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Flatiron-Myers Tops Caltrans’ Shortlist for I-5 SHOPP Asset Management CMGC

San Diego County, CA | The Mission Critical Team is excited to announce that the JV team of Flatiron West, Inc. and Myers & Sons Construction, LLC—proposing as Flatiron-Myers—is at the top of Caltrans’ $80M I-5 SHOPP Asset Management Project shortlist! With Pursuit Management support from the multidisciplinary Mission Critical team, this highly qualified JV

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Five Projects, Five Wins

Mission Critical is excited to see that Taylor Northwest received the highest Technical Proposal score for the recent Group 1 Pump Station project for the Ochoco Irrigation District (OID) in central Oregon. OID procured the project using a best-value model, scoring equally between the technical proposal developed by Mission Critical and the pricing package assembled by

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Flatiron Shortlist: TransLink SkyTrain OMC 4 CMGC

Mission Critical’s first project with Flatiron’s Calgary, BC, office resulted in an important shortlist on TransLink’s SkyTrain Operation & Maintenance Center project, also known as ‘OMC 4’. The $300M project is TransLink’s first Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC) procurement which generated a high level of interest from firms throughout North America.   For the Flatiron +

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CMGC Shortlist: SR 70 Binney Junction Roadway Rehabilitation

Mission Critical is excited to announce that our client, Walsh Construction, has again been shortlisted with Caltrans for a CMGC pursuit. This effort was for the Caltrans District 3 SR 70 Binney Junction Roadway Rehabilitation CMGC. This pursuit was unique due to the need for the coordination of both rail and levee entities and half

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CMGC Win: Construction Services of Downtown Infrastructure Projects Augusta, GA

Mission Critical is proud to announce our client, Reeves Construction Company (Reeves), was awarded the $100M Downtown Infrastructure CMGC advertised by the City of Augusta Engineering Department (AED). This project represents the first CMGC pursuit and win by Reeves, and is the first CMGC solicitation procured by AED. The Downtown Infrastructure Projects CMGC is a

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JOC Win: City of Phoenix Water Services JOC

We are pleased to announce that Cactus Asphalt has been awarded the City of Phoenix Water Services Department Concrete and Asphalt Restoration Job Order Contract (JOC). As Pursuit Specialists and Proposal Managers, Mission Critical collaborated with Cactus Asphalt to develop a technical proposal in response to the City’s procurement request. The proposal demonstrated Cactus Asphalt’s

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Best Value Win: Tumalo Irrigation District Project

After a successful pursuit, Taylor Northwest won the Group 3 Piping Project contract from the Tumalo Irrigation District (TID) in central Oregon! During this TID project, approximately 2,200 linear feet of pipe will be placed in addition to nearly 3.5 miles of HDPE solid-wall pipe ranging from 8 to 36 inches in diameter. Taylor Northwest’s

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Walsh Shortlists on WSDOT Progressive Design-Build

Mission Critical is proud to announce that our client, Walsh Construction, has shortlisted for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) US 101/SR 109 Grays Harbor/Jefferson/Clallam – Fish Barriers Removal Project. This project will correct 29 of 413 culverts currently blocking passage for salmon and steelhead runs. This issue was raised with the U.S. District

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Connect Sarpy: A CMGC Shortlist in Kiewit’s Backyard

We are proud to announce that our client, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, has shortlisted for the CONNECT Sarpy 180th & Giles Area Roadway Project. Located in Sarpy County, Nebraska, the project site is not far from Kiewit’s Omaha headquarters. Consisting of approximately nine miles of roadway, this project scope includes improvements with bridge structures, utility relocation,

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RoAnn Thorne Recognized for Workplace Leadership

Mission Critical, LLC is thrilled to announce that the Phoenix Business Journal has selected Owner and CFO RoAnn Thorne as a Most Admired Leader for 2022. This award recognizes RoAnn’s success in creating a vibrant and sustainable small-business workplace culture that attracts and retains top professionals in our field.  https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2022/05/19/most-admired-leaders-2022-roann-thorne.html Mission Critical, LLC provides pursuit

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Black History Month: Alexander (Archie) Alphonso

As Mission Critical stops this week to think and celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth, we reflect on African Americans’ perspectives, cultures, and experiences that have shaped the American story. Most have not heard of American architect and civil engineer Alexander (Archie) Alphonso (May 14, 1888–January 4, 1958). Still, his achievements remind our team at Mission Critical that grit,

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Life at Mission Critical

LEGOs in the Workplace

Most of us remember the joy of creating LEGO building sets as kids, and those little blocks continue to fascinate both children and adults today. In schools, Lego sets engage students in hands-on investigation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concepts while contributing to literacy, communication, and social-emotional development skills. At Mission Critical, we

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Mission Critical Shares this Holiday Season

This Holiday season, Mission Critical staff had the chance to participate with St. Vincent DePaul charities to benefit underserved families in our community. Managing Partner RoAnn Thorne explains why it was important for Mission Critical to outreach to the local community, “Phoenix has a unique mix of public spaces shared by neighborhood, business and community

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Knowledge Leadership

DBIA Design-Build Conference & Expo 2021: Strengthening the US Economy with Updated Infrastructure

As a nearly two-year-long global pandemic rages on and our government officials continue to duke it out over a historic infrastructure package, US contractors and public agencies alike prepare for the economic recovery on the horizon. To facilitate and aid Design-Build teams in preparing for the ominous year ahead, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)

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Five Reasons to Hire a Pursuit Manager

Writing proposals for alternative delivery pursuits (CMAR, CMGC, Design-Build) now involves much more than putting together the lowest bid. As owners and agencies across the country make the switch to qualifications-based procurements, they are increasingly interested in knowing how you plan to approach the project, the technical details and innovations you offer, who your core

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