McAlvain received a 2011 Excellence in Concrete Award through the American Concrete Institute Intermountain Chapter for its concrete work on the Idaho State Capitol Addition and Restoration Project. McAlvain led the design and construction of the core & shell for the new underground Capitol Wings Addition. MCI self-performed all structural and architectural concrete work. MCI also served as a concrete subcontractor under a separate contract to the interior restoration contractor, completing interior and exterior concrete. The American Concrete Institute is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of concrete technology through research and education. The ACI Intermountain Chapter has established the ACI Excellence in Concrete Awards Program to recognize the innovative and aesthetic uses of concrete by owners, architects, engineers, contractors and ready mix producers.