2016 News Archives

  • Confer Strengthens Wagman’s Higher Education Expertise

    Dan Confer

    Dan Confer joined Wagman Construction as Client Services Associate - Higher Education. Based in the firm’s office in downtown York, Pa., Confer is responsible for expanding the firm’s participation in higher education opportunities throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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  • Wagman Collects Items for Troops

    The Wagman Team Collects Items for Troops

    Wagman offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia collected extra Halloween candy and other frequently requested items to be included in holiday care packages sent to troops. Wagman’s York, PA offices and Berryville, VA office collected items for Support Our American Recruits (S.O.A.R.), while Wagman’s Dinwiddie, VA office collected items for Operation Gratitude.

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  • Wagman Receives 2016 ENR Regional Best Projects Award

    The Wagman Team 2016 ENR Regional Best Projects Award

    Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. celebrated receiving the 2016 ENR Regional Best Projects Award for the I-95 Deck Rehabilitation and Joint Modification project in Baltimore, MD. The project was recognized by Engineering News Record (ENR) as 2016’s Best Specialty Contracting Project in the Mid-Atlantic Region. It is the largest Latex Modified Concrete project ever completed in the U.S.

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  • Wagman Recognized with National Safety Award

    Wagman recieves the ARTBA Safety Award

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association-Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) recently recognized Wagman with the ARTBA-TDF 2016 Contractor Safety Award. This award honors American contractors who have implemented exceptional employee safety programs that demonstrate strong management commitment, safety planning, risk assessment, and employee participation.

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  • Wagman Completes Transformation of the Rehabilitation Center at Brethren Village

    Rehabilitation Center at Brethren Village

    Wagman Construction has completed the final steps in transforming Brethren Village’s existing independent living apartment building into a 20-bed, 19,470 square foot, short-term rehabilitation center.

    With the addition of the Rehabilitation Center, Brethren Village utilizes The Courtyards, the skilled care building, for residents requiring more involved care, while residents on a short-term recovery path can be aided at the Rehabilitation Center.

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  • Wagman Recognized for Superior Safety Performance in Maryland

    The Maryland Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) held its annual banquet aboard the U.S.S. Constellation in Baltimore, honoring firms who have achieved “extraordinary safety performance in achieving a combined incident rate of 55% below the national average for our industry sector.”

    Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. was one of 23 firms that were recognized for achieving OSHA recordable rates and lost-time rates below the national average on projects in Maryland.

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  • Wagman Hosts a Summer Version of “Take Your Child to Work Day”

    Summer Version of Take Your Child to Work Day at Wagman

    Wagman hosted their annual summer version of “Take Your Child to Work Day” in the York, PA and Dinwiddie, VA offices on Friday, August 5th. The event invites employees to bring their children/grandchildren to work. Older children were welcome to shadow employees for the day and a program for children of all ages was planned from 9 am - 1 pm. This was the first year Wagman hosted the event at the Dinwiddie, VA office, which opened in 2015.

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  • Wagman Hires John Walter, Jr. as General Superintendent – Auger Cast Piling

    John Walter, Jr.

    Wagman recently welcomed John Walter, Jr. to the Wagman team as General Superintendent – Auger Cast Piling. John brings nearly 40 years of experience running auger cast and other piling work throughout the East Coast.

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  • Wagman Construction Builds Largest Independent Living Building for Active Adults in Frederick, MD

    The Lodge at Homewood at Willow Ponds

    Wagman Construction has completed construction of The Lodge at Willow Ponds, a new independent living building for active adults located just 10 minutes from historic downtown Frederick, Maryland. The Lodge is a new amenity-filled apartment building on the Willow Ponds campus.

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  • Wagman Recognized by ENR for Largest Latex Modified Concrete Project in United States

    Wagman's I-95 Deck Rehabilitation and Joint Modification Project in Baltimore, MD

    Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. recently completed the $54.9M “I-95 Deck Rehabilitation and Joint Modification Project” for the Maryland Transportation Authority. The project was recently recognized by Engineering News Record (ENR) as 2016’s Best Specialty Contracting Project in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

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  • Wagman Volunteers to “Be Part of the Team that Makes Great Things Happen” on United Way Day of Action

    Volunteers at the 2016 United Way Day of Action

    A team of volunteers from Wagman, Inc., Wagman Heavy Civil, and Wagman Construction participated in the United Way of York County’s Day of Action on June 10, 2016. Seventeen employees offered their time to “be part of the team that makes great things happen” by participating in this project.

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  • Lisa Wagman Glezer Recognized as Woman of Influence

    Lisa Wagman Glezer

    On June 24, 2016, Lisa Wagman Glezer, Vice President of Wagman, Inc. was recognized as a Woman of Influence by the Central Penn Business Journal during an Awards luncheon at the Harrisburg Hilton.

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  • Wagman Hires Executive Vice President & Controller

    Jim GearyMichael Konieczka

    Wagman recently welcomed Michael J. Konieczka and Jim Geary to the Wagman team.

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  • Wagman Sponsors Can-struction Contest and Donates Over 2,000 Pounds of Food to Local Charities

    Wagman Sponsors Can-struction Contest for Local Charities

    Wagman, Inc. sponsored its second annual Can-struction contest. Offices and jobsites were broken into teams and invited to collect canned goods and food for local charities. On the final day, teams had an hour and a half to construct the donations into sculptures. The engineers, creators and contractors prided themselves at delivering their projects “on time, on schedule and under budget.”

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  • Wagman Completes New Leg Up Farmers Market in Manchester Township

    Wagman Completes New Leg Up Farmers Market in Manchester Township

    Wagman Construction has completed construction on the new Leg Up Farmers Market at 3100 N. George Street in Manchester Township.

    The new 18,700-square-foot, full-service grocery store sells all-natural foods, including local produce, artisan cheese, local beef, freshly baked breads, brick-oven pizza, self-service ground peanut butter, prepared food, and fresh seafood.

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  • Wagman Employees Recognized at Annual Safety Awards Banquet

    Wagman employees receive MTBMA Safety Award

    The Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association (MTBMA) recently held their 4th annual Contractor Supervision Recognition Safety Awards Banquet. This event recognized accident-free performances during the 2015 calendar year. Ten Wagman employees were recognized for their leadership, which was responsible for maintaining accident-free worksites on Wagman’s Maryland projects.

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  • Wagman Celebrates Employee’s 50th Year of Service

    Wagman Celebrates Employee’s 50th Year of Service

    Wagman, a fourth generation family business has celebrated many milestones - this week Wagman celebrated an Employee milestone. Dwight Burk, who has worked in field operations for Wagman Heavy Civil spanning three generations of Wagman leadership, celebrated 50 years of service with company.

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  • Wagman “Goes Orange” to Support for National Work Zone Safety

    Wagman “Goes Orange” to Support for National Work Zone Safety

    Wagman demonstrated their support for the 17th Annual National Work Zone Awareness Week from April 11 – 15, 2016. Wagman employees were encouraged to “go orange” for the day on Wednesday, April 13th to help raise awareness and bring national attention to motorist and work zone safety. Jobsite personnel were encouraged to participate and send photos of daily safety activities which include “Stretch & Flex” and “Safety Huddles”, where they discuss potential work zone safety hazards before they start their day.

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  • Wagman’s Berryville, VA Office Receives United Way Silver Award

    Wagman’s Berryville, VA Office Receives United Way Silver Award

    On February 18, 2016, Wagman’s Geotechnical Construction office in Berryville, Virginia received a Silver Award for their support of the 2015 United Way Northern Shenandoah Valley (NSV) Campaign. The award was presented during the United Way of NSV in Virginia 70th Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner.

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  • York JCC Poised for Growth as Wagman Completes Expansion

    York JCC Poised for Growth as Wagman Completes Expansion

    Wagman Construction has completed expansions to the York Jewish Community Center. The 17,000 square foot expansion, an answer to the growing number of memberships and child care waiting list, involved additions and renovations to the child care, fitness/wellness and administrative wings.

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  • Wagman Project Recognized at MDQI

    MD 4 Bridge Replacement over MD 223

    On February 4, 2016, the Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) hosted an Awards of Excellence banquet during the annual MdQI Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The Awards of Excellence acknowledge the commendable efforts of engineering consultants and contractors who have delivered successful public sector transportation projects in Maryland.

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  • Wagman’s Renovation Transforms Dining Experience at Frederick Living

    Wagman’s Renovation Transforms Dining Experience at Frederick Living

    Wagman Construction has completed the first phase of a repositioning plan for Frederick Living’s main dining commons and café.

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  • Wagman Collects & Donates Over a Thousand Pounds of Clothing

    Wagman Collects & Donates Over a Thousand Pounds of Clothing

    During the holiday season, Wagman offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia collected clothing and shoes to benefit respective local area shelters. The drive created some friendly competition between the four offices.

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