The Georgia Hispanic Construction Association
(GHCA) awarded Ferrovial Agroman U.S. Southeast
(FAUS Southeast) the General Contractor Award at the 6th Community Builder Appreciation Dinner
. The award dinner took place on 10 November
at the Atlanta Marriot Buckhead Hotel
and Conference Center. Hispanic business owners and leaders in the construction industry received various awards for their impacts in education, safety and the community. FAUS Southeast received the General Contractor of the Year
award for spearheading the I-285/SR 400 Interchange Reconstruction Project in Atlanta, Georgia - a project designed to relieve traffic
in the metro Atlanta region. Javier Pascual Martinez, Vice President of FAUS Southeast, accepted the General Contractor of the Year
award on behalf of the company.
"Through our partnership with GHCA we are able to bring more jobs to Hispanic men and women," said Pascual Martinez. " Our partnership helped us meet and contract with qualified contractors to work on the I-285/SR 400 Interchange Reconstruction Project. We will continue to strengthen our relationship with GHCA while we further establish Ferrovial Agroman in Georgia and throughout the Southeast United states."
FAUS Southeast additionally received recognition for partnering with GHCA on job fairs
, construction expositions
and networking sessions
. FAUS Southeast has been a proud sponsor of GHCA for three years.
About Georgia Hispanic Construction Association
The Georgia Hispanic Construction Association is a non-profit 501(c) 6 membership organization. Their mission is to develop and promote the Hispanic construction industry in Georgia. GHCA strives to be the leading organization that empowers Hispanic achievement
About I-285/SR 400 Interchange Reconstruction Project
The I-285/SR 400 Reconstruction project in Atlanta will improve 4.3 miles
of I-285 from west of Roswell Road to east of Ashford-Dunwoody Road and 6.2 miles
along SR 400 from the Glenridge Connector to Spalding Drive. The improvements include eastbound and westbound collector-distributer lanes on I-285 and northbound and southbound collector-distributer lanes on SR 400. The existing interchange at SR 400 and Abernathy Road will convert to a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI). Mount Vernon Highway bridge over SR 400 will be replaced. Improvements also include a connecting path through the interchange to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists.