ABC MA Announces 2022 EIC Award Winners

(l-r): Connolly Brothers VP of Construction Operations Scott Muller, Senior Project Superintendent Mike Slader, Assistant Project Manager Jessica Gesamondo, and President/CEO Jay Connolly / Photo by Stacey Vega

Woburn, MA – The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC MA) recently announced the winners of the chapter’s 30th annual Excellence in Construction competition.

Over 225 ABC members gathered at the Westin Waltham Hotel in Waltham, Mass. to recognize and celebrate the very best construction projects its companies have to offer. This year’s applicant pool was particularly competitive, with each winner selected for the high standards of craftsmanship, safety and quality delivered by talented merit shop workers using the efficient merit shop approach.

Merit Awards recognize overall excellence in project execution, craftsmanship, safety, innovative elements and challenges, and client satisfaction.  Eagle Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement in the construction industry. Additional recognitions included Building Sustainability Awards and the Spirit Award, which goes to the project that included the most ABC members.

Vicor Corporation manufacturing facility / Photo by Camille Maren

Connolly Brothers, Inc. was among the Eagle Award winners, for its work on Vicor Corporation’s 95,000sf manufacturing facilities expansion in Andover. The expansion enabled the world’s first Converter housed in Package (ChiP) fabrication facility. Connolly provided pre-construction and construction management services on the project. The project team included Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects, design; Mechanical Construction Services, Inc., HVAC/plumbing; Meridian Associates, civil engineering; and WB Engineers+Consultants, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing.

Eagle Awards

EMD Serono’s Horizon Building / Photo by Andy Caulfield Photography

BW Kennedy & Co. – 45 Jackson Core & Shell

Cianbro Corporation – P-310 Dry Dock 1 Super Flood Basin

Connolly Brothers, Inc. – Vicor Corporation Manufacturing Expansion

Erland Construction – Cotting School Campus Center Addition

Erland Construction – EMD Serono Horizon Building

Kaplan Construction – Edgerley Family Horizons Center

Merit Awards

The Edgerley Family Horizons Center / Photo by Rosemary Fletcher

Bowdoin Construction – 1200 Crown Colony Upgrade

Interstate Electrical Services Corp. – Maine Medical Center

Methuen Construction Co. – Pittsfield Wastewater Treatment Plant

North & South Construction Services – Ropewalk at Charlestown Navy Yard

Notch Mechanical Constructors – Eastman Chemical: Saflex Line Expansion

Plumb House, Inc. – Arsenal Yards Phase 2, Buildings C&D

R. H. White Construction Co., Inc. – Grafton & Upton Railroad – Bulk Distribution Center

R & R Window Contractors, Inc.  – Private Higher Education Science Building

Building Sustainability Awards

Bald Hill Builders – Oriole Landing

Recover Green Roofs – Jefferson at Malden

Spirit Award

BW Kennedy & Co. – 45 Jackson Core & Shell