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Think safe, dig second

April marks National Safe Digging Month. Nationally recognized and in its eighth celebration, the tradition serves to provide awareness about the dangers of unplanned digging. According to 811 and the federally-mandated “Call Before You Dig” campaign, every six minutes an underground utility line is damaged.   No matter how small or large the project, homeowner […]

KUB upgrade faced critical shutdown

In seven short hours, Garney completed an overnight shutdown in the heart of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. Garney employee-owners worked in conjunction with Knoxville Utilities Board to plan and execute the vital shutdown.   The 48-inch valve cut-in demanded many weeks of planning and organization to ensure the cut could be executed within the short time […]

Garney wins NUCA Project Excellence Award

Recognized by the Texas Chapter of the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA), Garney received the 2014 Project Excellence Award for our delivery of Section 15-1 of the Integrated Pipeline (IPL) project. Developed by Tarrant Regional Water District and Dallas Water Utilities, the first segment of the 150-mile pipeline project will provide roughly 350 MGD of […]

Southern Delivery System achieves major milestone

Colorado Springs and its neighboring communities will soon reap the benefits of the Southern Delivery System. Garney is proud to be involved in this historic project which includes 50 miles of pipelines, three pump stations and a water treatment plant. The $841 million system for Colorado Springs Utilities will deliver water from the Pueblo Reservoir […]

Jay McQuillen joins Garney team

Jay McQuillen Jr., P.E., has joined Garney Construction to lead two new initiatives for the company. The first endeavor will be leading Garney Federal, a new business unit that broadens Garney’s client base in the federal market throughout the United States. In addition, Jay will be expanding Garney’s heavy civil construction operations in the Western […]

Design-Build in the nuclear world

The nuclear world is facing ever-evolving standards and protocols. These stringent regulations often present challenges for nuclear plants and operators. Alternate project delivery methods, particularly design-build, are becoming prevalent in the power industry. These methods combat many of the trials and tribulations that delay design and construction during critical junctures throughout the life of a […]

Florida Design-Build Award for CSU WWTP

The Central Sumter Utility (CSU) Wastewater Treatment Facility serves more than 21,000 citizens and 500 commercial connections in The Villages community in Sumter County, Florida. Garney worked in collaboration with design partner, Booth, Ern, Straughan & Hiott, Inc. (BESH), as a design-build team to deliver upgrades to the facility in 16 short months. Through this […]

Garney lands first project in California

Operations are full-speed ahead in California with the recent award of Garney’s first project in the Golden State. In November, Garney announced its new office location in Livermore, California, roughly 45 miles east of San Francisco.   The project for Lennar Homes of California, Inc., will provide nearly 20,000 linear feet of water and sewer […]

Garney provides “real time” bid day for students

Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney received a hands-on experience to bid a treatment plant. On November 7, 2014, Garney employee-owners conducted a bid day for undergraduates in the Construction Management program. Students were presented with a former bid, previously bid by Garney’s Central Plant Group.   Garney provided drawings and an outline […]