Archive for July, 2013

Manhattan Construction Earns STEP Diamond Award

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Manhattan Construction Co. has earned the Associated Builder and Contractors (ABC) STEP Diamond Award. The Diamond Award level is highest honor in the Associated Builders and Contractors Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Awards program. This is the third consecutive year for Manhattan to earn this honor.

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Pictured Left to Right: Lon Zylicz – 2013 ABC Board Chairman, Cliff Haehl – Manhattan Construction Dir. of Business Development – Houston, Christopher Vollenweider – Manhattan ConstructionSafety Engineer, David Deaver – Manhattan Construction Sr. Safety Manager, Russell Hamley – President of the Greater Houston ABC chapter.

The award was presented by Russell Hamley, president of the ABC Greater Houston Chapter to Manhattan team members on Friday July 12, 2013 at the ABC Membership Breakfast.

Video Update: Structural steel is beginning on University of Houston Stadium

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

What is a steel raker? Find out by watching the University of Houston Stadium construction video update with Manhattan Construction’s Lucas Duffy.



Watch live streaming video of the construction.

Manhattan Construction is building The University of Houston Football Stadium. PageSoutherlandPage and DLR Group are the project’s architects.

The University of Houston Football Stadium project is a continuous bowled 40,000-seat stadium to replace the previously existing, demolished Robertson Stadium. The south side of the stadium consists of a cast-in-place structure with club space, suites, and a press box with premium seating. Twenty-six suites stretching from end zone to end zone on the stadium’s south side will be located one level above the club. The stadium is designed to include four open-air lower bowl party decks with 24 armchairs and two open-air party suites containing 58 padded armchairs.