O&G Wins Paving Award for New Haven Highway Project

February 19, 2018

Torrington, Connecticut – The team of O&G Industries and Tutor Perini Corporation was recently awarded the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) Quality in Construction Award for the reconstruction of I-95 / I-91 / Route 34 Interchange, known as Contract E. 

The six-year, $365 million project was completed in the fall of 2017 and involved the demolition of 19 bridges over the 7.2 mile span of highway, including one that took place overnight in sub-freezing temperatures.  The project was one of the several projects that comprised the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge replacement project. 

The project has won four additional awards including: 2017 Congress (CBC) Project Team Award of Merit for a Transportation Project, 2017 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials America’s Transportation Award for Projects over $200M, 2017 Connecticut Road Builders Association (CRBA) Arthur Gruhn Excellence in Construction Award for Large Projects and the 2014 Connecticut Construction Industries Association (CCIA) Excellence in Construction Health & Safety Award. 

The award was presented at NAPA’s 63rd Annual Meeting in San Diego on February 14th.