2018 Public Works Project of the Year -Transportation-$5-25 Million, APWA - Arizona Chapter

The APWA Public Works Project of the Year was established to promote excellence in the management and administration of public works projects by recognizing the alliance between the managing agency, the consultant/architect/engineer, and the contractor who, working together, complete public works projects. Public works projects may be nominated in four cost divisions and five categories plus in five different categories for Small Cities/Rural Communities.  There is also a Sustainability Practices Award given to Projects or Program/Agencies.  The Chapter then nominates ALL projects submitted for the APWA National Awards Program.

Arizona Chapter of APWA awarded Standard Construction Company, Inc. for the Alma School/ Chandler Blvd. Intersection project as this year's recipient of the 2018 Public Works Project of the Year Transportation-$5-25 Million Award.

The Chandler Boulevard/Alma School Road intersection project is located in the City of Chandler in Maricopa County. Work under this contract includes: widening Chandler Boulevard to accommodate a second left turn lane, a separate right turn lane and a bus lane; the improvements also consist of widening Alma School Road to accommodate a third travel lane, a second left turn lane and a separate right turn lane. The work includes subgrade preparation, grading, furnishing and placing aggregate sub-base, asphaltic concrete and Portland cement concrete paving, curb and gutter, sidewalk, drainage improvements, signals, signal interconnect, signing, striping, lighting, landscaping, landscape irrigation, SRP irrigation, water main replacement, sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation, erosion control, private irrigation relocations, private utility coordination and other related work.

Community Events

Southwest Valley Awards Gala

June 15, 2018


The most prestigious awards ceremony, affectionately called "The Swaggies," includes an elegant dinner, a fun-filled cocktail hour, and the luxury of Wigwam Arizona. Over three hundred business owners and managers, elected and community leaders, and other professionals attend The Swaggies making it one of the largest events in the area.

22nd Annual Avondale Cup Golf Tournament

November 3, 2017.  Standard Construction Company, Inc. was a sponsor for the Avondale Cup Golf Tournament, which benefited the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Tri-City West/Thornwood Branch.

ABA-AGC Apprenticeship Program

June 15, 2017.  Hats off to Standard Construction’s employee, Victor Almendariz, for graduating from the ABA-AGC Apprenticeship Program as a Heavy Equipment Operator.  The program included both on-the-job training and classroom training over several years.  Congratulations Victor!

Autism Speaks Walk

October 23, 2016. Standard Construction sponsored a team for the Autism Speaks Walk at Tempe Beach Park.  Our team of 70 included Standard Construction employees and participants from other local businesses that worked together to raise money for autism research.

Team Building Event at Goodyear Ballpark