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AGC Names Thirteen Most Significant Projects of 2008

March 6, 2009

AGC named the nation's most significant construction projects Friday at the presentation of the Aon Build America Awards.The Minneapolis I-35W Bridge was recognized as the grand award winner due to Flatiron Construction and Manson Construction's demonstrated hard work and diligence in completing the project three months early, while overcoming difficult challenges and constraints under the watchful eye of the public and the media.Twelve other projects were recognized for their complexity, innovation, success and ultimately, for their significance to the construction community and the nation at large.

2009 Aon Build America Award Winning Construction Projects:

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Houston, Texas
Linbeck Group
Building New Award

Westin Book Cadillac Hotel and Condominiums
Detroit, Michigan
Marous Brothers Construction-Jenkins Construction, Joint Venture, LLC
Building Renovation Award

Fernald Preserve Visitors Center
Harrison, Ohio
Megen Construction Company, Inc.
Building New-Under $5 Million Award

Boston Symphony Hall - Clerestory Window Restoration
Boston, Massachusetts
Walsh Brothers, Inc
Building Renovation-Under $5 Million Award

Lower Monumental Dam Removable Spillway Weir
Kahlotus, Washington
Advanced American Construction, Inc.
Federal & Heavy New Award

I-35W Bridge (St. Anthony Falls)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Flatiron-Manson, a Joint Venture
Highway New Award

Oregon Highway 99 - North Umpqua River (Old Winchester) Bridge Rehabilitation
Douglas County, Oregon
Hamilton Construction Co.
Highway Renovation Award

Nationals Park
Washington, D.C.
Clark/Hunt/Smoot, a Joint Venture
Design-Build New Award

I-15 NOW Design-Build Reconstruction Project
Greater Ogden area of Weber County, Utah
Granite Construction, Inc., and Ralph L. Wadsworth Co., Partners of Weber County Constructors
Design-Build Renovation Award

Bayfront Convention Center &Hotel Complex
Erie, Pennsylvania
Barton Malow Company
Construction Management New Award

Kalamazoo College Hicks Center
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Miller-Davis Company
Construction Management Renovation Award

Upper Baker Dam Floating Surface Collector
Concrete, Washington
Natt McDougall Company
Municipal & Utilities New

U.S. Embassy Cuidad de Panama
Cuidad de Panama, Panama
Caddell Construction Company, Inc.
International New Award

The 2009 Aon Build America Merit Award Winners include:

Bridge Building Expansion
Providence, Rhode Island
Shawmut Design & Construction
Construction Management New Award

METRO Light Rail Line Section 5
Tempe and Mesa, Arizona
Sundt/Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., a Joint Venture
Highway New Award

University of California, Irvine Medical Center (UCIMC)
Orange, California
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Design-Build New Award

The Mutual Building Historic Renovation/The Christman Building
Lansing, Michigan
The Christman Company
Building Renovation Award

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