Wharton-Smith Celebrates Dedication of New Innovation Middle School

Sanford, FL – December 11, 2017 – In pep rally fashion, hundreds of cheering students, faculty, school board members, and local partners gathered on December 6 to celebrate and officially dedicate the new Innovation Middle School for Orange County Public Schools (OCPS). Wharton-Smith and HZ Construction served as construction manager on the project.

Held in the school’s new gymnasium, the ceremony opened with a heartfelt thank you from Principal Dr. Hector Maestre followed by performances from the school band and chorus, and enthusiastic remarks given by Orange County School Board Member Daryl Flynn and Chair Bill Sublette.

The new middle…

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Mitchell Water Treatment Plant Phase I Project Wins 2017 Award for Excellence in Concrete

Charlotte, NC – December 4, 2017 – The team of Wharton-Smith, SKA Consulting Engineers and Arcadis G&M of North Carolina was recently recognized with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Concrete by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Carolinas Chapter for complex structural improvements made to the Mitchell Water Treatment Plant in Greensboro, NC.  The ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards recognizes concrete projects that are at the forefront of innovation and technology inspiring excellence in concrete design and construction around the world.

Originally constructed in the 1950’s, with additions in the early 1960’s, the Mitchell Water Treatment Plant’s primary structural…

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