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Faith Technologies Included in ABC of Wisconsin Projects of Distinction List

Menasha, Wis. (Feb. 19, 2013) – Two Faith Technologies projects have recently been named to the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin Projects of Distinction list. Their work on the Michigan Street Bridge and Monroe Clinic was recognized at the ABC of Wisconsin Projects of Distinction awards banquet, which took place at the Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. on Feb. 7, 2013.

The Projects of Distinction Awards program recognizes the most distinct construction projects in Wisconsin and showcases ABC of Wisconsin members and their employees’ quality of construction performance.

Michigan Street Bridge
The Michigan Street Bridge, also known as the Sturgeon Bay Bridge, was named a Silver Level winner in the specialty trades – electrical – over one million dollar category. Faith Technologies’ scope of work included LED roadway and sidewalk lighting on the structure and in the bridge house, and navigational lighting. A complete redundant PLC-based control system was provided, as well as the main motors, control desk, limit switches, drive panels and distribution equipment. The $1,881,000 project was completed in May 2011. The Michigan Street Bridge is located in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Wausau Iron Works originally built the bridge in 1930. It is a 1,413-foot Warren/Parker truss, two-lane bridge, which spans over the Sturgeon Bay shipping lane near the historic downtown area.

Monroe Clinic
The 234,000-square-foot Monroe Clinic was recognized at the banquet as a Gold Level winner in the general construction – Green Building Practices category. Faith Technologies’ scope of work included cabling, electrical, lighting, power systems, fire alarm systems, voice and data systems and security. The $6,134,498 project was completed in December 2011. Monroe Clinic is located in Monroe, Wis.

The new four-story northwest addition expands and replaces inpatient, diagnostic and support services next to the existing building. The addition has 57 acute and critical care beds, a new emergency department, imaging and surgical areas and rehabilitation services. Support services include a kitchen and cafeteria, central sterile processing, materials management and satellite biomedical and information technology services.

In total there were 31 winners recognized for areas such as overall distinctiveness, execution of design, craftsmanship, coordination, budgeting, safety, difficulty and unusual challenges. Projects had to be completed between May 2011 and September 2012 to be considered. All general contractor and subcontractor members of ABC of Wisconsin were eligible to submit projects.

The judging panel consisted of Jody Andres of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc., Ryan Novak of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Ann Richmond of The Daily Reporter, Ludwig Ridder of Ludwig W. Ridder Design, Inc., Jay Salvo of Jay Salvo Photography and Clair Urbain of Urbain Communications.

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About ABC of Wisconsin
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin is a construction trade association representing nearly 800 general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, material suppliers and other professional construction-related firms.