FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Associated General Contractors of America, a national trade association representing the construction industry, recently announced that Hamilton’s I-5 Willamette River Bridge (Whilamut Passage) had received the first place 2015 Alliant Build America Award for excellence in the New Highway and Transportation Division. In selecting the project, AGC of America noted Hamilton had “integrated many notable environmental innovations that have set new industry standards for protecting the environment”. They also noted: “Completed four months ahead of schedule and $15 million under budget, vehicular, rail, river, pedestrian and cycling traffic were all safely maintained throughout the entire project.” This project was the Oregon Dept. of Transportation’s first using the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) delivery system.