Less money and early completion help win award.

Goodkind & O’Dea, Rutherford, N.J., recently accepted a National Design-Build Award for Best Civil Project over $15 million from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (owner) and Schiavone Construction Company, Inc. (contractor). The award was presented at the 8th annual Professional Design-Build Conference.

The $64 million Hightstown Bypass was the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s first design-build project. It cost $10 million less than the original estimate and was completed two years ahead of schedule.