Barnes Electric Earns National Award for Streetlighting / Traffic Signals Work


The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has named Barnes Electric its 2018 winner in the category of Streetlighting/Traffic Signals over $1 million. The project was part of the New Orleans RTA Cemetery Streetcar Extension.

To showcase the exceptional work performed by member-contractors throughout the country, the National Electrical Contractors Association created the Project Excellence Awards to recognize companies for outstanding commitment, professionalism, and ingenuity in delivering an electrical project across 11 different market sectors.

Awards are based on whether the electrical/technology portion of the project is valued under or over $1 million for each market sector, except for industrial, overhead transmission, residential, substation/interconnection and transportation/infrastructure. The projects are judged off the following criteria: aesthetics, application, difficulty, innovation and, originality.

  • Walter J. Barnes Electric
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  • P.O. Box 10458, Jefferson, LA 70181
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  • 504.835.1756
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