Benchmark Construction receives two National Excellence in Construction Awards from Associated Builders and Contractors

Brownstown, PA, March 28, 2019 – Benchmark Construction Company, Inc.’s work on the Carole & Ray Neag Medical Center (Caron Treatment Center) in Wernersville, PA and the WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital Cardio Overbuild has earned two National Excellence in Construction® Eagle Awards from Associated Builders and Contractors in the Healthcare $10-25 million and less than  $10 million categories, respectively. Representatives from the company received these top honors on March 27 during ABC’s 29th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards gala at the ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California.

“These two projects were very special to Benchmark and we are honored that the judges chose to recognize them and the hard work of our team,” said Benchmark President, Robert A. Brandt III.

“We are proud to honor Benchmark with these National Excellence in Construction® Eagle Awards,” said 2019 ABC National Chair Tony Rader, vice president of telecom at National Roofing Partners, Coppell, Texas. “The Carole & Ray Neag Medical Center” and the “WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital Cardio Overbuild” projects show not only the exceptional talent in our industry, but the overall commitment to building safely, on time and on budget. Benchmark’s breadth of skills and craftmanship greatly benefit the merit shop construction industry.”

The Excellence in Construction awards program is the industry’s leading competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries submitted from across the nation, were judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety and cost.

A panel of industry experts served as the competition’s judges. This year’s panel included representatives from the Building Owners and Managers Association International, the Smithsonian Facilities Construction Division, the Construction Management Association of America, Engineering News-Record, Design-Build Institute of America and various construction-related firms nationwide.

A full list of EIC winners is available on ABC’s website.