AMAC honored with 2nd place TEAMFL Chairman’s Award
Odebrecht, DBi Services and Volkert were recognized with the Chairman’s Award from the Transportation and Expressway Membership of Florida (TEAMFL) at their recent meeting cohosted by the Tampa-Hillsborough Transportation Authority. The Chairman’s Award recognizes an outstanding initiative, program, or activity that has been implemented on behalf of a state transportation agency member of TEAMFL that focuses on safety, provides demonstrable results, and has applications to other agencies. First place went to Odebrecht USA’s – Central JV “Safety Under Pressure” site preparation and infrastructure work for the Broward County Aviation Authority on the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s new 8,500 LF elevated runway. Over the past 24 years, Odebrecht USA has built a portfolio of more than 60 projects worth over $6.4 billion. They have delivered vital infrastructure projects for federal, state, and local governments, as well as important private developers in several states throughout the country. Odebrecht USA is a subsidiary of Odebrecht. Odebrecht conducts business in the engineering and construction industry, and in the development and operation of infrastructure and energy projects in 23 countries.
Second place was awarded to DBi Services for their “OOCEA Sign Inventory & Reflectivity Assessment” that analyzed 4,500 road signs along over 300 lane miles to assure maintenance, compliance, risk mitigation and cost savings. DBi Services maintains transportation assets for owners in North America, Europe and the Middle East.
Third place was awarded to Volkert for their “Volkert Safety Program” that enables Volkert to inspect over 1,200 structures a year without an incident or accident and complete numerous construction engineering inspection projects without any accidents. Volkert is a leading provider of transportation and infrastructure engineering services to federal, state and municipal government and private industry clients throughout the United States and Internationally.
The award gathering of transportation leaders from both public agencies and private sector companies throughout the state was themed “Tolling – Back to Basics” and included a keynote address by NFL Hall of Famer and Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Derrick Brooks.
The Transportation and Expressway Authority Membership of Florida (TEAMFL) was formed in 1997 to facilitate the exchange of information among toll agencies and the transportation industry. The membership consists of board members and executive staff of statewide expressway and transit authorities, Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Transportation Commission and private sector transportation partners. TEAMFL members discuss statewide issues in an effort to develop high-quality roadway systems in all corners of the state.
For more information about TEAMFL, please visit www.teamfl.org.