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C202P receives the WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award

Connect 202 Partners was recently presented with the 2018 Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award by the WTS Metropolitan Phoenix Chapter as “an organization that is being bold in its commitment to award more than $100 million to disadvantaged firms on the South Mountain Freeway project.” According to WTS: The WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award […]

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Phoenix 2020 highlights the South Mountain Freeway project

ADOT’s Dustin Krugel and C202P’s Crystal Rubin recently appeared on Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski of Phoenix Council District 7 to discuss the South Mountain Freeway project. The episode took place at I-10 and 59th Avenue and covered topics ranging from ADOT’s first ever Public Private Partnership (P3) freeway project to local business opportunities […]

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C202P really digs Transportation Day!

Since 2000, Horizon Presbyterian Church’s Transportation Day has provided an opportunity for Ahwatukee children and families to explore vehicles of all sizes, shapes and types, and on February 24, 2018, C202P was there to provide an up-close look at some of the heavy equipment being used to build the South Mountain Freeway. C202P team members […]

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I-10 Segment Celebrates Milestones

Bob Leerkes, I-10 Segment Manager, recently recognized the hard work of his segment leadership and crews. Jason Rust, Underground Superintendent, received special recognition for his 15 years of service to Granite Construction, and Mike Jimenez, Roadway Superintendent, for his one-year anniversary on the South Mountain Freeway project.      

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C202P Engineer Leads Veterans’ Day Parade

Rick Arnold, field engineer for the Salt River Segment, was selected as one of the Grand Marshals of the Veterans Day Parade held in Phoenix on November 11, 2017. Rick served 35 years in the U.S. Army, reaching the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 5 before retiring in 2015. He spent most of his career […]

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C202P inducted into the Arizona Million Dollar Circle of Excellence

Connect 202 Partners (C202P) was inducted into the Arizona Million Dollar Circle of Excellence (MDCE) at the 6th Annual Business Diversity Summit, hosted by the Phoenix MBDA Business Center and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, on November 3, 2017. The Arizona MDCE recognizes businesses that lead the way in supplier diversity in the state […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and C202P staff donned purple to raise awareness and show support for domestic violence victims, survivors and their families.

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First Responder Training

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and Fluor-managed Connect 202 Partners, LLC (C202P) provided more than a dozen first responder agencies with real-world training opportunities using vacant structures in the South Mountain Freeway alignment. Rural/Metro Fire Department personnel wore blacked-out masks to simulate being trapped in a building filled with smoke. SWAT teams practiced responding […]

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C202P Staff Donates Time for Helping Hands Project

This year’s safety week focused on hand safety. C202P staff received training on how to determine which gloves are the right ones to wear for each of the various work tasks. Team members also helped build ten prosthetic hands which will be distributed by the Helping Hands Project to youth amputees in more than 75 […]

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C202P Celebrates Safety Milestone

C202P staff celebrates the completion of 500,000 man hours without a lost time incident.

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Meet our New Neighbors

The Salt River Segment design and construction team for the Fluor-managed Connect 202 Partners, LLC (C202P) took time to pet the turtles and watch the owl at the Country Gardens Charter School in Laveen, Arizona. The charter school is at the southwest corner of the new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway and Southern Avenue, immediately […]

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C202P Donates more than $2,400 to Footsteps Shoe Drive

The C202P team thrives on challenges.  Not only have they accepted the challenge to build 27 miles of new SR202L and expanded I-10 freeway in Phoenix, Arizona by the end of 2019, they also stepped up when Brian Williams, Structures Superintendent, issued a challenge to match his donation to the Footsteps shoe drive for Arizona’s […]

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