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Challenge Accepted TEAM TACKLES MARINA PROJECT AND SECURES ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD AS REPORTED TO JAMIE IVES THE NEW CABRILLO WAY MARINA IN San Pedro, Calif. is At the Cabrillo Way Marina in Los Angeles Calif., an artistic boardwalk promenade with an A to Z instructional walkway and gangway accents is just one of many achievements of this talented award winning team. Photo courtesy of the Port of Los Angeles. 44 constructor | JU LY/ AU G U ST 2013 home to leisure craft, fi shing trawlers, and sailboats. Prior to February 2009, the marina was a collection of dilapidated, rundown docks on wooden piers with ramshackle gangways and crumbling infrastructure used for years by the U.S. Navy as a fuelling depot. The joint venture team of Griffith/Dutra transformed the old site into a modern 90-acre marina with hundreds of new boat slips, docks, and state-of-the art landside improvements for the Port of Los Angeles. It is now one of the most sophisticated and artistic recreational marinas on the West Coast. For their work on this $124-million project, Griffith Company and The Dutra Group, both AGC of California members, along with the Port of Los Angeles, were presented with an Alliant Build America Award for Environmental Enhancement. The project involved the complete reconfiguration of the layout of the marina through a combination of dredging, excavation, and compacted fi lls on land. Seven hundred new boat slips were installed. To protect the land improvements, crews constructed 3,000 linear feet of sea walls,

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - July/August 2013

Editor's Note
President's Message
CEO's Letter
Hire Power
Innovative Ideas Modernize 78-Year-Old Bridge
DeConstructing Social Media
Business Fraud
Challenge Accepted
Stand-Out Safety Program Earns Opp Construction Grand Award
2013 AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award Winners
2013 Liberty Mutual Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Awards
Money Isn't Everything
AGC in Action
Wall of Wind
Weathering the Storm
Green, Safe and Fast
Leading the Way
Summing it Up
Tall Orders
Going Interstate? Go NASCLA.
Do the Math
Technology Toolbox
Technology Toolbox
Bond-Readiness Program
Legislative and Regulatory News
Book Review
Upcoming Events
2013 Regional Resource Guide
Member and Chapter News
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

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