On March 13 2015, the AGC celebrated its 33rd Annual Alliant Build America Awards Ceremony.  The Alliant sponsored event is conducted to recognize the highest achievements in construction for state-of-the-art advancement, outstanding project management and innovative construction techniques. Recipients of the Build America Awards have demonstrated construction excellence and are building a better world and improving our quality of life. Each project reflects the crucial combination of contractor excellence with talented workers and quality safety programs.

These prestigious and highly coveted awards are given to projects selected by a panel of a contractor’s toughest critics — other contractors. Judges look for projects that have excelled in the following areas:

• State-of-the-art advancement

• Excellence in project management

• Innovation in construction or use of materials

• Contribution to the community

• Superiority in client service

• Rising to the challenge of a difficult job

• Sensitive treatment of the environment and surroundings

• Partnering excellence

This year’s competition netted a stellar number of exemplary entries, yielding 11 Merit Winners and 23 Alliant Build America Awards. Awards were given to new constructions and renovations in the following categories: Building Under $10 million; Building $11 million to $199 million; Building Over $200 million; Construction Management; Construction Management Civil; Design-Build construction; Environmental Enhancement, Federal & Heavy construction; Highway & Transportation construction; Highway & Transportation Under $10 million; International construction; and Utility Infrastructure construction.

VCG’s winning projects included:

St. Jude Medical Center Northwest Tower 

Fullerton, CA

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Facilitated by: Paul Crotty

Mariposa Land Port of Entry

Nogales, AZ

Hensel Phelps Construction

Facilitated by: Jim Eisenhart


Congratulations to all of the award winners!

Click here to see the complete awards program


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