Awards

Contractor of the Year, Thomas Dapp

Indiana Constructors, Inc. (now Indiana Construction Association)

ICAAn award given by the board of directors to an individual who has made significant contributions to the industry in Indiana and to the Association and who has been an effective leader.  This award is not given out annually, but only when the board feels that someone has gone beyond the call of duty.

 Blue Chip Business Award Winner

Blue Chip winners beat the odds.

bluechipEvery business has faced obstacles. Everything from financial difficulties to natural disasters can throw a business owner off course. Even an innovative business idea with no obvious marketing avenue can be a challenge. The Blue Chip Business Award program celebrates those who successfully faced the issues and emerged stronger.

Indiana Civil Engineering Project of the Year

Indiana Section American Society of Civil Engineers

Screen shot 2015-05-29 at 1.17.45 PMAward for the Pogues Run project on the East side of Indianapolis that removed hundreds of residents and businesses from the FEMA flood zone.  The  Design features include a dam, a 575 acre-foot detention pond, 14 acres of constructed wetlands, capping of an asbestos – contaminated area, design of a parking lot and stormwater quality basin, and elimination of a neighborhood flooding problem. The design required significant erosion control measures including sheet piling to protect  the existing Interstate 70 bridge, articulated concrete mats to protect the dam embankment during overtopping, energy dissipation for the transition of flood flows, appropriate seeding of the 40 acre site, and gabion baskets, erosion control mats, and rip rap to protect conveyance channels.

Project of the Year

Construction Digest and Midwest Construction Magazine

midwestDozens of projects in which Gradex has been an integral part have earned the designation of project of the year from Construction Digest and Midwest Construction Magazine.

Safety Excellence Award

Associated General Contractors of America

ACGlogoRecognition for achieving a safety incident rate below the industry average.

Who’s Who in Construction, Indianapolis Business Journal

Indiana Business Journal

IBJlogoAn article recognizing the executives of the top businesses in their field in Indiana. This includes contributions to their businesses, industry and community.