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ARTBA: Nebraska-Based Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc. Largest Federal Highway Contractor in 2002

Thu December 11, 2003 - National Edition
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Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc., headquartered in Omaha, NE, is the nation’s largest federal highway contractor for the second consecutive year, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) eighth annual ranking of the "Top 300 Federal Highway Contractors." The company was awarded almost $490 million in federal highway work in 2002, the last year for which data are available.

The "Top 300" list is based on an ARTBA analysis of highway contract award data provided by the Federal Highway Administration. The top 20 firms include:

Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc.

Omaha, NE

$489,511,915

APAC Inc.

Atlanta

$370,952,935

Manson

Seattle

$347,847,000

Williams Brothers Construction Co.

Houston, TX

$261,902,870

Slattery Skanska

Whitestone, N.Y.

$245,561,099

Fru-Con Construction Corp.

Ballwin, MO

$223,341,443

The Walsh Group Inc.

Chicago, Ill.

$198,531,690

Clarkson Construction Co.

Kansas City, Mo.

$188,331,289

Granite Construction Co.

Watsonville, Calif.

$182,956,042

Modern Continental Construction Co. Inc.

Cambridge, Mass.

$179,407,143

Colas, Inc.-North America

Morristown, N.J.

$154,922,119

H.B. Zachry Construction Co.

San Antonio, TX

$148,990,554

Oldcastle Materials Inc.

Washington, D.C.

$146,198,653

George Harms Construction Co. Inc.

Farmingdale, N.J.

$109,121,441

P.J. Dick, Inc.

Pittsburgh

$102,203,605

John R. Jurgensen Co., Inc.

Cincinnati

$100,359,131

John Carlo, Inc.

Clinton Township, MI

$99,883,653

Frehner Construction Co. Inc.

North Las Vegas, NV

$97,455,490

Duit Construction Co. Inc.

Edmond, OK

$95,929,356

Kokosing Construction Co. Inc.

Columbus, Ohio

$95,638,009

The dollar total shown for each firm represents the sum of all federal highway contracts received in 2002, including work awarded to subsidiaries and regional offices. It also includes a pro-rated share of joint ventures in which the firm participated. A complete list of the top 300 highway contractors nationally and a list of the top 25 companies by region are available online at the ARTBA’s website at www.artba.org (PDF format 142K).

ARTBA, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2002, represents the collective interests of all sectors of the U.S. transportation construction industry.