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Civil | AMERICAN CIVIL CONSTRUCTORS INC. American Way in Colorado (Colo.) »For the VailremovedFront Door, ACC 200,000 cubic yards of earth. W AMERICAN CIVIL CONSTRUCTORS SATISFIES CLIENTS THROUGHOUT THE WEST. BY BRIAN SALGADO hen times get tough and jobs are hard to come by, diversification and a commitment to customer satisfaction are the best tools to get contractors through the drought. American Civil Constructors (ACC) Inc. has cemented its reputation in both arenas, and the company is reaping the benefits of the same through this recession. “ACC is recognized for our diversity and our innovation in planning work and troubleshooting problems,” President Randy Maher says. “These traits — coupled with a tenacity to get work done – have been recognized by clients and competitors alike.” ACC – previously known as Randall & Blake Inc. (RBI) – was incorporated in Colorado in 1975. In 2000, RBI merged with West Coast Bridge Inc., which eventually morphed into ACC and American Civil Constructors Inc. West Coast (ACCWC). “American Civil Constructors is one of the nation’s premier construction and maintenance companies,” ACC says. “Our comprehensive services span multiple market segments including the civil, marine and landscape industries. “While each project is unique, in many ways they are similar,” ACC says. The company’s goals include: • Listening to the needs and concerns of clients while communicating effectively with all stakeholders the vision of the project team; • Applying creativity, resourcefulness and experience to project challenges; • Executing timely and efficiently throughout the construction phase; • Delivering an enduring project that is constructed for its intended use; and • Establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with clients, the project team, vendors and the community. ACC serves the western United States, per- American Civil Constructors Inc. www.accbuilt.com • Headquarters: Lakewood, Colo. • Employees: 500 • Services: Civil construction “ACC is recognized for our diversity and our innovation in planning work and troubleshooting problems.” –Randy Maher, president forming river restorations, and road and bridge construction as well as delivering sport fields, parks and streetscapes. ACCWC serves the structure and water storage markets in Northern California, and provides specialty pavement services such as polyester paving and mythacolade. Maher took time to speak with Construction Today about the state of the Colorado construction market, ACC’s relationships with subcontractors and the company’s unwavering commitment to ethical business practices. Construction Today: Has ACC had any recent developments? Randy Maher: Recreation-related construction has always accounted for approximately 40 percent of our revenue. Several years ago, the lion’s share of that revenue came from golf course construction, often for private entities. Today that revenue is generated through parks, trails and synthetic sport fields for state and city municipalities. ACC’s efforts with private developers were largely focused on resort and mixed-use devel- CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM DECEMBER 2009
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - December 2009
Construction Today - December 2009
2010 Construction Forecast
Product Showcase: Hand Tools
F&R Construction Group Inc.
Suffolk Construction: Met 2
Weitz Co.: Solaris at Crossroads
Chance Construction Co.
Allied Building Products Corp.
Bird Construction Co. Inc.: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Broccolini Construction Inc.: EDC Headquarters
CJ Pink Ltd.
Cobra Corporate Management Inc.
DDRM: The St. Regis Deer Crest Resort
T.N. Ward Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
Blumenfeld Development Group & Forrest City Ratner – East River Plaza
Clark Construction: Michigan International Speedway
Morton Buildings Inc.
Triangle Associates Inc.: The Gallery on Fulton
Vogel Bros. Building Co.
Walsh Construction: Mercy Corps.
Wasatch Advantage Group: San Tropez
John W. Danforth Co.
Shore Environmental LLC
American Civil Constructors Inc.
Archer Western: I-75/I-475 Reconstruction
Cleland Site Prep Inc.
Delaware DOT: Indian River Inlet Bridge
Goodfellow Bros. Inc.
International Construction Equipment Inc.
Kiewit Pacific Co.: SR 519 – Seattle Intermodal Access Project
Plaza Construction Corp.
B. Gottardo Construction Ltd.
Bergmann Associates: Walkway Over The Hudson
Craig Olden Inc.
G.M. Sipes Construction Inc.
Idaho Sand & Gravel Co.: Ten- Mile Interchange
Malcom Drilling Co. Inc.
Mid Eastern Buildings Inc.: Southampton Wastewater Treatment Plant
Minnesota Department of Transportation: I35W Crosstown/ Urban Partnership
Nicholson Construction Co.
Papich Construction Co. Inc.: Route 46 Expansion Project
Tilcon New York Inc.: Interstate
Tyam Excavation and Shoring Ltd.
W.C. English Inc.: U.S. 321
West Electric Corp.
Turner Construction Co.: Eastern High School
Gafcon Inc.: Carlsbad High School Modernization Project
DASNY: Gouverneur Healthcare Services
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
University of Houston Student Housing
HDR Architecture Inc.
Marshall-Lee Construction Corp.
RA-LIN & Associates
Suffolk Construction: Boston Renaissance Charter School
Suffolk Construction: FIU School of International and Public Affairs
Tower Construction: Huntington Memorial Hospital expansion
Absher Construction Co.: Chief Sealth High School and Denny International Middle School
Casey Middle School
Cedar Ridge High School
Clark: Lowell Reception Center
Gilbane/Banks Joint Venture: Coppin State University
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: FORSCOM/USARC New Headquarters
Shaw Construction: Mesa State College Student Center
Shiel Sexton: Butler University
SpawGlass Contractors Inc.: Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage
Stuart Olson: New Edmonton Remand Centre
The Christman Co.
Turner Construction Co
Weddle Construction Ltd.
Kite Realty Group Trust: Eddy Street Commons at NotreDame
Last Look: DANSY
Construction Today - December 2009