Local business honored by MoDOT

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Hutchens Construction Company, headquartered in Cassville, was one of 15 businesses recognized by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) for attention to project quality, timeliness and adherence to contract goals this year.

"Our contractor performance review is a process that rates all of our contractors on the work that was performed each calendar year," said Jeremy Kampeter, of MoDOT. "In this review, each contractor falls within one of four categories based on the amount and type of work they completed."

The categories include heavy volume, medium volume, low volume and specialty.

"There are then awards given for four areas and an overall award winner for each of the four categories," said Kampeter. "Hutchens Construction fell in the specialty category and was recognized for quality, prosecution and progress, contract administration and contract compliance."

Hutchens Construction Company completed MoDOT projects on various highways in McDonald County and Highway 112 in Barry County this year, said Kampeter.

Other businesses honored by MoDOT this year included: APAC-Missouri and Emery Sapp and Sons, both of Columbia; Massmann, Traylor, Alberici Joint Venture, of Kansas City; Archer Western Contractors, of Chicago, Ill.; Jefferson Asphalt Paving Company, of Jefferson City; Willard Asphalt Paving, of Lebanon; Bloomsdale Excavating Company, of Bloomsdale.

Goodwin Brothers Construction Company, of Crystal City; Leo Journagan Construction Company, of Springfield; HR Quadri Contractors, of Van Buren; CJ Moyna and Sons, Inc., of Elkader, Iowa; Branco Enterprises, Inc., of Neosho; CE Contracting Inc., of Ste. Genevieve; and Mid-River Asphalt, Inc., of Troy.

Fred Weber, Inc., of Maryland Heights, earned the Value Engineering award and the Green Credit award this year.

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