Construction Company
Owner:
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)
Architect:
Sillman Wright Architects
Engineer:
Burkett & Wong (Civil & Structural)
LSW Engineers (Mechanical & Electrical)
Specialty Contractors:
Neal Electric
University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc.
Other Key Professionals:
BuildLACCD (Program Manager)
Cumming (Construction Manager-CPM)
Description:
Five new campus facilities for Los Angeles Southwest College, including a new Student Services & Activities Center, a field house and stadium with 4,000 seats, a 1,000-car parking structure and maintenance and operations facility were included in the scope of work. The success of this project led the California Legislature to change state law to allow Community College Districts to use design-build for any capital project with a budget of $2.5 million or more.
 

Educational Facilities Over $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Osprey Fountains

Jacksonville, Florida

Design-Builder:
The Haskell Company
Owner:
University of North Florida
Architect:
The Haskell Company
Engineer:
The Haskell Company
Specialty Contractor:
Sunbelt, Village Pools, Haskell Steel
Specialty Consultant:
Design-Plus
Description:
The Haskell Company designed and built a new 373,000-square-foot, five-story, 1,000-bed student residence life/housing community on 27 acres for the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Haskell embraced contemporary design initiatives to create a living/learning community using sustainable design and construction practices which prepared Osprey Fountains to be a LEED Silver facility.
 

Educational Facilities Under $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Idaho Army National Guard – Live Fire Shoot House

Boise, Idaho

Design-Builder:
TRS Range Services LLC
Owner:
USPFO Idaho
Engineers:
Briggs Engineering
DC Engineers
Specialty Contractors:
Pittman Construction
CNC Data Link
Snake River Electric
Quality Communications Inc.
Description:
TRS Range Services’ Live Fire Shoot House is a close-quarters combat training facility custom designed for the Idaho National Guard. The 3,000-square-foot training building includes 360 degree bullet containment – maximum protection for soldiers participating in live fire combat training. A separate facility provides after-action review of videotaped combat exercises with ancillary operations and ammunition buildings. Close cooperation with the client on this project resulted in one of the premier combat training facilities in the country.
 

Educational Facilities Under $25 Million - National Design-Build Award

Ave Maria University Women's Residence Housing

Ave Maria, Florida

Design-Builder:
Haskell
Owner:
Ave Maria University
Architect:
Haskell
Engineer:
Haskell
Description:
Students atAve Maria University enjoy the many amenities their brand new 552-bed, 130,000-square-foot housing facility offers. From initial design to construction completion, this entire $25-million project took just under 16 months to complete. Haskell, an integrated design-build firm in Jacksonville, Florida, provided the University with a one-stop shop for architecture, engineering, construction and furnishings at a "turn-key cost.”
 

Healthcare Facilities Over $25 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin (OHOW)

Glendale, Wisconsin

Design-Builder:
Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN
Owner:
Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin LLC
Architect:
Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN
Engineer:
Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN
Specialty Contractors:
Page Sutherland Page (Programming Concept Design)
Stewart Design (Dietary Planning)
Walsh Consulting Group (Medical Equipment Planning)
Johnson Control (Low Voltage Systems)
Description:
Having outgrown their existing facility, the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin desired to provide comprehensive orthopaedic services in a 30-bed / 10-operating room replacement hospital. Given the turbulent political climate and uncertainty of healthcare reform, the time window for replacement was narrow. Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN‘s integration allowed for overlapping design and construction. The 96,000-square-foot, $27-million facility was delivered in just 22 months with shared savings of more than $3.6 million.
 

Healthcare Facilities Over $25 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

UAB Women & Infants Center/Radiation Oncology

Birmingham, Alabama

Design-Builder:
Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Owner:
UAB Health System
Architects:
Gresham Smith and Partners (Architect)
Kahn South, Inc. (Interior Design Architect)
Engineers:
LBYD (Structural)
I.C. Thomasson (MEP)
Walter Schoel Engineering (Civil)
Specialty Contractors:
Hardy Corporation (Mechanical)
Griffin Electric (Electric)
Specialty Consultants:
EDI, Ltd. (Security Designer)
Williamson & Associates (Waterproofing Consultant)
Description:
The UAB Women & Infants Center is located in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, and houses one of the largest neonatal intensive care units (NICU) in the county. The hospital is nine stories tall and contains 630,000 square feet. The UAB Women & Infants Center provides general women's services including labor and delivery, and NICU. It also offers a new state-of-the-art radiation and oncology department.
 

Healthcare Facilities Under $25 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Randolph Hospital Outpatient and Cancer Center

Asheboro, North Carolina

Design-Builder:
BE&K Building Group
Owner:
Randolph Hospital
Architect:
BJAC, pa
Engineer:
BJAC, pa
Specialty Contractors:
SteelFab (Structural Design and Construction)
King Guinn & Associates
East Coast Fire Protection (Sprinkler Design & Construction)
Specialty Consultants:
CLH Design (Civil Engineer under BJAC, pa)
Starr Electric (Electrical Design & Construction)
Benner & Fields (Mechanical HVAC | Plumbing Design and Construction)
  

Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration - Design-Build Excellence Award

Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, Massachusetts

Design-Builder:
Cutler Associates, Inc.
Owner:
Mount Holyoke College
Architect:
Cutler Design, Inc.
Specialty Consultants:
Kimball Chase & TFMoran (Structural)
Design Day Mechanicals (HVAC and Plumbing)
Rybak Engineering (Fire Protection)
Shepherd Engineering (Electrical)
Lukas Design (Interior Design)
Description:
Mount Holyoke College’s historic residence halls are admired by faculty and students, both past and present. However, evolving residential life programming, infrastructural deterioration and inefficiencies, dated and architecturally inconsistent finishes and ADA compliance mandated modernization efforts. Partnering with Cutler Associates, an integrated design and construction firm, the College performed a sequence of major renovations to four halls, adding the modern amenities that students demand and restoring the facilities to their original late 19th century grandeur.
 

Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration - Design-Build Merit Award

Electric Boat - Building 260 Modernization

Groton, Connecticut

Design-Builder:
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc.
Owner:
General Dynamics - Electric Boat Corporation
Architect:
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc.
Engineer:
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc.
Specialty Contractors:
Schnabel Foundation (Micropiles)
AK Services (Hydrodemolition)
Collins & Jewell (Lead Paint Abatement)
Specialty Consultant:
Heller and Johnsen, Geotechnical Engineers
Other Key Professional:
The City of Groton, CT
Description:
As part of Electric Boat's modernization program, Burns & McDonnell designed and constructed two platforms intended to speed construction of America's nuclear submarines. The platforms replaced temporary scaffolding and provide safe personnel access to the submarines and places equipment for submarine construction in close proximity to the boats. The $14-million project yielded an immediate return on investment – construction of the new USS Missouri was safely completed under budget and in record time.
 

Design-Build Under $10 Million - National Design-Build Award

Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Bolingbrook, Illinois

Design-Builder:
Wight Construction
Owner:
Bolingbrook Park District
Architect:
Wight & Company
Engineer:
Wight & Company (Civil)
J. T. Katrakis & Associates, Inc. (MEP/FP)
Larson Engineering (Structural)
Specialty Contractors:
Comar Drilling, Inc. (Geothermal)
Kendall Excavating and Septic, LLC (Geothermal)
Specialty Consultants:
Bluestone + Associates (Exhibit Planner & Design)
JF New & Associates (Constructed Wetlands)
Description:
Nestled among century-old oak trees, Hidden Oaks Nature Center provides interactive learning experiences that foster wonder and respect for the natural world. The team adopted this perspective, too, and incorporated ecological systems and sustainable technologies into every design and construction decision associated with the building and site. This holistic approach contirbuted to the center’s U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Platinum Certification.
 

Design-Build Under $10 Million - Design-Build Excellence Award

Miramar Golf Clubhouse Complex

Marine Corps Air Station

San Diego, California

Design-Builder:
Stronghold Engineering, Inc.
Owner:
U.S. Department of the Navy
Architect:
AKS, P.S., Inc.
Engineers:
RBF Engineering, Inc. (Civil)
Flores Lund (Structural)
HVAC Engineering (Mechanical)
BSE Engineering (Electrical)
Specialty Contractor:
B. Andrews (Pro Shop Design)
Specialty Consultants:
Howard & Associates (Landscape Architect)
Clevenger & Associates (Kitchen Consultant)
Description:
Stronghold partnered with the Navy to deliver the Miramar Golf Clubhouse Project on time and on budget. Designed and constructed for Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, the Clubhouse became the U.S. Marines’ first USGBC LEED Gold certified facility. The design concept tied into the base-wide theme, while achieving a British West-Indies style design. Stronghold and the Navy delivered a facility that significantly improves the quality of life for the Marines and their families at the air station.
 

Design-Build Under $10 Million - Design-Build Merit Award

Holy Wisdom Monastery

Middleton, Wisconsin

Design-Builder:
Hoffman, LLC
Owner:
Benedictine Women of Madison
Architect:
Hoffman, LLC
Engineers:
Montgomery Associates
Larsen Engineering
Fredericksen Engineering
Czarnecki Engineering
Lubenow, Gobster, Dominiak Inc.
Specialty Contractors:
Select Sound Service (Audio/Visual)
The Verdin Company (Bells)
Remmert Studios (Font)
Holtkamp Organ Company (Organ)
Heiser Telecommunications (Telephone)
St. Paul Fabrication (Chapel Furniture)
Techline (Office Furniture)
Specialty Consultants:  
Vertegy (LEED Certification Consultant)
CDH Energy (Energy Modeling & Commissioning Agent)
Kitchen
Boelter Companies
Sustainable Engineering Group (Geothermal)
Yerges Acoustics (Acoustical)
Other Key Professionals:
Wisconsin Focus on Energy
Madison Gas & Electric
Description:
The Benedictine Women of Madison partnered with Hoffman, LLC, to create Holy Wisdom Monastery, a two-story, 34,000-square-foot facility that futhers the Sisters' mission by offering an environment of spiritual growth and connection to nature. The monastery provides spaces for contemplative worship, retreats, concerts, lectures, dining, reading and administration. The Sisters are delighted that the monastery is currently the highest LEED-New Construction v2.2 Platinum rated structure in the United States.