Southeast On the Scene for April 2018
Winners of ENR’s annual Best of the Best Projects competition gathered in New York City for the April 6th awards breakfast. Pictured, left, is the DPR Construction-led team behind this year’s Best of the Best manufacturing project, the Biogen LSM 3X Capacity Upgrades in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Other Southeast projects honored this year included: the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, submitted by Skanska USA Building Inc., Hill International Inc. and Radius Track Corp.; the Hazlehurst 72-MW Solar Facility in Hazlehurst, Ga., submitted by McCarthy Building Cos.; and the Structural Test Stands at Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala., submitted by Brasfield & Gorrie and Merrick & Co. More than 200 people attended the event.
On March 7, Moss Construction celebrated the official groundbreaking of Nova Southeastern University’s $73.5-million Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine in Clearwater, Fla. Designed by Baker Barrios Architects, Orlando, the school is part of a $225-million philanthropic gift from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, Dr. Pallavi Patel. Foundation work began in January, and the project is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2019.