Sundt Construction

Sundt Construction Inc. and its joint venture partner Kiewit continue to earn awards for their work on the Ina Road Traffic Interchange. The two and a half year project was recently awarded the 2020 "Public Works Projects of the Year" by the Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) in the category of Transportation: over $75 million and the 2019 Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Partnering Award.

Sundt Construction Inc. and its joint venture partner Kiewit were recently awarded the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Arizona Chapter's Build Arizona award for its work on the Ina Road Traffic Interchange. "Sundt is extremely grateful to receive such a prestigious award," said Ryan Cannon, Sundt project manager.

Central Arizona College was recently named a 2019 Gold Circle of Excellence award winner by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for its entry, "Central Arizona College & Sundt Construction: Education at the Speed of Industry." Each year the CASE Circle of Excellence Awards, recognize hundreds of institutions who have implemented innovative, inspiring and creative ideas that have a lasting impact and deliver extraordinary results.

Ground was broken on the East Side Regional Park in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 23, 2018. Sundt Construction is handling the project. The work will be completed in phases. Phase one along Jason Drive will include development of an indoor 50-m lap pool, a recreational pool, a splash pad, a lazy river, a rock climbing wall, a recreational center, new parking lot and landscaping.

Saxonburg, Penn.-based Brayman Construction and its affiliate, Advanced Construction Robotics, were named as among the most innovative construction firms in the country for creating an autonomous rebar-tying robot for bridge construction projects. Brayman Construction is a member of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), and along with Sundt Construction and the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter, was recognized as the first ever first-place winner of the AGC-Autodesk Innovation Awards announced during the AGC Centennial Celebration.

The Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) Board of Directors announced that following a comprehensive, nationwide search, Tom Dunn has been hired to be the organization's next president succeeding Mark Minter. He began his duties June 1. Sundt Construction's Marty Hedlund, chairman of the ABA's board, led the succession process, which included participation from general contractors, subcontractors and affiliate members from both Phoenix and Tucson.

The third and final phase of reconstruction is under way at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. The $307 million project began with a preliminary phase in 2014 followed by south side work in 2015 and a focus on the west side in 2016. In 2016, problems with blockage in a utility trench slowed progress and necessitated delaying work on the east side until the third phase.

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is improving traffic flow on Interstate-10 in Marana, Ariz., by constructing a new interchange bridge over I-10 and the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks at Ina Road. Besides providing better traffic movement, the $128 million project will improve safety at the location.

Work continues into 2018 on a $62 million Arizona road widening project on a 9-mi. stretch of State Route 260 from I-17 to Thousand Trails Road. The project will transform SR 260 into a continuous four-lane divided highway between Camp Verde and Cottonwood.

As they work to transform San Pedro Creek from a neglected drainage ditch into a natural creek habitat and world-class linear park, construction crews in San Antonio, Texas, are ultimately preserving the creek's legacy as an integral part of the city's history.

Central Arizona College (CAC) began offering new Industrial Construction and Concrete Construction Certificate courses on Oct. 6, 2017. The classes for industrial construction, concrete construction, heavy equipment operator, structural welding and pipefitting are being offered on Fridays and Saturdays through the completion of the fall semester.