Tri-City received three Eagle Awards and two Awards of Merit at the Central Florida Chapter Excellence in Construction Awards banquet in November. Princess Fairytales (PM Robert Winterhalter, Supt. Pete Davis), The Villas at the Grand Floridian (PMs Tom Hentz & Enrique Perez, Supts. Jim Curll & Anthony Harmon) and the Florida Hospital Women’s Pavilion EOB (PM Dave Sweat, Supt. Ted Stanton) all received Eagle Awards. Awards of Merit were given to the Four Seasons Resort-Disneyworld Project (PM John Ferro, Supt. Rick Walt) and Northview Student Housing (PM Ken Curcio, Supt. Cory Emery). Congratulations to all our outstanding craftsmen and craftswomen who worked on these award- winning projects!
Tri-City received the Sub-Contractor Project of the Year Award from the Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors for its work on the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Parking Garage & Casino Expansion. The project included a major expansion of the Seminole Tampa Hard Rock Casino, comprised of adding 750 new slot machines, 25 new table games and pool deck with an outdoor stage. The project also included a Vegas Style Pedestrian Bridge people mover with memo lighted cases of rock & roll superstars. A total of 96,000 man hours were used by the project’s completion and Tri-City’s combined portion was valued in excess of $8.3 million. Tri-City completed the project on time achieving the highest standards of craftsmanship. Ken Curcio, Senior Project Manager, led the Tri-City team on the job, with assistance from Project Manager Jeremy Chambers and Superintendents John Covich and Jay Stamper. Turner Construction Company was the General Contractor.
The award was presented at the ABC Excellence in Construction Awards banquet held Friday, April 19. Other awards received by Tri-City were: An Eagle Award for the Fort Myers Beach Public Library Addition and Renovation Project and Merit Awards for the I-75 Rest Area Improvement Project and the Pinellas County Judicial Tower 5th Floor Renovation Project.