Project Awards

AGC / AON Build America Award Winner

ENVIRONMENTAL RENOVATION (2011): Savage Rapids Dam Project
BEST NEW HIGHWAY (2010): OR 38: Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek

The Alliant Build America awards honor AGC members who build the nation’s most impressive construction projects ranging across the building, highway and transportation, municipal and utilities, and federal and heavy divisions. Alliant Build America winners excel in the areas of:

  • state-of-the-art advancement
  • project management
  • innovation in construction techniques or materials
  • safety record
  • client service
  • community relations
  • environmental sensitivity

In the words of AGC’s Past President J. Doug Pruitt, these projects, with their vision, scope and grandeur literally dare to challenge, dare to change. Chosen by you, the contractors, recipients of the Build America Awards have demonstrated the very best when it comes to building a better America and improving our quality of life.

DJC Top Projects

1st place in Public Buildings: $50 million and up (2012):
Tri-City Water Pollution Control Plant Phase 1

3rd Place in Public Works/Infrastructure/Transportation: $15-50 million (2010):
Mt. Tabor/Washington Park Interim Security and Deferred Maintenance Project

1st Place in Public Works/Infrastructure/Transportation: over $15 million (2009):
OR 38 Elk Creek to Hardscrabble Creek Design-Build project

2nd Place in Public Works/Infrastructure/Transportation: $5-15 million (2009):
Row River Water Treatment Plant

Finalist in Public Works/Infrastructure/Transportation: over $15 million (2009):
Spencer Creek Bridge

Ranked #6 out of 110 (2007):
Willow Lake WPCF Headworks and Primary Treatment Improvements

Ranked #25 out of 110 projects (2007):
Savage Rapids Dam Removal and Replacement Pumping Plant

DJC Top Projects is a representation of Oregon’s and SW Washington’s most elite commercial constructed and designed projects of the year. The event features the most regarded and respected projects and design professionals in the entire NW region.

Oregon Business’s 100 Best Companies

No. 1 medium company: Slayden Construction


When Todd Woodley and Greg Huston took over Slayden Construction in 2002, they inherited a solid family business with a strong record of placing power in the hands of employees.

“Whatever you felt you could do, the company supported you,” says Woodley, who worked as an engineer and project manager for Slayden for 11 years before becoming president. “If you wanted to take on a $10 million job and you had never done anything like that before, the attitude was always, ‘go for it.’”  :: READ MORE ::

Oregon Business’s 100 Best Green Companies

Based on its widely recognized 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project, the 100 Best Green Companies are determined by an anonymous employee survey and an independent assessment of the employers’ sustainability practices.

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Our Commitment to Safety

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