Four Clark Projects Earn National Design-Build Honors

July 23, 2012

BETHESDA, Md. – Four Clark Construction Group projects, including one led by subsidiary company Shirley Contracting, earned national honors from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). The National Design-Build Project Awards honor construction efforts that exhibit the best practices of the design-build delivery method including early integration of key team members and close coordination between design and construction team members from design development through final construction. The awards will be presented on November 8 during the 2012 Design-Build Conference & Expo in New Orleans.

Clark's winning projects include:

California ISO Iron Point Facility
Design-Build National Award, Office Building
Owner: California ISO
Location: Folsom, CA
About the project: This 278,000 square-foot structure, which includes office spaces, a Tier III data center, and a public wing, was completed in just 21 months, 12 weeks early.

Intercounty Connector*
Design-Build National Award, Transportation
Owner: Maryland SHA
Location: Montgomery & Prince George's Counties, MD
About the project: Led by Shirley Contracting, the IC3 joint venture team developed alternative technical concepts that saved more than $75 million in construction costs.

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Design-Build Merit Award, Healthcare
Location: Bethesda, MD
About the project: Design-build concepts were critical to delivering the hospital's new construction and renovated components ahead of schedule without impacting ongoing medical activities.

Joint Regional Correctional Facility Southwest, MCAS Miramar
Design-Build Merit Award, Correctional Facilities
Location: Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA
About the project: After building a trusting relationship, the project team and client changed standard operating procedure to reduce design approval time, leading to early delivery.

* Intercounty Connector project was submitted by the owner and includes portions in addition to IC3's $524 million Contract C.