25th Annual Excellence in Construction Award Winners

Contact: ABC WV (304) 346-8791

For Immediate Release: October 17th, 2014

25th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards

 

Morgantown, WV - The Associated Builders and Contractors of West Virginia (ABCWV) held its 25th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards at West Virginia University’s Erickson Alumni Center on Thursday night, October 16, 2014. .

ABCWV’s Excellence in Construction Awards has become the premier competition within the construction industry. Celebrating West Virginia’s most outstanding construction projects in the past year. Winners were selected based upon complexity, attractiveness, workmanship, budget, and most importantly, safety. “Safety is the cornerstone of ABCWV’s mission,” says Abby Sobonya, President of ABCWV. “All of our award winners completed these projects with no safety-related fatalities or incidents.”

“ABCWV is the voice of West Virginia’s construction industry and we are proud that our members continue to raise the bar in quality and safety.”

Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito was a keynote speaker and emphasized her West Virginia Works Plan. “West Virginia is a wonderful state full of hard-working people who always look out for each other. Our state powers America, and we are this country’s future,” said U.S. Senate candidate Shelley Moore Capito.  “West Virginians deserve a Senator who will fight for coal, jobs, healthcare reform that works and our veterans. My six-point West Virginia Works Plan builds on my record of standing up for West Virginia families and will put our state on a path toward more jobs and stronger future.”

The award ceremony was led by Delegate Amanda Pasdon.

ABCWV is a state chapter of ABC National, which represents 21,000 members. The Associated Builders and Contractors are the champions of free enterprise and praise open competition in the construction workplace.

               

2014 Excellence in Construction Award Winners:

Commercial: Mega Project More Than $100 Million

Contractor: Kanawha Stone Company

Project: The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve

 

Commercial: $25 - $100 Million

Contractor: March-Westin Company, Inc.

Project: College Park

 

Commercial: $5 - $10 Million 

Contractor: March-Westin Company, Inc.

Project: Thrasher Engineering Office Building

 

 

Commercial: Less than $5 Million

Contractor: Jarrett Construction

Project: Goldy Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram

 

Other Construction: $2 - $10 Million

Contractor: Swope Construction Co.

Project: BSA Scott Visitor Center

 

Other Construction: Less than $2 Million

Contractor: March-Westin Company, Inc.

Project: WVU Weight Room

 

Healthcare: Less than $10 Million

Contractor: Jarrett Construction

Project: Valley Health Systems, Inc.

 

Renovation: Less than $4 Million

Contractor: Jarrett Construction

Project: Moses Ford, Lincoln

 

Electrical Industrial: $2 - $10 Million

Contractor: Bi-Con Services

Project: Lost River Compressor Station

 

Electrical Industrial: $2 Million

Contractor: Tri-County Electric

Project: Crestwood Stark Compressor Station

 

Electrical Commercial: Less than $2 Million

Contractor: Tri-County Electric

Project: Thrasher Engineering Office Building

 

Specialty Mechanical: More than $10 Million

Contractor: Bi-Con Services

Project: Frametown Compressor Station

 

Other Specialty Contracting: Less than $1 Million

Contractor: Contracting Engineering Consultants, Inc.

Project: Thrasher Engineering Office Building