2012 Best Civil Works/Infrastructure Project for the Mountain States Region
Barnard's APEX Expansion Wasatch Loop Pipeline Project, constructed for Kern River Gas Transmission Co., earned Engineering News Record's regional award for the challenging nature of the work in crossing a mountain range through unprecedented weather. Universal Pegasus Inc. designed the project.
Best of 2010 Award – Northwest Construction
The Round Butte Dam Selective Water Withdrawal Project, constructed by Barnard under a Design-Assist contract with CH2MHill for Portland General Electric and the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation, earned this regional industry honor from Northwest Construction, a McGraw-Hill publication.
2010 Edison Award
Barnard’s Round Butte Dam Selective Water Withdrawal Project for Portland General Electric and the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation gained international recognition with the electric utility industry’s highest honor, which recognizes leadership, innovation and “exceptional contributions to the industry.” This project was selected by a panel of former electric company chief executives at the Edison Electric Institute.
2006 AON Build America Award: Municipal & Utilities
New Construction Category
In recognition of our work on the Saluda Dam Remediation Project in South Carolina, Barnard received the 2006 AON Build America Award in the Municipal & Utilities - New Construction category. The Associated General Contractors of America has run this awards program since 1972 to allow a venue for recognition of remarkable, state-of-the-art construction in numerous categories. Award winners are selected by the AON Construction Services Group, which involves 450 construction-related experts.
2006 OPAL Award
Barnard's Saluda Dam team also received the American Society of Civil Engineers' top award for 2006. The ASCE honored Barnard, Saluda Dam Owner South Carolina Electric & Gas, and Remediation Engineer Paul C. Rizzo Associates with its OPAL Award for best representing "superior civil engineering skills" as well as "a significant contribution to society at large." The Saluda Dam Remediation Project was constructed as a backup dam to protect more than 120,000 people who live in the downstream floodplain of Lake Murray, created by the original earthen dam built in the 1930s.
2006 Award of Excellence in the Constructed Project
The U.S. Society on Dams honored Barnard with its 2006 Award of Excellence in the Constructed Project. This award honors "an individual or team of professionals who meet the challenges of the nation's aging infrastructure in an era of limited financial resources and increasing environmental awareness." This award recognized the Saluda Dam Remediation Project.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Northwestern Division's Contractor of the Year
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers honored Barnard as the Northwestern Division's 2006 Contractor of the Year for our team's emergency repair of the Fern Ridge Dam outside of Eugene, Oregon. The cohesion of the Corps' and Barnard's teams on the replacement of a failing drainage system proved to be "an example of bringing together people with a wide range of professional skills and abilities to accomplish something with regional implications and national importance," according to the award.
Nevada Best of 2008 – Civil/Infrastructure Division Award
Barnard’s Weber Dam Reconstruction Project received this award from Southwest Contractor, a division of McGraw-Hill Construction, acknowledging a project that came in three months ahead of schedule and employed creative problem-solving and value engineering. The project’s success resulted from the coordinated efforts of the project’s stakeholders: Walker River Paiute Tribe, owner; Bureau of Indian Affairs, funding source; Bureau of Reclamation, engineer; Barnard of Nevada, general contractor; Harris & Associates, construction manager; and Tri State Surveying Ltd. and Terracon, major subcontractors.
2013, 2010, 2007, 2004, 2002, and 2001 GLAAACC Economic Awards
The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce Economic Awards are presented to those individuals and corporations who have contributed to the economic growth and development of the African American Community.
Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce 2011 Top Projects Award
The Wanapum Dam Future Unit Infill Project for the Grant County Public Utility District No. 2 received an award from the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce. Wanapum took 3rd place in the DJC’s Top Projects 2011 Public Works/Infrastructure/Transportation $15.1 to $50 million category. The Top Projects Award recognizes outstanding construction projects in Washington and Oregon. In addition to recognizing our efforts on the project, our subcontractor, Knight Construction and Supply, received 2nd place in the Subcontractor of the Year category.