Allegheny Energy Transmission HQ (MonPower) Awarded with Excellence in Construction Awards by the West Virginia Chapter of Associated Builders and ContractorsOctober 27, 2010
Omni Associates – Architects was honored at the West Virginia Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors 2010 Excellence in Construction Awards Dinner on October 27, 2010. The Allegheny Energy Transmission HQ project is the winner of the Other Specialty Construction More than $1 million category. The award is for the 650 tons of structural steel supporting the new 148,000 square feet facility. Huge open spaces on the ground floor utilizing open-web joist construction necessitated close connection coordination with the joist manufacturer. A curved east wing and exterior sun shades add to the appearance. Omni Associates shares this award with the steel fabricator, Contracting Engineering Consultants, and the structural engineer, Allegheny Design Services.