Awards & Recognition

Business 40 Reconstruction Project wins Project of the Year Award

On September 16, 2021 Flatiron’s Business 40 Reconstruction Project in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was awarded the 21st Annual Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Southeast Project of the Year. 

Completed in late 2020, the $99 million NCDOT Business 40 Reconstruction Design-Build Project provides downtown Winston-Salem with 1.2 miles of new roadway. As visually appealing as it is functional, the project features brick-faced walls, painted concrete and pedestrian bridges. 

Flatiron was the lead contractor on this joint venture with Blythe Development Company.  

Criteria for winning the award included advanced and innovative application of total integrated project delivery and finding unique solutions to project challenges.

Throughout the project, the Business 40 team successfully managed the challenge of working in several historic districts. Additionally, this was the first time a major North Carolina highway had been completely shut down to accommodate construction. The project team was able to reopen the highway in less time than the 24 months allowed for the shutdown. 

“The Business 40 project being selected as DBIA Project of the Year is a great honor for Flatiron.  It is well deserved recognition for the team that worked so hard to make the project such a success,” said Donny Anderson, Flatiron Area Manager. “Additionally, the effort put forth by the men and women on this project has strengthened Flatiron’s reputation with the NCDOT and other stakeholders involved in the project.”

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