Tallahassee, FL – December, 2011 – JD James, Inc. d/b/a Nature Bridges www.naturebridges.com, wins the 2011 Excellence in Construction Merit Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors for the construction of a 2.7 mile multi-use trail system in Suwanee Georgia at George Pierce Park.
The ABC’s Awards of Excellence Program has become the premier competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nations. The 2011 Excellence in Construction award is presented on an bi-annual basis to contractors who excel in various types of construction projects.
“Nature Bridges is proud to accept this prestigious award from the Associated Builders and Contractors. Our meployees work very hard on a daily basis. If not for their hard work, Nature Bridges would not be the nationally recognized company that it is today,” said JD James, President.
JD James, Inc. was hired by Gwinnett County in Suwanee, Georgia as a General Contractor to connect the Suwannee Creek Greenway Trail to existing trails in George Pierce Park. The 1.02 million dollar project consists of approximately 1.75 miles of multi-use trails that includes one mile of concrete trail, over 1,850 lineal feet of golf cart bridges and boardwalks, timber free span bridges over creeks, several retaining wall sections, timber curbing and scenic overlooks.
In addition to the Excellence in Construction Award, Nature Bridges was also awarded a Gold Safety Award from ABC. The Safety Award recognizes companies who establish rigourous safety practices and polices to ensure a safe work environment for their employees. “Our employees are our largest asset. There is no job that is more important than the safety of our employees. If the job cannot be done safely, it won’t be done at all,” said Brain Green, Senior Project Manager for Nature Bridges.
Located in Tallahassee, Florida and licensed in 12 states, Nature Bridges offers a wide variety of environmentally friendly designs for pedestrian bridges, boardwalks and multi-use trails, in addition to development amenities including; golf cart bridges, architecturally designed trellises, fencing, pavilions, decks, docks, timber retaining walls as well as DOT approved timber curbing, guardrails, and roadside walkways. For more information, contact Nature Bridges at 850-385-3234 or visit www.naturebridges.com.