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Manhattan Construction Wins Five ABC Eagle Awards

Manhattan Construction Co. received five bronze eagle honors from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Oklahoma at the organization’s Excellence In Construction Awards dinner in October. Manhattan won the top honor for projects in the following categories:

  • Commercial Over $100 million Mega-Project for Downstream Casino Resort, Quapaw, Okla.
  • Health Care $5-15 million for Saint Francis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 5th Floor Children’s Hospital, Tulsa, Okla.
  • Other General Construction for Bizzell Memorial Library Fire Suppression Phase II, Norman, Okla.
  • Health Care Under $2 million for Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Okla.
  • Institutional $1-2 million for Holy Family Cathedral Renovation, Tulsa, Okla.

“Manhattan is proud to be a part of the ABC awards and proud of the five projects we were awarded,” said Manhattan project executive Steve Ludwig. “We are especially proud of the Downstream Casino and Hotel. This $150 million project had the casino portion complete in under 11 months from start to finish and then completed the 222-bed hotel four months later.”

Two other companies affiliated with Manhattan were also honored with Excellence In Construction Awards.

Manhattan Road & Bridge Co. received top honors for:

  • Infrastructure/Heavy-Emergency Restoration for work on state highway 20 and Keetonville Hill, Okla.
  • Infrastructure/Heavy Over $10 million for construction of I-540/Perry Road Interchange, Okla.

Cantera Concrete Co. received honors for:

  • Other specialty Construction – Cast-in-Place Concrete for Muskogee Community Hospital, Muskogee, Okla.
  • Other specialty Construction – Precast Concrete $2-5 Million for Great Plains Prison, Hinton, Okla.

In all, Manhattan Construction Group companies won nine awards which are now eligible to move on to ABC’s national competition. Winners at that level will be announced in February at the association’s annual convention in San Diego.