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Denver, CO, United States, 2011/08/05 - EnCon Companies, headquartered in downtown Denver, Colo., has been selected from approximately 117 high-caliber entries as one of 29 winners of a 2011 Precast/ Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Design Award - EnConUnited.com.
This coveted award is being given to the I-80 Over Echo Dam Road in Echo, Utah. The project, sold by Chad Van Kampen, Sr. Precast Engineer for EnCon Companies, consists of 14 precast AASHTO Type II Girders with a span of 82 ft. The owner, Utah Department of Transportation, worked with General Contractor, R.L. Wadsworth of Draper, Utah and Engineer, Michael Baker Jr. of Midvale, Utah; along with Project Manager, Charles Leidholdt, General Manager of EnCon Utah in Tooele to successfully develop and complete the structure.
Each year, PCI promotes the Design Awards winners through a national publicity campaign that includes the production of a special issue of ASCENT magazine featuring the winning entries.
About The EnCon Companies
The EnCon Companies (enconunited.com) are specialty contractors providing precast/prestressed concrete systems and services to all facets of the construction marketplace. In addition to the corporate offices and the design group, both headquartered in Denver, Colorado, EnCon Companies maintains nine manufacturing facilities nationwide. Recognized as one of the leading precast companies in the United States, EnCon is pioneering the use of the latest technology for the design and fabrication of precast structures.
About EnCon Utah, LLC
A member of the EnCon Companies, EnCon Utah, LLC is located in Tooele, Utah. Primarily serving the western building industry, EnCon Utah, LLC specializes in the design and construction of architectural, structural, and transportation-related precast/prestressed concrete systems.
About the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
PCI, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., with memberships throughout the world, is an organization dedicated to fostering greater understanding and use of precast and prestressed concrete. PCI maintains a full staff of technical and marketing specialists.