Sharpe Bros. Project Photo Is Finalist In ENR Contest
(1st/2nd Quarter 2010)
A photo of Sharpe Bros. crews paving a new runway at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, NC, taken by Division Safety Manager John Riley, Jr., was selected as a finalist in Engineering News-Records 2009 photo contest. (Photo by John Riley, Jr.)
Projects at Sharpe Bros. in Greensboro, NC, include a variety of public- and private-sector work, from a 10-mile, $3.4 million stimulus-funded resurfacing job on US-421, to repaving the parking area and roadway at Friendly West Townhomes.
Crews are also improving three roads in High Point under a $1.65 million stimulus contract. Work includes excavation, grading, utilities, and paving/resurfacing.
At Southeast Guilford High School and at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Sharpe is adding parking lots and improving access roads.
Management from the Vecellio Group’s road construction and materials companies, including Sharpe Bros. of Greensboro, NC, visited Caterpillars Illinois demonstration center recently to review new equipment. Top row, from the left, are: Bob Schafer, Frank White, Mike Dempsey, Mike Slade, David Carr, Pete Scholer, Mark Veillette, Jeff Fontane, Fred Waugh, Ponch Frank and Michael Vecellio. Bottom row: David Simmons, J.R. Payne, Andy Jones, Raymond Maddy, Kevin Sosinsky, Joe Mattlin, Rick Morris, Hazen Hinds, Kent Podobinski (CAT), Richard Sandel (Kelly Tractor), Michael Neal, Leo Vecellio, Jr., Christopher Vecellio, Bill Medcalf, Steve Brown, Dan Castrodale, Larry McLaughlin, Miguel Correa, Danny Walker, Jim Smith, Steve Adkins, Matt Farley, Ray Adkins and Adam Zimmermann (CAT). (Photo by Mike LaVallier, Caterpillar Inc.)