The Mid-America Region of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA-MAR), the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build, is proud to announce its 2017 Design-Build Award Winners. Winning teams were honored during a celebration held October 19 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
The Design-Build Project of the Year was awarded for the Liberty Utilities Operation Center submitted by Goodwin Brothers Construction. The Columbia I-70 Bridges Design-Build project, completed by Emery Sapp & Sons, received one of two Excellence in Design Awards. United Excel Corporation (UEC) also won an Excellence in Design Award for the Mike O’Callaghan Medical Center Realignment at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev.
The following projects received 2017 Honor Awards:
- Liberty Utilities Operation Center presented to Goodwin Brothers Construction, Crawford, Murphy and Tilly and the City of Liberty, Mo.
- Columbia I-70 Bridges Design-Build presented to Emery Sapp & Sons, Parsons and Missouri Department of Transportation
Healthcare: Mike O’Callaghan Medical Center Realignment at Nellis Air Force Base presented to United Excel Corporation (UEC), United Excel Design (UED) and U.S. Air Force/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Commercial: Zurich North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill., presented to Clayco, Goettsch Partners and Zurich North America
The 2017 Merit Award winners included:
- Civil Infrastructure: Rogersville Project Freeway Design-Build in Green/Webster County, Mo., presented to Radmacher Brothers Excavating, Inc., R S & H, Inc. and Missouri Department of Transportation
- Education: The University of Iowa Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Center in Iowa City, Iowa presented to Russell Construction Co., Inc., Shive – Hattery and The University of Iowa
Recognized for exemplary collaboration and integration in design-build project delivery, the award-winning projects were evaluated by a distinguished panel of industry experts. The selected projects demonstrated design-build through excellence in design, process and teaming, as well as budget and schedule goals and exceeding owner expectations.