45 projects recognized in 2017 Projects of Distinction Awards

MADISON, WI -- Some of the most impressive and distinct construction projects for 2017 were recognized at the 25th Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin Projects of Distinction Awards Program in Wisconsin Dells Thursday. 

 
Scott Truehl (left) and Roger Friede (right) accept
the ABC of Wisconsin Built on Merit Award.  
The Projects of Distinction Awards recognizes merit construction projects that meet stringent standards for safety, unusual circumstances, challenges, distinctiveness and overall quality of construction.  The 45 projects were evaluated by six independent judges who have expertise in construction. The awards were presented February 15 at the Glacial Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells in front of roughly 350 attendees.

As part of the awards program, Friede & Associates was recognized with the ABC of Wisconsin Built on Merit Award for using the most ABC members on a single construction project. Friede & Associates used 46 members to complete the Lodi Veterinary Care facility in Lodi.  

More project details can be found here.
The complete list of winners are as follows:

Commercial Under $2 million
DeLeers Construction, Inc., Door County Veterinary Hospital, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Gold
Friede & Associates, HuHot Mongolian Grill, Wisconsin Dells, WI, Silver
Keller, Inc., Oakfire Pizza, LLC, Lake Geneva, WI, Silver
A.C.E. Building Service, Wisconsin Alum. Foundry Office Expansion, Manitowoc, WI, Silver

Commercial $2 million to $10 million
Kraemer Brothers, American Players Theatre Up-the-Hill Addition & Renovation, Spring Green, WI, Gold
Kraemer Brothers, Hampton Inn & Suites, Lake Delton, WI, Silver
National Construction, Harvest Haven Barn, Madison, WI, Silver
WDS Construction, Inc., WDS Construction, Inc. Headquarters, Beaver Dam, WI, Silver

Commercial Over $10 million
Kraemer Brothers, AC Hotel by Marriott Madison Downtown, Madison, WI, Gold

Industrial Over $3 million
WDS Construction, Inc., Beaver Dam Cold Storage, Beaver Dam, WI, Silver
Kraemer Brothers, Catalent Pharma Solutions Third GMP Manufacturing Train, Madison, WI, Gold
ESI Constructors, Inc., Greenfield Refrigerated Warehouse Facility, Des Moines, IA, Silver
ACS, Briggs & Stratton Acoustics Lab, Wauwatosa, WI, Silver

Commercial Over $10 million
Kraemer Brothers, Liberty AC Hotel by Marriott, Liberty Township, OH, Silver Award
Royal Construction, Inc., Staybridge Suites, Altoona, Silver Award
Wieser Brothers, Organic Valley Cashton Office Building, Cashton, Gold Award

Healthcare Under $5 million
Keller, Inc., Davies Orthodontics & Pediatric, Oconomowoc, WI, Silver

Healthcare Over $5 million
A.C.E. Building Service, Shady Lane Assisted Living Expansion, Manitowoc, WI, Silver

Residential - Multi-unit
Stevens Construction Corp., Lyric Apartments, Madison, WI, Silver
Stevens Construction Corp., Mayfair Reserve, Madison, WI, Silver
Stevens Construction Corp., The Boulevard Apartments, Madison, WI, Gold
Stevens Construction Corp., The Lodge at Walnut Grove II, Madison, WI, Gold
Stevens Construction Corp., The Lux, Madison, WI, Silver
Stevens Construction Corp., Whistler Student Apartments, Iowa City, IA, Gold

Metal Building $1 million to $2.5 million
Ross & Associates, Cimarron O & M Building, Minneola, KS, Gold

Metal Building Over $2.5 million
Derrick Companies, Croix Gear & Machining, Hudson, WI, Silver

Restoration Renovation
Wieser Brothers, Ashley Furniture - Chapel Hill Building, Arcadia, WI, Gold
Holtz Builders, Inc., Bank of Wisconsin Dells, Lake Delton, WI, Silver
Corporate Contractors, Inc., Be Fitness, Delafield, WI, Gold
Derrick Companies, First National Bank of River Falls, River Falls, WI, Silver
A.C.E. Building Service, Forefront Dermatology Renovation at River Lofts, Manitowoc, WI, Silver
Friede & Associates, Lodi Veterinary Care, Lodi, WI, Silver
Gilbank Construction, Inc., Milton Public Library Renovation, Milton, WI, Silver
Keller, Inc., Quality Insulators, Inc., Green Bay, WI, Silver
Friede & Associates, Therapy Without Walls, Reedsburg, WI, Gold
Stevens Construction Corp., Union Bank & Truset Evansville, WI, Gold

Public Works/Infrastructure
Joe Daniels Construction Co., Inc., Madison Water Utility Operations Center, Madison, WI, Silver

Carpentry
Chris Greene, Inc., WDS Construction, Inc. Headquarters, Beaver Dam, WI, Gold

Electrical - Commercial $250,000 to $1 million
Steiner Electric, Inc., WDS Construction Inc. Headquarters, Beaver Dam, WI, Gold

Electrical - Commercial Over $1 million
Faith Technologies, Inc., One Menasha Center, Menasha, WI, Gold
Faith Technologies, Inc., Ripon College, Ripon, WI, Gold

Electrical - Industrial $250,000 to $1 million
PDC Electrical Contractors, Honey Creek Feed Mill, Monroe, WI, Gold

Electrical - Industrial $250,000 to $1 million
PDC Electrical Contractors, Badger State Ethanol Plant Expansion Project, Monroe, WI, Silver

Mechanical - Commercial Over $500,000
North American Mechanical, Inc., QBE Building 300, Sun Prairie, WI, Gold
North American Mechanical, Inc., The James, Madison, WI, Gold

Thermal & Moisture Protection
Performance Firestop, Inc., Hinterland Brewery HVAC & Plumbing Insulation, Green Bay, WI, Silver
Pioneer Roofing, LLC, University Hospital Roof Replacement, Madison, WI, Gold

More project details can be found here.

Photos of the event can be found here.