Meritorious construction: Associated Builders and Contractors' annual program recognizes outstanding work across Indiana.[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]
RECOGNIZING excellence in construction is an annual event at Indiana's Associated Builders and Contractors, ABC ABC
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Major U.S. television network. It began when the expanding national radio network NBC split into the separate Red and Blue networks in 1928. . "Our purpose for the awards program is to increase public awareness generally, and to construction users specifically of the quality, diversity of projects, and the full range of capacity of Merit Shop A merit shop company is one whose employee hiring and advancement policies are based on subjective criteria or qualifications determined by the employer, and not by any policy or practice originating from an agreement with a labor union. contractors in Indiana," says J.R. Gaylor, the association's president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. .
JUDGES SPECIAL WINNERS
Institutional over $25 million: Community Hospital North Campus Expansion
Contractor: Summit Construction Co., Indianapolis
The $170 million expansion at the Indianapolis north campus, completed in April 2007, includes a six-story patient tower addition for maternity, NICU NICU
neonatal intensive-care unit , pediatrics and medical/surgical patients, a 1,000-car parking garage, five-story medical office building, surgery addition, interior relocation and expansion of departments and connecting walkways and skybridge. It was all completed in 28 months.
Mechanical Commercial: French Lick Casino and Resort
Contractor: Enterprise Electrical & Mechanical Co., Indianapolis
The overall design of the building, the magnitude, and the time restraints made this project unique. The elaborate coffer-type ceiling required an enormous amount of bracing, and great care was needed in installation because of the lack ceiling tiles.
A major redesign by architects resulted in 17 plan changes. Half of those changes were made after installation began. This meant production had to stop on materials that were already in the process of being made. Even though these changes created a major impact on the schedule, the job was still completed two months ahead of schedule. Due to a lack of available hotels in the area, nearby properties were purchased to house Enterprise's workers, saving a two- to three-hour commute each day.
Site Work: Red Gold Transportation Warehouse and Rail Siding A siding, in general rail terminology, refers to a section of track distinct from a through route such as a main line or branch line or spur. It may connect to through trackage or to other sidings at one or both ends. , Orestes
Contractor: Star Excavating, Bippus
Construction included 1,800 lineal That which comes in a line, particularly a direct line, as from parent to child or grandparent to grandchild.
LINEAL. That which comes in a line. Lineal consanguinity is that which subsists between persons, one of whom is descended in a direct line from the other. feet of storm, water and sanitary pipe, movement and placement of more than 70,000 cubic yards of earth and 40 tons of stone. Existing lagoons were drained and demucked before placement and compaction of the lime modified soil.
Historical Restoration under $2 million: Heminger House Travel Lodge Restoration, Plymouth
Contractor: Michiana Contracting, Plymouth
Nearing condemnation, Heminger Travel Lodge, built in 1937, was rescued and now serves as Women and Children's Shelter.
Historical Restoration $2 million-10 million: Olvey Andis Residence Hall
Contractor: RLTurner, Zionsville
Suffering from hard use, the 40-year-old residence hall at Earlham College
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Renovation, Non-Historical under $2 million: IU Dialysis, Indianapolis
Contractor: Wurster Construction Co., Indianapolis
As part of a multiple-contract, multi-phased plan to completely upgrade the onsite laboratory facilities for all of Clarian Health Partners' hospitals, Wurster Construction rehabbed the dialysis unit of Indiana University Hospital Indiana University Hospital is a teaching hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana affiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine and Clarian Health Partners. As part of Clarian, the hospital works closely with nearby Methodist Hospital and James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children. at the Indiana University Indiana University, main campus at Bloomington; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1820 as a seminary, opened 1824. It became a college in 1828 and a university in 1838. The medical center (run jointly with Purdue Univ. Medical Center in 21 weeks.
Renovation, Non-Historical $2 million-10 million: Salvation Army's Barton House The George Barton House in Buffalo, New York, USA, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and constructed in 1903 for George Barton, an employee of the Larkin Company, and his wife Delta Martin Barton (sister of Darwin D. Martin). , Indianapolis
Contractor: Brandt Construction, Indianapolis
Renovation of the Indianapolis housing, meeting and administrative spaces involved making four connected buildings into a new multi-use facility, and the addition of a seven-story addition.
Pre-Engineered Building: Indiana Mills & Manufacturing, Studio/Display Building, Westfield
Contractor: Akers Construction Services, Crawfordsville
The new facility included construction of seven group rehearsal rooms, five individual practice rooms, one recording studio, and a conference/ show room to hold 1,000.
Interior Build Out: Tipton County Tipton County is the name of several counties in the United States:
Contractor: Fredericks, Pendleton The three-stage project included remodeling remodeling /re·mod·el·ing/ (re-mod´el-ing) reorganization or renovation of an old structure.
bone remodeling and redesigning the 1980s layout of the existing library to create a more updated design and usable space.
Electrical Commercial: The Monon Center, Carmel
Contractor: Gaylor, Carmel The $3.4 million, 16-month electrical project in Carmel included a blend of aesthetics and functionality, with over 100 different types of lighting fixtures featuring energy-efficient ingenuity such as dimming panels automatically adjusting to natural light provided through the windows.
Electrical Institutional: Seton Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis
Contractor: Gaylor, Carmel The St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital's new two-story facility included a $1.9 million electrical package and a mechanical system that were installed through design-build construction.
Mechanical Commercial: Flagship Education Center, Anderson
Contractor: Lehman's Mechanical Contractors, Anderson
Anderson's Flagship Education Center design-build, three-story building has soaring entries and exposed ductwork duct·work
A group or system of ducts: installed new ductwork in the building. . A Honeywell Web-based automation system allows remote controlled scheduling and zoning changes.
Mechanical Institutional: Noblesville Intermediate School
Contractor: Real Mechanical, Carmel
The two-story, 251,000-square-foot facility was a $4.5 million contract involving plumbing systems, piping, drainage and placement of air-handling units.
Public Works public works
Construction projects, such as highways or dams, financed by public funds and constructed by a government for the benefit or use of the general public.
Noun 1. : Eagle Creek Park's Earth Discovery Center
Contractor: Brandt Construction, Indianapolis
Extensive site work preceded the construction of the 14,000-square-foot handicap accessible Discovery Center at Eagle Creek Park Eagle Creek Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the United States. It is located at 7840 W. 56th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana and covers approximately 1,400 acres (5 km²) of a reservoir and 3,900 acres (16 km²) of land. , Indianapolis.
Specialty Interior: Hamilton County Judicial Center Hearing Room Renovation, Noblesville
Contractor: Fredericks, Pendleton
Two new courtrooms were constructed from current offices matching the look of wood and casework case·work
Social work devoted to the needs of individual clients or cases.
casework in existing courtrooms.
Other Specialty/ Mechanical Energy Renovations: Logansport Community School Corp. administration building
Contractor: Hoover Contracting Services, Plymouth.
Hoover updated the building's outdated and failing heating and cooling system with a dual-temp Hydronic hy·dron·ic
Of or relating to a heating or cooling system that transfers heat by circulating a fluid through a closed system of pipes.
[hydr(o)- + -onic (as in electronic).] piping system.
Commercial $2 million-10 million: The Chateau at Britton Falls, Fishers
Contractor: RLTurner, Zionsville
Construction of the 23,000-square-foot Chateau in the Del Webb active adult community will serve 2,000 homes. It includes a 52-foot clock tower and cupola cupola /cu·po·la/ (koo´pah-lah) cupula.
A cup-shaped or domelike structure.
cupula. and fitness classrooms.
Commercial $10 million-25 million: Noblesville City Hall
Contractor: Meyer Najem, Fishers
The project included renovation of the original 10,000-square-foot structure from 1912, and constructing an additional 67,000 square feet of space, including a full basement and two stories above ground.
Industrial $2 million-10 million: The Andersons, Ethanol Plant, Clymers
Contractor: Steinberger Construction, Logansport
Steinberger's work on The Andersons' conversion of a 30-year-old grain storage facility into a 110-million-gallon ethanol plant included installation of a 250-by-375-foot process building foundation system, and 15 circular tank foundations from 24 feet to 57 feet in diameter and 10 feet in height.
Industrial $2 million-10 million: Clabber Girl Manufacturing Facility, Terre Haute
Contractor: Thompson Thrift Construction, Terre Haute
Thompson Thrift constructed a new 70,000-square-foot manufacturing facility without interrupting day-to-day operations. Six multi-level buildings, 80 to 100 years old, were demolished, with flooring and architectural features reused in the new construction.
Institutional $2 million-10 million: Heritage Christian School Heritage Christian School can mean:
Contractor: Mattingly Corp., Fishers
Working within a tight timeframe to minimize disruption and ensure student and staff safety, demolition and new construction was completed in three months.
Institutional $10 million-25 million: St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis
Contractor: Brasfield & Gorrie, Indianapolis
Construction of the 64,000-square-foot standalone facility included 74 patient rooms, three nurse stations, support spaces, radiology, CT scan CT scan: see CAT scan.
See CAT scan. and central energy plant, taking 15 months to complete.