Top Construction Projects and Safety Awards Given by AGC
Anchorage, AK. -- The Associated General Contractors of Alaska (AGC), the state's largest construction organization has named the top construction projects and safety awards winners and recognized individuals at the association's annual conference in Anchorage, November 12-15.
The Hard Hat Award, given annually to an AGC member who has demonstrated exemplary service to the Association, the community and the industry was awarded to a trio of Fairbanks brothers, Al, Sam and Andy Brice owners of Brice, Inc. a Fairbanks specialized "off the road system" construction company.
In the Parker, Smith and Feek sponsored Excellence in Construction Awards the following firms won:
- Buildings over $15 million: Cornerstone General Contractors, Inc. UAA Alaska Airlines Center Sports Arena, Anchorage;
- Buildings between $5 million and $15 million: Cornerstone General Contractors, Inc. AVTEC Dormitory Replacement, Seward;
- Buildings under $5 million: Davis Constructors and Engineers, Inc. Government Peak Transit Center Chalet, in the Ma-Su ;
- Transportation, Marine, Heavy, Earthmoving over $15 million: Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. Northern Rail Extension, Phase I, the longest bridge in Alaska over the Tanana River, southeast of Fairbanks;
- Transportation, Marine, Heavy, Earthmoving between $5 million and $15 million: Brice Incorporated, Galena Campion Road Erosion Protection;
- Transportation, Marine, Heavy, Earthmoving under $5 million: Roger Hickel Contracting, Inc. MOA 32nd Ave. Upgrade Muldoon to Brookridge, Anchorage;
- Specialty Contractor Transportation, Marine, Heavy, Earthmoving with contractor as prime contractor: Jolt Construction & Traffic Maintenance, Inc. Old Glenn Highway MP 15 Erosion Control;
- Specialty Contractor Transportation, Marine, Heavy, Earthmoving with contractor as sub-contractor: STG Inc. CDS Crane Weatherization, Lease & Operation, on the North Slope;
- Specialty Contractor Vertical Construction with contractor as sub contractor: Rain Proof Roofing, Natural Pantry, Anchorage;
- Specialty Contractor Vertical Construction with contractor as Prime Contractor: Ahtna Engineering Services, Federal Aviation Administration Kuiu Island Self sustained Outlet Radio Communications Facility Replacement in Southeast Alaska;
- Sustainability in Construction Award: Benchmark Construction, Inc. The Rustic Goat, Anchorage.
In the Wells Fargo sponsored Excellence in Safety Awards the following won top honors:
- Excellence in Safety-General Contractor or Subcontractor (Large) tie, Davis Constructors & Engineers, Anchorage and Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., Anchorage
- Excellence in Safety-General Contractor or Subcontractor (Medium) Rain Proof Roofing, Anchorage
- Excellence in Safety- General Contractor or Subcontractor (Small) Ahtna Engineering Services LLC, Anchorage
- Excellence in Safety-Associate Anchorage Sand and Gravel Co.
- Excellence in Safety- Individual Steve Rowe, Cornerstone General Contractors, Anchorage.
AGC also announced the following other winners:
- Stan Smith Volunteer of the Year: Scott Viera, North Star Equipment Services, Anchorage
- Associate of the Year: Anchorage Sand and Gravel Co., Inc.
The Associated General Contractors of Alaska is a 650 member statewide association for companies in the construction/contracting business including building, highways/utilities, heavy industrial and specialty areas. Construction is the third largest industry in Alaska, contributing more than $9.1 billion to the Alaska economy, and paying the second highest wages with more than 21,000 in the workforce. AGC is headquartered in Anchorage with an office in Fairbanks.