NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2017) - Winners of the 2016 National Best of the Best Projects competition, honoring the building teams that created the year's top construction projects, were announced today by Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://enr.com), the industry-leading information source from BNP Media.
Judges including prominent architects, engineers, general contractors and other construction industry professionals worked with the ENR editorial team to identify the pinnacle of design and construction achievement in the U.S. among more than 700 regional projects completed between May 2015 through June 2016. Top regional winners in each category advanced to the national competition, where judges evaluated projects' merit in terms of teamwork, safety, overcoming challenges, innovation and quality.
2016's National Best of the Best Projects, featured in the March 6, 2017 issue of ENR, include:
Water/Environment and Project of the Year
Blue Plains Tunnel, Washington, D.C., submitted by DC Water
Number 7 Subway Line Extension, New York City, submitted by Hill/LiRo/HDR Joint Venture
San Francisco MOMA Expansion, San Francisco, submitted by Webcor Builders
Elk Station 2 & 3, Abernathy, Texas, submitted by TIC - The Industrial Co.
Excellence in Safety
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, submitted by AECOM Hunt.
Onondaga Lakeview Amphitheater, Syracuse, N.Y., submitted by Gilbane Building Co.
Google Kirkland Campus - Building D, Kirkland, Wash., submitted by DLR Group
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, Philadelphia, submitted by Turner Construction Co.
Allen Institute, Seattle, submitted by McKinstry
CDOT Twin Tunnels Expansion Program, Idaho Springs, Colo., submitted by Kraemer North America LLC
Nixon Peabody, Washington, D.C., submitted by Davis Construction
African Adventure at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Fresno, Calif., submitted by Harris Construction Co. Inc.
Wayne County - Grantham Middle School & Spring Creek Middle School, Goldsboro, N.C., submitted by Metcon Inc.
New Belgium East Coast Brewery, Asheville, N.C., submitted by Adolfson & Peterson Construction
The Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh, Submitted by Gensler
The Gin at the Hutto Co-Op District, Hutto, Texas, submitted by American Constructors
Community First! Village, Austin, submitted by Stantec
Small Project (under $10 million)
Baltimore Visitor Center Renovation, Baltimore, submitted by Wohlsen Construction Co.
Antony Gormley Sculpture Fabrication & Installation, Cambridge, Mass., submitted by Summit Metal Fabricators
Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo, Detroit, submitted by DeMaria/Wharton-Smith JV
Winners will be recognized at the ENR Award of Excellence Gala in New York on April 13 and at a congratulatory breakfast the next morning, sponsored by Turner Construction Co., TIC - The Industrial Co., Laticrete Supercap, Pype Inc., and Summit Metal Fabricators. For more information on attending the ENR Award of Excellence Gala and Best of the Best Awards Breakfast, visit www.aoe2017.com. On Twitter, follow @ENRNews, #ENRBOTB.
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