The project was cited for excellence in public works concrete construction by the Washington Aggregates & Construction Association. Judges deemed the engineering "great, complicated and very utilitarian" and noted the project's "well-coordinated" teamwork.

Key Players

Owner Puget Sound Energy

General Contractor/Construction Manager PCL Construction Services Inc.

Lead Design Firm Black & Veatch Corp.

Design Consultant Jacobs Associates

Mechanical (Turbine/Generator Erection) JR Merit

Tunneling Mine Development and Engineering Corp.

Excavation KLB

Plumbing JP Francis

Painting Purcell Painting

Masonry R&D Masonry