Three Rivers Corporation has had an amazing year, receiving three Gold Excellence in Construction Awards and a Platinum award in the Safety Training & Evaluation Process (STEP) from Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Michigan at the Excellence in Construction 2020 Awards.
Shelterhouse in Midland, Michigan won the Gold Award for best GC/CM: New Construction – $5-$10 Million. This is a design/build of the 25,000 square foot building containing 15 suites, each designated for a single family. Each suite has its own living space and kitchen area. Two suites were designed specifically to be wheelchair-accessible.
The H Hotel Courtyard located in Midland, Michigan won the Gold Award for the best GC/CM: Addition/Renovation – $1-$5 Million. This project consists of removal, reconfigurations, and replacements of hardscape and landscape within the Courtyard. The Courtyard is a green roof of the parking garage located below. New improvements included: reconfigured planters, rearranged drainage with a central trench drain, reworking geofoam to new grades, foundations for a 60’x30’ tent canopy, installing snow melt system throughout, new porcelain pavers (two different tiles laid in an intricate pattern), lighting & power, adding a fireplace, constructing a cabana with a specialized wood deck surface, and new plantings with drip irrigation.
The Mid Michigan College – Outdoor Learning Center in Harrison, Michigan won the Gold Award for the best GC/CM: New Construction – Under $1 Million. This project was done to increase usage and enjoyment of the forested acreage. The 1,600 square foot center will also serve as a trailhead for community use of the biking/hiking trails. The Center features a flexible space layout so that it can be used as education or recreational/event venue. There is an additional 1,400 square feet of outdoor space with600 square feet covered.
“Construction gives physical form to our communities in which we live and work, and it is an honor to recognize Three Rivers for their accomplishments across Michigan, and to have the company as a long-time ABC member and exemplary leader in the construction industry,” said Angela M. Latino, president of ABC of Greater Michigan.
The Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Award recognizes efforts of ABC members who strive to achieve effective safety practices within their companies; it is an organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs. ABC provides contractors with tools to objectively evaluate their safety programs, policies, procedures and training. Three Rivers is honored to have won this award each year for over the past decade.
“I am grateful for the tremendous amount of safely completed work our team performed over the past year,” said Jon Lynch, President of Three Rivers Corporation. “We have finished some unique projects across the state while maintaining our high safety standards. We couldn’t have won these awards without our wonderful customers, our committed employees, and our dedicated partner suppliers and subcontractors..”