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2012 News

December 2012
RDR Teams With Toys for Tots to Bring a Message of Hope to Local Children in Need

The “Fill The Loader” campaign was started by Senior Project Manager Dave Moyar in 2010, the first year of The Western Wake Freeway Project.

December 2012
Walsh Begins Construction on New AfterCare Apartments

A special message from our friends at Mercy Home…

November 2012
Walsh Chosen as Preferred Bidder for Ohio River Bridges

The $2.6 billion Ohio River Bridges project is one of the largest transportation undertakings in the country.

November 2012
Fort Benning Gateway Honors U.S. Army Men and Women

The Fort Benning Gateway in Columbus, Ga., was designed to honor the men and women serving at one of the largest military facilities in the nation.

November 2012
Delivering State-of-the-Art on Schedule

The new TARDEC Ground Systems Power and Energy Lab will allow the U.S. Army to research, develop and test the next generation of military ground vehicle systems.

October 2012
Veterans Memorial Bridge: Update

As it's constructed, Veterans Memorial Bridge becomes part of the environment

October 2012
Archer Western Manatee Spotters?

All kinds of wildlife parade past manatee spotter for Palm City bridge project.

September 2012
Massive Railroad Truss Rolls Into Place

Ultimately, eight years of planning all came down to eight hours and about 700 feet — the distance traveled by a nearly 400-ft-long, 4.3-million-lb railroad truss on four self-propelled modular transporters, or SPMTs, during the last Saturday of August in Chicago.

September 2012
Hanging on to History

Two hangar-related projects at historic military sites illustrate varied approaches to managing cultural assets

August 2012
Steve DelGrosso Discusses Archer Western's $90M Memorial Bridge Project

DelGrosso is heading up a team of hundreds of workers from Archer Western and at least five major subcontractors, and he is responsible for ensuring the $90 million bridge is done on time and on budget.

August 2012
Walsh Construction Company Canada Welcomes General Manager Craig Lesurf

In this new role Mr. Lesurf will be responsible for growing and managing the operations of Walsh Construction Company Canada, with a focus on client and subcontractor management.

August 2012
South Shore Line Bridge in Final Phases

A 2,350-ton blue truss bridge was slid into place over Torrence Avenue in Hegewisch, which will soon replace one of the oldest bridges on the South Shore line.

August 2012
Walsh Teams Up With Animal Planet for the Hit Series Tanked!

Watch our Walsh Team as they help install a massive 3700 gallon tank over a second floor staircase at the Weldbend office buildout project, located in Summit, Illinois.

August 2012
Mother Nature Won't Stop Archer Western's Bridge Project in Atchison, Kansas

Mother Nature is always a factor when it comes to construction, but Archer Western did not let her get in the way of rebuilding the new Amelia Earhart Bridge.

July 2012
Archer Western Contractors Complete Historic Columbus Drive Bridge Repairs

Even with some "bumps in the road" the project still came in under budget at $8.75 million

July 2012
Walsh-Alberici Selected to Build New Daniel Boone Bridge

The $125 million Joint Venture project will build a new I-64 bridge over the Missouri River to replace the deteriorated bridge built in 1935.

June 2012
The Legacy At Millennium Park Wins 2012 ULI Vision Award

The Legacy at Millennium Park: honored for innovation, best practices and “contributing to the growth of vibrant communities.”

June 2012
New Inner Belt Bridge Gets a Girder That's Bigger Than BIG

The notched girder, known as a knuckle, will be the largest among hundreds of pieces of steel to go up over the next year, as the superstructure of the new I-90 span takes shape.

June 2012
From Abandon Chicago Warehouse to LEED Platinum Status

Walsh Converts Warehouse to Create LEED Platinum Headquarter Expansion

May 2012
Next Stop Norway: Walsh Breaks Ground in Oslo

On Monday May 14th, Ambassador Barry White broke ground on the new Embassy building at Huseby in Oslo. Mayor of Oslo Fabian Stang joined the Ambassador in grabbing a shovel to mark this important milestone in the long process of building a new U.S. embassy.

May 2012
Walsh Goes Global: The New American Embassy at Oslo, Norway

On September 27, 2011, Walsh Global, LLC was awarded our first overseas embassy project, The New American Embassy at Oslo, Norway.

March 2012
Walsh Headquarters is LEED Platinum

The New Walsh Headquarters Expansion is LEED Platinum Certified with the 6th highest LEED points facility in the country and the highest points in Illinois to date.

March 2012
Archer Western to Begin Hospital Project

Construction of the new Broughton Hospital will begin in April and is expected to finish in 2014.

March 2012
Illinois Guard and Reserve members nominate Walsh Construction Chicago for highest honor

The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense’s highest recognition for employers supporting members of the Guard and Reserve. Up to 15 recipients will be announced this summer and honored in Washington, D.C. on September 20 at the 17th annual Freedom Award Ceremony.

February 2012
Rebuilding After Hurricane Katrina

Archer Western and McDonnel Group teamed up to build the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office Inmate Processing Facility. This 433,000 SF facility will accommodate 1,400 inmates and include an Intake Processing Center and an administrative building for the Sheriff and staff. The new structure replaces several Sheriff’s Office buildings that were damaged during Hurricane Katrina.

February 2012
Self-Climbing System Used for First Time in U.S.

Walsh Group Uses Self-Climbing System for First Time in the U.S.

February 2012
Legacy at Millennium Park Wins Gold Award

Luxury Condominiums in Chicago at The Legacy at Millennium Park Win Gold Award in the Best in American Living Awards Program

January 2012
Don Gillis Named New President of Heavy Civil

The Walsh Group promotes Don Gillis to President of the Heavy Civil Group.



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