February 9, 2012
Balfour Beatty Infrastructure project wins award from engineering group
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. job has received honors as project of the year from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Sacramento Section. The $207 million Vineyard Surface Water Treatment Plant is the largest self-perform contract ever for Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc.
The ASCE will present the 2011 ASCE Water Treatment Project of the Year award at its Engineers Week Banquet on Feb. 22 at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in downtown Sacramento.
Construction of the Vineyard plant in Sacramento began in March 2008 and was finished in early 2012. The plant is designed to receive its water from the Sacramento River via the Freeport Water Intake Facility, another major Balfour Beatty Infrastructure project.
“This was an ambitious project and it serves as a model for similar jobs,” said Crandall Bates, vice president of Balfour Beatty Infrastructure’s Western Region. “The team performed the work efficiently and safely and we’re proud to have the ASCE recognize our efforts on the Vineyard project. It’s a real tribute to the commitment of our people.”
Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. delivers industry-leading civil engineering and construction expertise for transportation and water infrastructure projects throughout the United States. With more than 750 employees in major operations in California, the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida, the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure boasts annual revenues of approximately $400 million. An award-winning contractor, Balfour Beatty’s U.S. construction companies were ranked by Engineering News Record as number 13 among the Top 400 Contractors, and 25 among the Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors. Balfour Beatty Infrastructure is part of Balfour Beatty plc, a global engineering, construction, services and investment business organization specializing in large infrastructure and building programs.
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