North Alabama ABC Honors Brasfield & Gorrie for Excellence in Construction
November 15, 2013
Recognition underscores company’s growing presence in Huntsville area
Birmingham, Ala. (Nov. 15, 2013) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced that it is the recipient of two of the highest awards bestowed by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of North Alabama. During an awards ceremony yesterday, the company received an Award of Excellence and the prestigious Project of the Year award for its work on the Raytheon Redstone Missile Integration Facility in Huntsville, Ala.
“This recognition highlights the commitment to excellence and collaboration that was demonstrated by everyone associated with this highly technical and complex project,” said Brasfield & Gorrie Regional President Brian Barr.
The Award of Excellence was presented in the general contractor category for industrial projects in the range of $25-$100 million. The Project of the Year was awarded for overall excellence in the general contractor category.
Brasfield & Gorrie was general contractor of the Raytheon Redstone Missile Integration Facility, a 70,000 sq ft fully automated missile manufacturing facility located on Redstone Arsenal. The project consisted of construction of a missile assembly facility, office support area, and two test cell bunkers. Site features included external mechanical yards, a guard house, parking lot, perimeter road, entry drive, truck dock, and extensive security systems. The project included 6,000 cubic yards of cast-in-place concrete and more than 4 million pounds of precast concrete.
About Brasfield & Gorrie
Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets, including healthcare, commercial, institutional, federal, municipal, industrial, infrastructure, and water/wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,900 employees, and its 2012 revenues were $2 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 31 among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2013.
About Associated Builders and Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade association representing 22,000 members from more than 19,000 construction and industry-related firms. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 72 chapters help members win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work. Visit us at www.abc.org.