In a matter of hours, construction firm Robins & Morton set a 50-ton pedestrian bridge into place on the downtown campus of Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama, on Aug. 22. Spanning 70 feet in length, the bridge required two cranes to guide it into its final place. It connects the hospital’s central building to its […]Continue Reading
Robins & Morton and Huntsville Hospital recently announced that the hospital’s new Orthopedic & Spine Tower officially reached its structural completion. The milestone, often called the “topping out,” also signifies that the 375,000-square-foot tower now stands at its ultimate height – 150 feet – at the corner of downtown Huntsville’s Gallatin Street and St. Clair […]Continue Reading
There’s a difference between a leader and a manager. For Superintendent Jeff Jones, that distinction extends from supporting his team on the jobsite to empowering them to be involved in the community. “You can never be in a position of authority until you learn to serve,” Jones said. “Learning to be a good servant is […]Continue Reading
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced Robins & Morton as the 2019 National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award winner for three projects in healthcare and commercial categories on April 6. Eagle Awards are equitable to first place and are followed by Pyramid Awards. Projects are eligible to compete for a national excellence designation after earning […]Continue Reading
Television host Fred Rogers used to say that in times of crisis we should all look for the helpers. On healthcare projects across the country, Robins & Morton project teams saw firsthand what it meant to be a helper as COVID-19 descended upon the nation. Doctors, nurses and hospital staff began working unimaginable hours to […]Continue Reading
“A small town, mostly farm land.” That’s how Senior VDC Coordinator, Hannah Harrison, and Senior Project Manager, Rallisa Jones, characterized most of Huntsville, Alabama, and its surrounding area as they grew up in the state. But this version of the city is starkly different from the Huntsville that Field Engineer Julia Gaston knows today — […]Continue Reading
Robins & Morton received 18 Excellence in Construction awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) throughout the organization’s annual Excellence in Construction Competition. Robins & Morton participated in the competition through the Alabama, North Alabama, Carolinas, Florida East Coast, Central Florida, North Florida, and Greater Tennessee chapters. ABC recognized the following projects: Beverly Knight Olson […]Continue Reading
Birmingham-based general contractor and construction management firm, Robins & Morton, reached a milestone on their office expansion in Homewood, Alabama, this week. The firm topped out the new 3-story parking deck structure at their corporate office location off Shades Creek Parkway on Tuesday afternoon. Topping out ceremonies mark the structural completion of a project and […]Continue Reading
It’s 2 a.m. The city of Huntsville, Alabama, is still shrouded in darkness, but on this particular morning, you can find Robins & Morton’s Huntsville Hospital Orthopedic and Spine Tower traffic control team awake and alert, directing concrete trucks onto the jobsite. Using their radios and “lightsabers” – what they call their LED traffic batons […]Continue Reading
On July 12, Robins & Morton graduated its second class from the Rocky McMichen Field Leadership Program, a 15-month combination classroom and hands-on course focused on career progression for craft level employees who wish to move into a management role. Eight graduates stood before co-workers, families, and friends, and accepted promotions into foreman or assistant […]Continue Reading
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