Photos courtesy of Imco General Construction
Imco General Construction won the construction grand award for clearing state Route 530 following the Oso landslide. The cleanup earned the company two construction category awards: highway and transportation, and heavy/industrial. Imco also earned the AGC/Moss Adams Community Service Award.
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Imco, Exxel Pacific
take top honors
Associated General Contractors of Washington recognized some of the state’s most successful projects and people at its 2015 Build Washington Awards program, held on May 14 at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.
"We are thrilled to recognize an outstanding group of projects, companies and people this year, representing important advances in project delivery and putting safety first," said AGC of Washington President Gary Smith of Lease Crutcher Lewis. "Community is a central theme — from safely and efficiently building places where people live, learn and work to helping a community get back on its feet after a major tragedy."
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The grand award in the construction category went to Imco General Construction of Ferndale for its state Route 530 roadway clearing project following the Oso mudslide. Exxel Pacific of Bellingham received the grand award for safety. Imco General Construction also won the 2015 AGC/Moss Adams Service to the Community award, and Turner Construction won the excellence in technology award.
Jim Davis of GLY Construction was named project manager of the year, Kevin Lanham of Exxel Pacific was named superintendent of the year, and Kirk Baisch of University Mechanical Contractors received the Brian Salsgiver Safety Professional of the Year award.
Judges for the safety excellence awards were Anne Soiza from the state Department of Labor and Industries, Dale Cavanaugh from OSHA, Sathy Rajendran from Central Washington University’s Safety and Health Management program, Ken-Yu Lin from the University of Washington College of Built Environments, and Doug Buman from the Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund.
Construction excellence award judges were Kevin Flanagan from NAC Architecture, Craig McDaniel from the Washington State Department of Transportation, Greg Gilda of DCI Engineers, Bill Bender from the University of Washington, and Dan Chandler of OAC Services.
Moss Adams sponsors the AGC Build Washington Awards program.