Photo courtesy AGC of Washington
A curtain of bubbles was created during pile-driving operations at the Navy’s Silverdale base. The bubbles absorb sound waves to protect juvenile fish. The project upgraded a service pier to accommodate a nuclear submarine. General Construction and Wade Perrow Construction were the joint venture contractors on the project, which won an AGC award for new buildings between $15 million and $50 million.
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General, Turner win
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The Associated General Contractors of Washington on May 19 honored 10 of its members at its 21st annual Safety and Construction Excellence Awards banquet at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.
General Construction won the top construction award for its work at Todd Pacific Shipyards while Turner Construction won the top safety award. General’s Jeff Arviso was named Project Manager of the Year and John Korsmo Construction’s Randy Scott was named Superintendent of the Year.
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A Special Section of
For the first time in the event’s history, entire project teams were given special recognition.
Construction judges included Nancy Bennett-Evans of MulvannyG2, Kevin Spellman of
Spellman Consulting, Lanny Flynn of Magnusson Klemencic Associates and Max Kirk with
Washington State University.
Safety judges were Mike Schultz with the Puget Clean Air Agency, Dale Cavanaugh of OSHA Region 10; Anne Foote-Soiza of the state Department of Labor of Industries and Jay Herzmark with the University of Washington’s Environmental Health and Safety Department.