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Paving Projects Given Awards for Excellence

August 04, 1985

Fifteen concrete-paving projects built in 1984 have been recognized with awards for engineering excellence in the concrete industry's 11th annual Paving Awards Program.

Plaques were presented to owners of the projects, design consultants and the contractors at a luncheon sponsored jointly by the Southern California Ready Mixed Concrete Assn. and the Portland Cement Assn.'s Pacific Southwest Region.

The awards were given for three street projects, two intersections, seven parking areas and three decorative-concrete projects. A special award also was given to contractor Cleo McConnell of Pacoima for his volunteer work in building two church parking lots in the San Fernando Valley.

Presenters included John Davies, president of Southwestern Portland Cement Co., and Mark Keuning of Puente Ready Mix, chairman of the products education committee of the Southern California Ready Mixed Concrete Assn.

The award-winning projects and the recipients included:

Heritage Ranch RV Park Streets, San Jacinto. Owner, Orvil and Mary Anne Hovdey, San Diego; contractor, Pass Developers Inc., Beaumont; sub-contractor, A.R. Austin Engineering, San Bernardino.

Streets in Beverly Park Development, Los Angeles. Owner, Beverly Park Estates, Beverly Hills; designed by Ambrose Associates, Beverly Hills; contractor, Sullivan Concrete Textures, Costa Mesa; sub-contractor, Nobest Inc., Westminster.

Los Robles Avenue Improvements, Pasadena. Owner, city of Pasadena, contractor, Dyno Construction, El Monte.

Mar Vista Street Improvements, Whittier. Owner, city of Whittier; contractor, Random Construction, Santa Fe Springs.

Bandini and Garfield Intersection, Commerce. Owner, City of Commerce; designed by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works; contractor, Random Construction, Santa Fe Springs.

Southern California RTD Operating Facilities, East Los Angeles and Carson. Owner, Southern California Rapid Transit District; designer for East Los Angeles Facility, Ziegler Kirven Parish Architects, Los Angeles; contractor for East Los Angeles Facility, J.A. Stewart Construction Co., Westminster; designer for Carson Facility, STV/Lyon Associates, Los Angeles; contractor for Carson Facility, Shirley Bros. Inc., Pasadena.

Parking Lot Addition for Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Los Angeles, Los Angeles. Owner, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.; designed by Howard Parsell, Yorba Linda; contractor, Steeber Construction Inc., La Habra.

Southern Pacific Transportation Co. Intermodal Transfer Facility, City of Industry. Owner, Southern Pacific Transportation Co., San Francisco; designed by Woodward-Clyde Consultants, Oakland; contractor, Sully-Miller Contracting Co., Long Beach.

Parking Area at Fairway Toyota, Fullerton. Owner, Fairway Toyota, Fullerton; designed by Lindsey Associates, San Dimas; contractor, Total Construction, Riverside.

Parking Area at Atlantic Aviation Center, Long Beach. Owner, Aerolease, Los Angeles; designed by Maxwell Starkman Associates, Beverly Hills; contractor, Keller Construction Co., Inc., El Monte; sub-contractor, McNulty Construction Corp., Monrovia.

Parking Area for Home Savings of America, Irwindale; designed by The Blurock Partnership, Newport Beach; contractor, Koll Construction Co., Irwindale; sub-contractor, Ben F. Smith Inc., El Monte.

Special textured paving at Inwood Park Office Complex, Irvine. Owner, McLachlan Investment Co., Newport Beach; designed by Ware & Malcomb Architects Inc., Irvine; landscape architects, William Patrick & Associates, Costa Mesa; contractor, Snyder-Langston Inc., Irvine; sub-contractor, Markel Cement Contracting Inc., Costa Mesa.

Entry to Snow Creek Development, Walnut. Owner, Shea Homes, Walnut; designed by Land Concern Ltd., Santa Ana; contractor, Sullivan Concrete Textures, Costa Mesa.

Peristyle Plaza Paving at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles. Owner, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission; designed by ArchiSystems International, Santa Monica; contractor, Jones Brothers Construction Corp., Beverly Hills.

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