Wharton-Smith Wins Eagle Awards For Innovative Water Projects

Sanford, FL – October 14, 2016 – Wharton-Smith recently received the prestigious Eagle Award bestowed by the Central Florida Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractor’s (ABC) Excellence in Construction Awards program on two projects: The City of Tarpon Springs Reverse Osmosis Facility and Supply Systems and the City of Altamonte Springs – FDOT Integrated Reuse and Stormwater Treatment (A-FIRST). The Eagle Award is the Chapter’s highest recognition. Team members for both projects were honored at ABC’s annual awards presentation banquet on October 8th in Orlando.

For over a decade, the City of Tarpon Springs has worked towards finding its…

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Wharton-Smith Celebrates Grand Opening of Osceola County’s Fire Station 64

Sanford, FL – October 20, 2016 – Wharton-Smith, Inc., one of Central Florida’s largest locally based general contractors, gathered with Osceola County Commissioners and members of the Osceola County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services on Monday, October 17, 2016 to celebrate the grand opening of the County’s new Fire Rescue & EMS Station 64, located on Pleasant Hill Road near Reaves Road. Commissioner Brandon Arrington and Osceola County Fire and Rescue Chief Robert Sorenson welcomed the crowd thanking everyone involved in the project for taking part in building a facility that will improve community safety throughout the…

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Commercial Team Celebrates Topping Out of Middle School in Lake Nona

Sanford, FL – October 18, 2016 – Wharton-Smith’s commercial team recently celebrated the topping out of a new middle school for the Lake Nona community. Subcontractors were treated to a BBQ feast and prizes were given in appreciation for their hard work. As workers entered the building they received a t-shirt with a rendering of the school on the back and the words, “Building the future with TEAM work!”

Project Manager Larry Sease opened the celebration, “We’ve reached an important milestone and I want to thank all of you for your hard work,” he said. “This new school will…

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Tarpon Springs Alternative Delivery Project Wins Merit Award From ENR Southeast’s Best Projects

Sanford, FL – October 17, 2016 – The City of Tarpon Springs Reverse Osmosis Facility and Supply Systems project, constructed by the design-build team of Wharton-Smith, TetraTech and Harn R/O, was recently recognized with a prestigious Merit Award in the Water/Environmental category of ENR Southeast’s Best Projects. The project team will be honored at the ENR Southeast Best Projects Awards event November 15, 2016 in Orlando.

For over a decade, the City of Tarpon Springs has worked towards finding its own independent water supply. The new alternative water facility at Tarpon Springs is the City’s first water plant…

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