Salt Lake City Airport Light Rail Extension Wins Grand Award for Best Construction Project of 2013

Salt Lake City’s Airport Light Rail extension was the most significant construction project of 2013, AGC of America announced today.  As a result, the project’s contractors, Stacy and Witbeck and Kiewit Western, was the Alliant Build America Grand Award winner, while 19 other firms received awards in various categories.  The project also earned a merit award in the Marvin M. Black Partnering Excellence category and was recognized as an AGC in the Community Award winner.  “Projects like these reflect the qualities – elite skill, diligence and resolve – that have made the construction industry successful,” said Paul Diederich, the association’s president and president of Grand Forks, N.D.-based Industrial Builders Inc. “These contractors are setting the standard of excellence in our industry.” Read the full press release here.