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Design-Build Pushing Road Work In Florida

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Pages 2-4

Ranger’s I-595, Turnpike, I-95 & Other D-B Contracts Exceed $220 Million Also In This Issue: A Word From Leo Vecellio, Jr.....................................................2 Energy Companies Generating Site Work For V&G....................5 Sharpe Leads Joint Project With Vecellio & Grogan................5 Safety Awards Recognize Supervisors For “Job #1”................ 6-9 High-Quality Construction & Materials

Advanced Energy Services & Products

Vecellio Companies Honored By Safety Council of Palm Beach..........9 South Florida Materials Now Accepting Asphalt By Railcar........10 White Rock Ramps Up To Supply Massive Runway Project.........11 Ranger Construction Earns ‘Excellence In Paving’ Award....12


Design-Build Pushes Road Work Ranger In A Leading Role With More Than $220 Million Underway

Photos by Carl Thiemann

Above: Dozer Operator Adam Rutledge works on Ranger’s design-build widening job on I-95 in St. Lucie County. Left: A Ranger crew laying asphalt on a designbuild Turnpike project near I-595 includes Foreman Tony Leal, Lazaro Obando, Bert Flowers and Roller Operator Eddie Valentine. ON THE COVER: Among the many Ranger workers on a major design-build I-595 expansion project in Broward County are Grader Operator Jacquelin Guerrier, Loader Operator Dufrenne Dues, and Roller Operator Dominique Simon (with shovel).

Contractor’s Expertise Adds Major Value To Design-Build Partnerships

on transportation construction In the face of smaller budgets, transportation officials are projects. This knowledge and expeturning more frequently to the design-build delivery method. rience add tremendous value It’s an alternative way of getto design-build partnerships, ting an infrastructure improveboth during the proposal phase and later during construction. ment, especially on new construction or large rehabilitation Our dedicated teams stay involved throughout the projects. This method is someLeo A. Vecellio, Jr. times quicker than the tradidesign process to optimize tional design-bid-build, but not Vecellio Group, Inc. constructability and minimize President, Chairman potential conflicts. always cheaper. and CEO If unexpected jobsite conA key factor in the success of this arrangement is the team that is ditions arise, such as unsuitable soil or assembled and the cost-saving ability of pre-existing utilities, our teams find the most efficient and economical way to the design-build team. Ranger Construction, Vecellio & overcome the difficulty and keep the projGrogan, and Sharpe Bros. have decades ect moving ahead. of proven experience finding cost-efThe results speak for themselves: fective solutions for the wide range of what we bring to the table is the proven difficult conditions often encountered experience of a successful project partner. 2

As design-build continues to gain ground in Florida, Ranger Construction has secured more than $220 million in D-B road work as either the prime contractor or a major sub, underscoring the company’s prominent role in the streamlined delivery method. Unlike bidding and building to a finished set of plans, design-build calls for teams to propose the most cost-effective way to best achieve a particular result, guided by a budget estimate. Projects are awarded based on a point system weighted for technical factors, not strictly by lowest bid, and the selected team produces the finished plans as part of the work process. Having a well-qualified construction partner makes a big difference in the success of both the proposal and the project itself. “We understand what’s necessary to put together an effective team of constructors and designers,” said Ranger Executive V.P. Bob Schafer. “We actively participate in the design-build process with our Engineer/ Designers and know how to get the

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most cost-effective design that is buildable in the least amount of time.” Ranger’s extensive insight benefits the traveling public, as well. “As a roadway contractor we are able to lend technical expertise to the most pressing issues, such as the safe maintenance of traffic for the duration of the project,” said Ranger V.P. Ponch Frank. “This is one of the most important concerns on any project.” Ranger is the prime contractor upgrading the I-4 interchange at SR-46 in Seminole County and widening nearly nine

Above: A Ranger asphalt paving crew works on nearby Turnpike lanes as part of a major designbuild expansion of I-595 in Broward County. Ranger is a subcontractor to Dragados USA on the project. Right: Tom Lockridge signs delivery tickets as Ranger dump trucks bring in material on an I-95 design-build widening project in St. Lucie County.

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Left: Ranger Grader Operator Bruce Thurman attaches a GPS device to the equipment on an I-595 design-build expansion project in Broward County.

Photos by Carl Thiemann

Below: Roller Operator Laura Wicai compacts road base material on Ranger’s I-95 widening project in St. Lucie County, as a Ranger dump truck goes by in the travel lanes to get another load of material.

I-595 Expansion — Segment D * Location: Broward County, Florida * Value: $47.5 Million Subcontract (including change orders) * Owner: FDOT PublicPrivate Partnership with I-595 Express * Scope: Ranger Construction is a subcontractor to Dragados USA, providing road construction services on about 2.5 miles of a 10.5-mile, $1.2 Billion expansion of I-595. Ranger’s contract covers Segment D, 2.5 miles of roadway connecting I-595 with Florida’s Turnpike, US-441/SR-7, and I-95. * Start: 2010 * Completion: 2013

I-595 Expansion — Turnpike Lanes * Location: Broward County, Florida * Value: $39.6 Million Subcontract (including change orders) * Owner: FDOT PublicPrivate Partnership with I-595 Express * Scope: Ranger Construction is a subcontractor to Dragados USA on a major expansion of I-595 and nearby Turnpike lanes in Broward County, Florida. Ranger is milling, resurfacing and reconfiguring 1.5 miles of Florida’s Turnpike where it adjoins I-595 as part of the overall improvement project. * Start: 2011 * Completion: 2013

I-95 Widening * Location: St. Lucie County, Florida * Value: $78.3 Million * Owner: FDOT * Scope: Widening & Resurfacing 8.7 miles of I-95 from SR 70 (Okeechobee Rd.) to S. of SR-614 (Indrio Rd.) in northern St. Lucie County. Project includes bridge widening, drainage, lighting, signage and landscaping. Ranger is the prime contractor, while other design-build team members include engineering firms Wantman Group and Atkins (formerly PBS&J), and

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bridge subcontractor Cone & Graham. * Start: 2011 * Completion: 2014 I-4 Interchange at SR-46 * Location: Seminole County, Florida * Value: $25.85 Million * Owner: FDOT * Scope: Design-build partnership with Horizon Engineering Group and Leware Construction to upgrade the I-4 interchange at SR-46 in Seminole County, Florida, near Sanford. * Start: 2011 * Completion: Jan. 2013 3


Above: Margarita Quirino and Christine Crowell mark the road base for grading on Ranger’s design-build I-4 interchange improvement at SR-46 in Seminole County. Left: A pipe crew installs storm drainage on Ranger’s I-4 interchange project at SR-46. Crew members include Foreman Pat Monroe, Hoe Operator Ira Wilson, and near the structure, Eliu Vasquez and Jorge Barragan.

Ranger Proving Its Worth As Design-Build Partner (Continued from previous page)

Photos by Carl Thiemann

miles of I-95 in St. Lucie County. As a subcontractor to Dragados USA, Ranger is building and paving a new section of I-595 and reconfiguring nearby Turnpike lanes as part of a major expansion of I-595 in Broward County. Ranger is also paving I-95 Express lanes in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, among several other large D-B jobs. Ranger has partnered or worked closely on projects with designers Wantman Group, Atkins, BCC, C3TS, Inwood, Boyer-Single-

ton, AECOM, DRMP, and RS&H; as well as with contractors Leware Construction Company, Cone & Graham, and GLF.

V&G and Sharpe Also Provide Expertise Adding value to complex work such as design-build is not the exclusive realm of Ranger Construction, of course. Vecellio & Grogan and Sharpe Bros. also have decades of experience as proven and trusted construction partners. In fact, several of V&G’s current site development jobs are design-build. (See page 5.) Middle Left: Asphalt workers on a designbuild Turnpike improvement project near I-595 include Paver Operator Fernando Gonzalez, Orlando Paniagua, Screed Operator Gabriel Delgado and Roller Operator Orlando Miranda. Bottom Left: A Ranger Grader Operator prepares the way for a concrete curb crew working on the I-595 design-build project in Broward County. Below: Loader Operator Victor Gamez works near a bridge abutment on Ranger’s design-build I-95 widening project in St. Lucie County.

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Energy Companies Generating Site Work For V&G Road construction in the midAtlantic states is more valley than peak these days due to funding limitations, but energy-related site work has continued heading upward for Vecellio & Grogan, with several recent projects involving design-build work. Coal mining and natural gas operations have hired V&G to prepare new sites, improve existing sites, and reclaim old ones. One design-build contract calls on V&G to build a retaining wall and concrete pad for Central Appalachian Mine, a coal mining operation in Matewan, WV. Two other D-B jobs involve stabilizing natural gas drilling sites, originally developed by other contractors, that had begun to fail or slide. The work is for

Chesapeake Energy, a substantial leaseholder in the Marcellus Shale region. The sites are located in the ridgelines of northern WV and require the type of specialized attention V&G can provide with its many years of experience working in mountainous terrain. V&G is also developing new drilling pads, ranging from 100,000 to 200,000 sq. ft. in area, and water impoundment ponds up to five million gallons in capacity, for Chesapeake sites in Greene County, PA, and Ohio County, WV. Other V&G site work includes reclaiming a surface mine in Rupert, WV, for Greenbrier Smokeless Coal Mining, and removing 500,000 cu. yds. of overburden for Boxley Aggregates at a quarry in Beckley, WV.

Photo by Matt Farley

Several Projects Are Design-Build

Vecellio & Grogan is building a retaining wall for Central Appalachian Mine under a design-build contract.

Sharpe Takes Lead On Joint Project With Vecellio & Grogan Construction started earlier this year and is expected to take 18 months. In other work, Sharpe is finishing improvements on a section of US-220 in Randoph County to bring the roadway up to Interstate standards for future designation as part of I-73/I-74.

Photo by John Riley, Jr.

Although Sharpe Bros. is actually a division of Vecellio & Grogan, the tables are turned on a new road construction project in High Point, NC, with V&G working for Sharpe. Sharpe bid as the prime contractor to widen and extend Hartley Drive in northeast Davidson County. The $9.1 million contract covers the new construction of about a mile of four-lane divided highway. It also includes a bridge, and Sharpe didn’t have to look far for the ideal heavy/highway and bridge building partner. V&G will construct a three-span, 254-ft.-long bridge crossing a stream and low-lying wooded area near the Hartley Drive YMCA. Other structure work includes building a 300-ft.-long sound barrier wall and a 275-ft.-long soldier pile retaining wall. In addition to the new roadway, the contract calls for intersection and turning lane improvements where it ties in, installation of a new water line, and relocation of existing sewer lines. The Hartley Drive extension is a key addition to High Point’s transportation network, providing an alternative to Westover Drive and improving traffic flow between the city’s northern and southern sections. The improvements have been anticipated for years. A bond referendum was approved by voters in 2004, followed by engineering work, land acquisitions, and a stringent regulatory approval and permitting process.

Erosion control measures and traffic barricades are in place in the early stages of Sharpe Bros. and V&G’s Hartley Drive Extension project.

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Congratulations to the Recipients of our Annual Supervisor Safety Awards!

Photos by Rick Boardman

Ranger Construction (West Palm Beach & Miami Operations)

Top-Level Awards: Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety Mark Ligon, left, congratulates Ricky Angel, Raymond James, Randy Scarberry, Pat Kirrman, Wayne Bolin and Juan Bravo.

Keeping our crews and work areas safe is the most important job our team leaders do. It requires attention throughout each work shift, day or night, with regular training sessions and safety meetings to maintain peak awareness of “Job #1.” The Vecellio Group is proud to recognize this dedication with safety awards based on multiple safety criteria carefully tracked throughout 2011.

Congratulations To Ranger West Palm For Reaching 1 Year With No Lost-Time Incidents

2nd-Level Awards: Mark Ligon, left, with Jim Bessey, Fred Waugh, Michael Morris, Rusty Dalberg, Eyon Gordon and Ricky Jones.

2nd-Level Awards: Left to right are Mark Ligon, Moe Macallister, Lanorris Smith, Rick Morris, Charles Purvis, Robert Roche and Steve Brown.

2nd-Level Awards: At left is Mark Ligon, with Paul Schwager, Lazaro Valladares, Johnny Hughes, Kenny Durham, Kevin Phillipson and Kenny Newhouse. Not shown is Kenny Hamilton.

3rd-Level Awards: Mark Ligon, left, with Chris Watson, Doug Rosencrans, Abran Cantu, Tony Leal, Jose Treminio, Dan Cooney and Larry Verk.

3rd-Level Awards: Left to right are Mark Ligon, Luis Delgado, Richard Conde, Pedro Torres, Wayne Thames and Ezell German. Not shown is John Parker.

4th-Level Awards: From the left are David Boston, Al Rosales, Richard Morris, Robert Sneed and Dennis Hubbard, with Mark Ligon. Not shown is Jason Klock.

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Photos by Rick Boardman

Ranger Construction (Orlando Operations)

Top-Level Awards: Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety Mark Ligon, right, and Ranger Exec. V.P. Bob Schafer, left, congratulate Joe Johnson, James Olortegui and Terry Overcash.

2nd-Level Awards: Bob Schafer, left, with Charles Geiger, Rufus Robertson, Jimmy Greims, Walt Pierce, Trent Dion and Jim Christie, with Mark Ligon at right.

2nd-Level Awards: Bob Schafer, left, with Pete Scholer, Zach Horton, Pat Monroe, Mike Jensen and Dan Walker, with Mark Ligon, right.

3rd-Level Awards: Bob Schafer, left, with Chris Carpenter, Don Henry, James Abernathy and Scott Dickson, with Mark Ligon at right.

3rd-Level Awards: Bob Schafer, left, with Eddie Martin, Will Nash, Mike Trail and Frank White. At right is Mark Ligon.

4th-Level Award: Bob Schafer, Mike Neal and Mark Ligon.

Safety Phrase Contest for 2012 Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety Mark Ligon, left, presents a 2012 Safety Phrase award to Ranger’s Pat Monroe for his entry “Don’t Be A Fatality, Make Safety A Reality” at a BBQ lunch earlier this year. Runner-up in Ranger’s contest was Wayne Bolin.

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Sharpe Bros.

Congratulations to our Supervisor Safety Award Recipients!

Congratulations To Sharpe For Working Well Over 5 Years With No Lost-Time Incidents

Keeping our crews and work areas safe is the most important job our team leaders do. It requires attention throughout each work shift, day or night, with regular training sessions and safety meetings to maintain peak awareness of “Job #1.” The Vecellio Group is proud to recognize this dedication with awards based on multiple safety criteria carefully tracked throughout 2011.

White Rock Quarries

Photos by Carl Thiemann

Photos by John Riley, Jr.

The safety effort being put in by the management and crews at Sharpe Bros. in Greensboro, NC, has really been paying off. The V&G division has worked without a lost-time incident since 2006. It celebrated reaching five years in 2011 and is striving to reach and celebrate the next milestone of six years in August. “The Sharpe Bros. division is doing a great job upholding our safety-first Top-Level Safety Award: Todd culture,” said Vecellio Group Nelson, left, with Sharpe Bros. V.P. V.P. Michael Vecellio. Ivan Clayton.

2nd-Level Awards: Bill Hill, David Branscome, Tim Bailey, Dale Martin, Tommy Mabe, Isaac Owens and Mike Bishop. Not shown is Gray Clayton, Jr.

Top-Level Awards: Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety Mark Ligon, left, with David Vega, Jose Hernandez, Juan Lermo, Matt Thompson, Hector Barrios, Alfredo Martinez and White Rock Safety Director Tony Diaz. Not shown is Charles “JR” Payne, Jr.

3rd-Level Awards: Allen Westmoreland, Randy Beal, Donald Carter and Todd Owens.

2nd-Level Awards: Steve Truglio, Nate Malone, Nick Rudanovich, Angel Aguero, Steve Harbin and Gary Daniels.

4th-Level Award: David Simmons

Sharpe V.P. Ivan Clayton, right, presents Sean Smith with a 2012 Safety Phrase award for his entry: “SAFETY: We’re All Riding On it!” Runner-up was Rob Williams of V&G. (Photo by John Riley, Jr.)

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Phrase “ Safety Contest ”

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3rd-Level Award: Tony Reyes

Rolayme Fabelo, left, is White Rock Quarries’ 2012 Safety Phrase contest winner with “Chance Takers Are Accident Makers.” At right is WRQ Safety Director Tony Diaz. (Photo by JR Payne)


Vecenergy

Earning 2011 Supervisor Safety Awards for their outstanding efforts at Vecenergy were: Top-Level Award: David Rivera 2nd-Level Awards: Gerardo Almodovar, Marsh Bowles, Thomas Hecker and Adam Rafford.

3rd-Level Award: James “Eric” Walker. David and Marsh work at South Florida Petroleum Services; Gerardo, Thomas and Adam work at South Florida Materials; James works at the Montgomery, AL, terminal.

Congratulations To Vecenergy For Working Over 1 Year With No Lost-Time Incidents

Vecellio & Grogan Earning Supervisor Safety Awards at Vecellio & Grogan for their outstanding safety efforts in 2011 were: TopLevel: Brad Moles, Jim Bower. 2nd-Level: Francisco Torres, Bill

Nelson, Joe Johnson, David Holley, Bob Drylie, Jerry DiLorenzo, Argel Cook, Steve Adkins, Ruben Adkins, Floyd Adkins, Eddy Adkins, Jim Smith, Ron Tilley and Danny Walker. 3rd-Level: Ron Woodford, Clyde Bailey and Ray Adkins.

Group Recognized By Safety Council of Palm Beach Ranger, Vecenergy and Vecellio Management Services Honored

Above: Mark Ligon, center, the Vecellio Group’s V.P. of Safety, accepts an award on behalf of Vecellio Management Services. Presenting the award are John Williams, left, and Harry Lux, right, executive board members of the Safety Council of Palm Beach County.

Recognizing the safety record at South Florida Petroleum Services are, from the left, John Williams, Safety Council; Todd Cannon, Vecenergy COO; David Rivera, Facility Supervisor; Jesse Samano, Facility Safety Supervisor and Person-in-Charge; Glen Moll, Safety Manager; Harry Lux, Safety Council; Marsh Bowles, Facility Manager; Tad Todd, Director Safety, Security & Special Projects; Mark Ligon, Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety; and Jamie Peck, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator.

John Williams, left, and Harry Lux, right, executive board members of the Safety Council of Palm Beach County, give congratulations to (L to R) Mike Scarborough, one of Ranger’s Safety Directors, Ranger Executive V.P. Bob Schafer, and Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety Mark Ligon, in recognition of Ranger’s safety accomplishments.

Photos by Carl Thiemann

At a recent luncheon recognizing outstanding performance in 2011, the Safety Council of Palm Beach County presented “Excellence in Safety” awards to Vecellio Management Services, Ranger Construction Industries, and Vecenergy’s two regional operating units, South Florida Petroleum Services and South Florida Materials Corp.

Recognizing the safety record at South Florida Materials Corp. are, from the left, Todd Cannon, Vecenergy COO; Glen Moll, Safety Manager; Jamie Peck, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator; Tad Todd, Director Safety, Security & Special Projects; Gerardo Almodovar; Safety Council board member Harry Lux; Andrew Hatcher (back); Eddie Palenzuela, Facility Manager; and Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety Mark Ligon.

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Vecenergy Adds Asphalt Railcar Unloading At Port of Palm Beach

Above: Rusty Ewell checks the connection of an asphalt railcar at South Florida Materials in the Port of Palm Beach.

Left: The facility can unload eight asphalt railcars at a time.

Photos by Carl Thiemann

Eight if by land, one if by sea. Eight railcars at a time, that is, able to supply liquid asphalt to South Florida Materials Corp. through newly installed infrastructure at its Port of Palm Beach location. The facility can also pipe in asphalt from a docked tanker ship. South Florida Materials is a unit of Vecenergy, the Group’s energy division. To expand its supply options, Vecenergy made use of an adjacent rail spur, setting up a boiler, pumps, pipelines and hoses to direct steam through coils in the railcars. After a day of heating, the re-liquified product is piped into one of South Florida Materials’ six heated tanks (total capacity 200,000 barrels) for distribution via tanker trucks to the area’s asphalt contractors, where it is used as a binder in pavement mixes. The facility also produces Polymer Modified Asphalt and Asphalt Rubber Binder for specialized mixes, and has a 150,000-barrel diesel terminal.

Above: Jerry Almodovar of South Florida Materials opens a valve on the asphalt pipeline during the unloading process. Right: A technician with the equipment contractor bleeds air out of the lines before the first railcar shipment is unloaded.

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Photos by Carl Thiemann

Above: Using high-capacity Cat 988H front-end loaders, Horatio Cortez adds material to a stockpile while Carlos Vargos quickly and efficiently loads a customer’s truck. Right: Operating an even larger loader, a Cat 992G, Ruben Washington fills a steady procession of Cat 777 and 785 off-road haul trucks bringing shot rock to the processing plant.

White Rock Ramps Up To Supply Massive Runway Project For a supply agreement this huge — 7,000,000 tons of limestone aggregates delivered in just 14 months — a little creative thinking went a long way.

White Rock Quarries and CEMEX USA are two of the country’s largest limestone quarries. However, Ft. LauderdaleHollywood International Airport’s plan to extend Runway 9R-27L almost 3,000 feet as it rises six stories tall required aggregate production levels not seen since the bustling years of last decade, instituted almost immediately.

So the companies teamed up and jointly bid the supply of “the largest embankment fill project I’ve seen in my 30 years in the industry,” said WRQ Executive V.P. Eddie Allsopp. A mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall will support the sides of the elevated runway, which on its eastern end will span multiple tunnels accommodating lanes of US-1 traffic and FEC railroad tracks. White Rock Quarries and CEMEX USA each committed to supply extraor-

dinary quantities within an extremely tight time frame. The joint bid also offered production assurance with a ready back-up by the other quarry, comparable product quality, and delivery by both truck and rail to the job site. Daily shipments are expected to average 30,000 to 35,000 tons.

To fulfill the massive limestone order, WRQ Operations Manager Ronnie VanLandingham, Mine Engineer Attila Szucs, Equipment Manager JR Payne and Sales Manager Rex Nealis helped create the sales and production plan, which includes night shift operations.

Left: Completing another dragline cycle, White Rock’s Marion 8200 adds 105 cu. yds. of shot material to the stockpile. Below: Portable Crusher Operator Gary Moorer monitors the operation from his booth, while Loader Operator Heriberto Hernando adds material to the hopper.

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Ranger’s A1A Resurfacing Project Earns ‘Excellence In Paving’ Award

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Vecellio & Grogan, Inc.

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2251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV 25801 P.O. Box 2438, Beckley, WV 25802-2438 Phone: (304) 252-6575 • Fax: (304) 252-4131

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Ranger Construction received an “Excellence in Paving” Award from the Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida for its high-quality work resurfacing 5.47 miles of A1A in Indian River County in 2011. The scope of work included milling and resurfacing, landscaping and drainage, with a contract price of about $1.6 million. Project limits were from the St. Lucie County/Indian River County line to just north of Coquina Lane. The award recognizes the outstanding performance of the milling and paving crews, resulting in an exceptional surface on the completed roadway. Everyone who worked on the project is to be congratulated. Other Ranger personnel recognized for their roles in earning the award were Project Manager Greg Reilly, Plant Foreman Johnny Hughes, Road Foreman Rufus Robertson, Quality Control Manager Dan Cooney, Plant QC Tech Mike WoodRanger’s award-winning A1A resurfacing job ard; and Roadway QC Tech Renato Reis. in Indian River County, FL.

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Vecenergy

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Main Office 1600 SE 17th St. Causeway #400, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 P.O. Box 461119, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33346 Phone: (954) 467-9774 • Fax: (954) 463-0546

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Alabama — Montgomery Terminal 200 Hunter Loop Road, Montgomery, AL 36108 Phone: (334) 265-7071 • Fax: (334) 265-7072

Florida — Port of Palm Beach Terminal (South Florida Materials Corp.) 300 Middle Rd., Port of Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 Phone: (561) 844-5153 • Fax: (561) 848-5660

Georgia — Macon Terminal 2476 Allen Road, Macon, GA 31216 Phone: (478) 788-5511 • Fax: (478) 781-6626

Editor-in-Chief: Leo A. Vecellio, Jr., President, Chairman and CEO Editor: Carl Thiemann, Communications Director Thank you to everyone who helped with this issue! Please e-mail comments or suggestions to: Carl.Thiemann@VecellioGroup.com Entire contents © Copyright 2012, Vecellio Group, Inc. All rights reserved. The Vecellio Group’s print and online communications are the recipients of numerous awards and recognitions.

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