Nine Decades of Innovation and Experience

Construction Awards - Lawrence Construction

Lawrence Construction is proud of achieving numerous construction awards throughout our nine decades in business. Our commitment to Safety, innovation, craftsmanship, quality production and successful partnering has been consistently recognized throughout the construction industry as the trademark of Lawrence Construction.

In addition to construction awards, Lawrence Construction is also frequently recognized by clients for our outstanding dedication to quality. Lawrence Construction Company was recently recognized by Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold for its exemplary MSHA safety record and commitment to project management excellence while under contract at FMI’s Bagdad, Arizona, mining operations.

The construction awards received by Lawrence Construction are a reflection of our long history of successfully completing projects that exceed expectations. We are proud of the recognition we have received for excellence on a statewide and national level, as well as awards from numerous industry organizations.  Please contact us for more information.

Construction awards recognizing excellence in Lawrence Construction projects include:


Innovation, craftsmanship, quality production and successful partnering are Lawrence Construction trademarks of the industry, resulting in numerous awards for over 25 years.

ENR Best 2012 Projects

Colorado Best Safety Project

Freeport-McMoran Bagdad Mine, Bagdad, Arizona

2011 “Risk Evaluation and Avoidance through Contractor Health and Safety” Award.

American Concrete Institute, Rocky Mountain Chapter Awards of Merit or Excellence

  • 2004 – I-25 Trinidad Bridge Rail
  • 1996 – Main Street Viaduct, Pueblo, CO
  • 1995 – I-76-Buckley Road Highway Grade Separation, CDOT
  • 1991 – Railroad Avenue Bridge, City of Trinidad, CO
  • 1989 – C-470 and Morrison Road Interchange, CDOT

American Council of Engineering Companies in Colorado Award

  • 2004 – Mitchell Gulch Bridge project, Engineering Excellence Award (in association with Wilson & Company)

American Institute of Steel Construction

  • 2005 – Red Cliff Bridge, Prize Bridge Award in recognition of outstanding design in structural steel, Reconstructed Category

American Public Works Association "Contractor of the Year" or "Project of the Year"

  • 1998 – Colorado Avenue Viaduct & Monument Creek Bridge Replacement, Colorado Springs, Greater than $10 Million category
  • 1996 –  96th Avenue-US 36 Interchange (SH 36 at Flatirons Crossing), City of Broomfield, CO
  • 1990 –  Santa Fe & Dartmouth and Santa Fe & Hampden Railroad Separation, CDOT
  • 1987 –  Garden of the Gods Railroad Separation, City of Colorado Springs, CO
  • 1983 –  West 92nd Avenue-US 36 Highway Overpass, City of Westminster, CO

American Public Works Association (APWA) Chapter Awards

  • 2009 – Drainage and Flood Control / Large Community – Nominated by the City and County of Denver Urban Drainage and Flood Control District and awarded by the APWA to Lawrence Construction Company for the South Platte River, Globeville and North Areas Project
  • 2009 – Streets & Traffic Engineering / Operations / Maintenance / Large Community –  Nominated by the City of Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority and awarded by the APWA to Lawrence Construction Company for the Austin Bluffs at Union Boulevard Interchange Improvements

CDOT/CCA Project Management Awards

  • 2011 – Trinidad Viaduct Reconstruction
  • 2006 – US 40 Berthoud Pass Final Phase, Region 1, Greater than $5 Million category
  • 2005 – I-25 Nevada and Tejon, Colorado Springs, Region 1, Greater than $5 Million
  • 2005 – Bridge at Ignacio, Region 5, Between $2-$5 Million category
  • 2003 – US 285 Phase 5 Southwest of Denver, Region 1, Greater than $5 Million
  • 2003 – I-25 Bridge Project near Colorado City, Region 1, Less than $2 Million category

Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Mangers 

  • "Colorado’s Best of 2012 Honor Award for Outstanding Achievement.” - South Platter Project

Colorado Contractors Association Awards

      2013 Colorado Contractor of the Year award
      2013 - Zero Incident Rate, Safety   
  • 2012- Most Improved, Safety
  • 2012 - Zero Incident Rate, Safety
  • 2009 – Zero Incident Rate, Safety
  • 2008 – Zero Incident Rate, Safety
  • 2006 – Environmental Excellence
  • 2006 – Zero Incidence Rate, Safety
  • 2005 – 75% Below the Average Incident Rate
  • 2004 – 25% Below the Average Incident Rate
  • 2003 – Zero Incidence Rate, Safety
  • 2002 – Zero Incidence Rate, Safety
  • 1998 – Zero Incidence Rate, Safety

Colorado Stormwater Excellence Program

  • 2008 Award of Excellence
  • 2006 Award of Merit

Federal Highway Administration Environmental Excellence Award

  • 1999 – Lafayette Bypass, Excellence in Noise Abatement

National Bridge Alliance Award

  • 2005 – Red Cliff Bridge, Reconstruction Category

National Design-Build Awards Competition

  • 2008 – National Design Build Award for Transportation Under $50 Million – I-70 / E-470 Flyby Interchange Complex

National Partnership for Highway Quality Award

  • 2004 – Mitchell Gulch Bridge project, Bronze "Making a Difference" Award in the "Breaking the Mold" category for ground-breaking innovations

Precast / Prestressed Concrete Institute Award

  • 2008 – Co-Winner for Excellence in Architectural and Engineering Design / Best Bridges with Main Span from 75 to 150 Feet Long – Richmond Hill Bridge

Roderick L. Downing Award for Significant Contributions to Transportation in Colorado

  • 2000 – Earl Lawrence, Lawrence Construction

2009 Issue 1 of 9 – Colorado Public Works Journal, 23rd Annual Awards, Lawrence Construction Company nominated by Douglas County, Engineering Department & CDOT for Environmental Design / Maintenance / Operations at I-25 Widening & Frontage Road and nominated by the City of Colorado Springs & PPRTA for Engineering / Construction Management at Cimarron Street Bridge

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Lawrence Construction Projects

I-25 Railroad Overpass, Castle Rock, CO

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Searle Gulch Reclamation

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Bronco Bridge (I-25 over 17th Avenue)

Bronco Bridge is a Value Engineered Construction Project which involved the Partnering of CDOT, Summit Engineering and Lawrence. more...


Member of the AGC Member of the CCA