AWARDS

Our relentless commitment to quality has been noticed by some of the most respected names in the industry. We've also received numerous praises from residents and local governments in areas affected by our jobs.

EHS Receives 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Award

September 04, 2019

Associated Building Contractors (ABC) of Delaware have awarded EHS with the Diversity and Inclusion Award for 2019. 

"The ABC National Diversity Excellence Awards recognize members that display exemplary diversity leadership in their company, workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices and training and mentoring programs. "  ABC of Delaware, 2019

 

For more information on this award, see below:

 

http://diversity.abc.org/Diversity-Excellence-Awards 
 

EHS is Recipient of 2017 Construction Excellence in Historic Preservation Award

September 29, 2017

EHS was recently awarded the Delaware Contractor's Association Construction Excellence Award for 2017. The award has multiple categories, with EHS taking home the trophy for excellence in historic preservation. The award-winning project was the rehabilitation of Speakman's Covered Bridge, outside of Coatesville PA. Built in the late 1800s, the bridge is on the National Historic Register. As such, as much of the original timber structure was preserved as possible. EHS teamed up with Lancaster County Timber Framing, building a sound modern structure with the facade and architecture of the original bridge. EHS thanks the Delaware Contractor's Association for their continued support of our work. 

2015 Governor's Safety Award

February 03, 2017

EHS is the recipient of  the DCA and Delaware Dept. of Labor's Governor's Safety Award for 2015. This is the second time in three years that EHS has been recognized for this award.

2015 Workplace Health and Safety Award

February 03, 2017

The Insurance Commisioner of The State of Delaware recently commended EHS for 10 years of participation in the Workplace Health and Safety Incentive Program. EHS is committed to providing a safe working environment for all employees.

2014 ASHE Project of the Year Under 2 Million

February 03, 2017

The American Society of Highway Engineers awarded EHS and its project partner, the Delaware River and Bay Authority, The 2014 Project of the Year Under 2 Million for the completion of the Magazine Ditch Floodgate Replacement. Magazine Ditch encompasses a large drainage area and acts as the primary storm water discharge path for the DRBA’s bridge facility and Route 9 & I-295 interchange. This project was completed under difficult tidal conditions at the outlet of Magazine Ditch into the Delaware River. The job could only be completed during low tide, with a west wind and with no rain having occurred in the previous days. Our crews worked at the times when the conditions were suitable whether it be day or night, weekend or weeknight.

2014 Construction Excellence Award

February 03, 2017

Eastern Highway Specialists was recently awarded the 2014 Construction Excellence Award for the work completed on the Augustine Cutoff Bridge over the Brandywine River in Wilmington, DE. The project included repairs to the critical pin and hanger systems that support the bridge, almost all of the supporting steel, and an overlay of the entire deck. EHS' commitment to teamwork, quality, and efficiency led to completion of the project on time and $236,000 under DelDOT's original project budget.

2014 Maryland Quality Initiative Award

February 03, 2017

Eastern Highway Specialists was recently awarded the Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) 2014 Award of Excellence for our I-895 K-Truss Overlay and Bridge repair project in Baltimore, MD. This "quality" award also recognized the difficult timeline in which this project was accomplished. Work on this bridge continued for 24 hours a day for eight weeks. The result was a quality project completed with the minimum disruption to the traveling public. See the Signature Projects tabs for more information and photos of the project.

2012 ASHE Project of the Year Award

January 01, 2020

EHS was given the 2012 Project of the Year Award for the replacement of the Washington St. Bridge in Milford, DE. The Award is administered by the Delaware Chapter of the Association for Highway Engineers. 

2010 Construction Excellence Award

February 03, 2017

EHS was awarded the DCA's Construction Excellence Award in 2010 for the refurbishment of bridge 1 and 1A over the Brandywine River in Wilmington, DE. The award is a joint effort of the DCA and the state of Delaware, and recognizes quality and integrity in heavy civil contracting work. 

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