The Marvin M. Black Partnering Excellence Award (represented by a category within the JLT Build America Awards) will be presented annually to construction project(s) that epitomize the principles of partnering. Inspired by AGC's Past President Marvin M. Black, the inclusion of partnering into the Build America Awards represents a timely and unified celebration of the construction industry's finest. Contractors honored with this award stand out for their ability in the following areas:
- Signing a formal partnering charter
- Achieving a common goal
- Honoring all stake holders
- Resolving Conflict
- Improving communication on the project with all audiences
- Incorporating team-building activities
2020 Award Winner
The Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. won the Build America Grand Award for the Spillways, Oroville Emergency Recovery project in Oroville, California. Read more.
2019 Award Winners
SFOBB East Span Marine Foundations Removal Project Phase 2-E4-E18 Demolition
The SFOBB East Span Marine Foundations Removal Project Phase 2 by Kiewit/Manson, AJV received the 2019 AGC Build America Awards for Partnering Excellence, with the RM Clayton WRC Headworks Improvements Design-Build byWestern Summit Constructors and US-89; MP 363.77-364.79 by Staker Parson Companies each receiving the Merit Awards.
2018 Award Winners
White Tanks Flood Retarding Structure No. 4 Rehabilitation
Sundt/Rummel, a Joint Venture
The White Tanks Flood Retarding Structure by Sundt/Rummel, a Joint Venture and the Trunk Highway 53 Relocation by Kiewit received the 2018 AGC Build America Awards for Partnering Excellence, with the Parker Bullhead SR 95 & Aviaiton Way by PAVECO, Inc. receiving the Merit Award.
2017 Award Winners
Northwest Light Rail Extension Project
The Northwest Light Rail Extension by Sundt/Stacy & Witbeck and the I-15 Virgin River Gorge Bridge No. 6 CMAR by Pulice-Wadsworth BRothers Joint Venture received the 2017 AGC Build America Awards for Partnering Excellence, with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridges East Span by Kiewit/Manson, AJV & Caltrans, US 6 Bridges Design-Build Project by Kraemer North America and Air Force Technical Applications by Hensel Phelps, each receiving Merit Awards.
2016 Award Winners
County of San Diego Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility
Balfour Beatty Construction
The County of San Diego Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility project (Santee, Calif.) by Balfour Beatty Construction received the 2016 AGC Build America Marvin M. Black Partnering Award, with the Blue Lake Expansion Project (Sitka, Alaska) by Barnard Construction Company, Inc., and the State Route 86 from Sells to Fresnal Improvement Project (Sells, Ariz.) by Combs Construction Company, Inc., each receiving Merit Awards.
View photos of the projects here.
2015 Award Winners
The Draper Light Rail Transit Design-Build project (Sandy City, Utah and Draper, Utah) by Kiewit/Herzog/Parsons, A Joint Venture, and the St. Jude Medical Center Northwest Tower project (Fullerton, Calif.) by McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. received 2015 AGC Build America Marvin M. Black Partnering Awards, while the Denver Union Station Transit Improvements project (Denver, Colo.) by Kiewit and the Mariposa Land Port of Entry project (Nogales, Ariz.) by Hensel Phelps each also received merit awards in this category.
2014 Award Winners
The Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton project (Camp Pendleton, Calif.) by Clark/McCarthy, A Joint Venture received the 2014 AGC Build America Marvin M. Black Partnering Award, while the UTA Airport TRAX Light Rail Extension project (Salt Lake City, Utah) by Stacy and Witbeck/Kiewit and the Mountain View Corridor project (Salt Lake County, Utah) by Copper Hills Constructors, a Granite, Kiewit, W.W. Clyde Joint Venture each also received merit awards in this category.