The Missouri/Kansas Chapter of the ACPA honored exceptional concrete pavement professionals at the 28th Annual Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Conference & Annual Back to Basics Seminar on February 26 – 28, 2008, in Kansas City, Missouri. The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship in every concrete pavement project and serves as a forum for sharing information about highly successful projects.
The awards program recognizes contractors, engineers and project owners who completed outstanding projects in 2007. The following are the remaining 2008 award winners (see the April 28 issue of Midwest Contractor and check Construction Digest issues for Eastern Missouri honorees):
Commercial Service & Military Airports, Kansas
Construction of Taxiways L, L-1, Compass Pad & Apron, and extension of Taxiways H & H-1, Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
Joe Edmundson, Professional Engineering Consultants; Don Dearmont, Wichita Airport Authority; Steve Trotter, Cornejo & Sons, Inc.; Glenn Helm, FAA; and Bill Wenger, Cornejo & Sons, Inc.
Concrete Pavement Restoration, Kansas
K96 DBR & Diamond Grinding Project in Wichita, Kan.
Joe Bryant and Bud Bryant, Bryant & Bryant Construction and John Roberts, International Grooving & Grinding Association
Divided Highways (rural), Kansas
US-69 Reconstruction, Bourbon/Linn counties
Brad Pohlmeier, Koss Construction Company; Mike Gengler, Kansas Department of Transportation; Joel Buffington, Burns & McDonnell; and Robert Kennedy, Koss Construction Company. Front Row: Kirby Barrett, TranSystems Corporation; Jerod Kelly, Kansas Department of Transportation; Kim Curry, Burns & McDonnell; and Jim Dietzel, Kansas Department of Transportation
Industrial Road, Kansas
Sand Creek Road & Montana Road Intersection Reconstruction, city of Ottawa/Franklin County
Hal Hanrahan, Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc.; Jerry Claude, Cook, Flatt & Strobel; Rob Genge, Penny’s Concrete, Inc.; Richard Meinstedt, city manager, Ottawa; and Andy Haney, city of Ottawa PWD
Municipal Streets & Intersections (>30,000 sq yd), Kansas
Kasold Drive Reconstruction, 22nd Street to Bob Billings Parkway, city of Lawrence
Ron Bluhm, Component Systems; Dan Haake, Haake Foundations; Marvin Allen Jr., Permanent Paving, Inc.; Ed McNeive, city of Lawrence; and Dane Martin, Bartlett & West. Nathan Bergman, Bartlett & West; Cory Claxton, Penny’s Concrete, Inc.; Brandon Boyd, R.D. Johnson; and Joe Caldwell, Bartlett & West
Municipal Streets & Intersections (<30,000 sq yd), Kansas
Pawnee Avenue Improvements, Palisade to Broadway, city of Wichita
Chris Young, Young & Associates; Garrett Glaser, city of Wichita; and Chris Holden and Gale Gwennap, Pavers, Inc.
Municipal Streets & Intersections (>30,000 sq yd), Missouri
Downtown Street Reconstruction & Streetscaping, city of Lee’s Summit
Jerry Smith, City of Lee’s Summit; Scott Cogan, HNTB Corporation; Jim Jauernig, Geiger Ready-Mix; and Stewart Sanchez and James Bledsoe, Jessie’s Quality Concrete