Category: Huntsville

Robins & Morton sets pedestrian bridge, connecting Huntsville Hospital to new Orthopedic & Spine Tower

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 […]

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Robins & Morton, Huntsville Hospital announce topping out of Orthopedic & Spine Tower

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 […]

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  • Huntsville Hospital Orthopedic and Spine Tower
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Robins & Morton Receives Three National Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards

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 […]

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  • Alabama
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Atrium Health Cabarrus Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Concord
  • Duke Health
  • Durham
  • Eagle Award
  • Excellence in Construction Awards
  • Huntsville
  • North Carolina
  • Sanmina Plant

Building Huntsville. Building America. Building a New Generation of Women in Construction.

“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 — […]

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  • Alabama
  • Building Together
  • Engineer
  • Huntsville
  • Project Management
  • Technology
  • VDC
  • Women in Construction

Robins & Morton wins 18 awards from Associated Builders and Contractors in 2019 Excellence in Construction Competition

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 […]

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  • Alabama
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Atrium Health Cabarrus Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital
  • Birmingham
  • Brookwood Baptist Medical Center
  • Carolinas
  • Central Florida
  • Concord
  • Decatur
  • Duke Health
  • Durham
  • Florida East Coast
  • Gallatin
  • Georgetown
  • Georgia
  • Greater Tennessee
  • HH Decatur Morgan Hospital
  • Horizon West
  • Huntsville
  • Jacksonville
  • Macon
  • Mayo Clinic Mangurian Building
  • Miami
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Navicent Health
  • North Carolina
  • North Florida
  • Orlando
  • Panama City Beach
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Saint Thomas Medical Partners
  • Sanmina/SCI Manufacturing
  • South Carolina
  • Springhill Suites
  • Tennessee
  • Tidelands Health
  • Tradition Medical Center
  • Wilson Medical Center

We Are the Gatekeepers

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 […]

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  • Alabama
  • Careers in Construction
  • flaggers
  • healthcare construction
  • Huntsville
  • safety
  • traffic control

Redstone Federal Credit Union tops out

Redstone Federal Credit Union, Robins & Morton, the KPS Group and trade contractors gathered to celebrate the topping out of the new Redstone Federal Credit Union and parking deck in downtown Huntsville on Sept. 20. The topping out event marks the completion of the facility’s structural steel as the final beam is hoisted and set […]

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  • Huntsville
  • Joe Newberry
  • KPS Group
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union
  • Richard Anderson
  • Topping Out

Robins & Morton, HEALS, Inc. holds ribbon cutting for Geraldine Bennett Penney HEALS Clinic

Robins & Morton, HEALS, Inc. and community members gathered at Madison County Elementary School to celebrate the ribbon cutting of their newest clinic, the Geraldine Bennett Penney HEALS Clinic on August 22. Robins & Morton donated building services for the new HEALS clinic that will serve qualifying students and their siblings, ages birth up to […]

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  • Alabama
  • clinic
  • Gurley
  • HEALS
  • Huntsville
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