James W. Fowler Co. to Receive Microtunneling Achievement Award for Project Excellence

James W. Fowler Co. Receives Microtunneling Achievement Award

The family-run company is led by (from left) John Fowler, Jim Fowler and Mark Weisensee.

James W. Fowler Co., a diversified general contractor and a pioneer in the microtunneling market, is the recipient of the 2014 Microtunneling Achievement Award for Project Excellence. The awards were established by Tim Coss, Microtunneling Inc., and Levent Ozdemir, Ozdemir Engineering, organizers of the Microtunneling Short Course, to recognize leading individuals or companies who have made a lasting impact on the field. James W. Fowler Co. will be officially recognized at the Short Course banquet the evening of Feb. 13, 2014. The course will be held Feb. 11-13 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo.

James W. Fowler Co. has had several notable and grounding-breaking projects in the last several years, including the pioneering the use of cutter soil mixing for shaft walls on the Balch Consolidation Conduit project in Portland, Ore.; the first use of the Herrenknecht vertical shaft sinking machine in Seattle; and most recently the completion of North America’s longest compound-curve mircotunnel in Santa Ana, Calif.

Past winners of the award include: Northwest Boring; Franco Coluccio, Frank Coluccio Construction Co.; Glenn Boyce, Jacobs Associates; Stefan Trumpi-Althaus, Jackcontrol Inc.; Matt Roberts, Kiewit; Dennis Molvik, Northwest Boring; Rick Turkopp, Hobas; Gary Huber, Permalok; James Kwong, Yogi Kwong Engineers; and James W. Fowler Co.

For more information on the Mirotunneling Short Course, visit: www.csmspace.com.

A full profile of the James W. Fowler Co. can be found here.


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