The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas announced the 2011 Projects of the Year at the Tenth Annual Excellence in Construction Award Banquet at the Grandover Resort inGreensboro.Winning top honors were Turner Construction Company and Adams Electric Company.
Turner Construction Company’s was awarded the GC Project of the Year for the Harrah Cherokee Casino & Hotel project. Exception coordination and collaboration allowed the company to deliver a 23-month project in 19 months. Turner employed lean principals, BIM and integrated project delivery with the subcontractors and design team. Seventeen percent of the contract value was awarded to TERO certified subcontractors and vendors.
dams Electric Company was recognized as the Specialty Contractor Project of the Year winner for work on the Carolinas HealthCare Systems, Carolinas Medical Center-Main. Adams Electric worked on 12 floors and 7 phases at once during the peak of this project. The management scheduling required for this effort was complex and challenging all while the work was being executed in an existing hospital adjacent to very sensitive patient care areas.