- 1 Top 15 Construction Companies in the U.S
- 1.1 1. Bechtel Group INC
- 1.2 2. Fluor Corporation
- 1.3 3. AECOM
- 1.4 4. Turner Construction
- 1.5 5. Skanska AB
- 1.6 6. Mcdermott International Ltd
- 1.7 7. DPR Construction
- 1.8 8. Gilbane Building Company
- 1.9 9. Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
- 1.10 10. Clark Construction Group
- 1.11 11. Swinerton
- 1.12 12. Suffolk Construction Company
- 1.13 13. Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
- 1.14 14. Austin Industries
- 1.15 15. Flintco, LLC
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Top 15 Construction Companies in the U.S
Construction is among the fastest-growing sectors in the world at present. Worldwide, about $10 trillion is spent each year on construction-related products and services, and in recent years(2022), it has set a spending target of 13 trillion U.S dollars. Meanwhile, in the USA, around $1.4 trillion is spent each year on construction. For every country, infrastructure is a must for its development. This is economically great for everyone for its wide range of opportunities. The United States of America has the largest construction market in the whole world. So, we will look at the 15 biggest construction companies in the U.S or USA as of 2022.
1. Bechtel Group INC
💰 Revenue: $21.8 billion.
👷 Employees: 55,000.
🏢 Headquarters: Reston, Virginia, U.S.
📅 Founded: 1898.
👑 Owner: Bechtel family.
Bechtel Group Inc. is the biggest/largest construction company in the United States of America. The company has expertise in construction, project management, engineering, and procurement. Bechtel group was founded in San Francisco, California, and currently, its headquarters is situated in Reston, Virginia.
The biggest construction company in the US was founded by Warren A. Bechtel in 1898. The age of the company is 124 years. The founder Warren A. Bechtel was a cattle farmer from the state of Kansas, Warren moved to the Oklahoma territory of that time for constructing the railroads. Warren in the year 1906 got his first subcontract for the construction of the Orville to Oakland section of the Western Pacific Railroad.
The company was purely focused on the construction of railroads till 1919. In the year 1919, the company ventured into the construction of highways, roads, and bridges all over the Western United States. The company worked for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company of California during the 1920s on the company’s first Hydroelectric Project.
In the year 1925, W.A. Bechtel Company was formed after the sons of Warren, Stephen, Kenneth, Warren Jr. and his brother Arthur came together. W.A Bechtel Company started working for the California Standard Oil Company to build the infrastructure of pipelines and refineries.
In 1931, the company along with other construction companies build up a consortium to bid for the construction of the Hoover Dam for the US government. The consortium won the bid and the construction started in the summer of 1931.
The growth of the company during and after World War Il increased more and more. The company bid for shipbuilding and came into the shipbuilding sector as well. They worked internationally as well in Venezuela, Jordan, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. The construction of the Experimental Breeder Reactor 1 was taken by the company.
The company became the major builder of Nuclear Plants during the 1970s. Over the years, Bechtel Group Inc. has been a part of the construction of some major projects both in the USA as well as internationally. Some of the Major projects are Hoover Dam, Bay Area Rapid Transit, Channel Tunnel, Tacoma Narrows Bridge, and many more as well.
Brendan Bechtel is the present CEO and the Chairman of the Bechtel Group. At present, Consolidated Nuclear Security, Bechtel Jacobs, Bantrel Co., Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Tube Lines are the subsidiaries of the company.
2. Fluor Corporation
💰 Revenue: $16 billion.
👷 Employees: 53,000.
🏢 Headquarters: Irving, Texas, U.S.
📅 Founded: 1912.
👨💼 CEO: David E. Constable
Among all the construction companies in the USA, Fluor Corporation is the second-largest company. It is mainly an engineering and construction company. It was founded by John Simon Fluor in the year 1912. Irving, Texas is the place where the headquarters of Fluor Corporation is located. David E. Constable is the CEO of the company.
After the foundation of the company, it had rapid growth due to its work on the construction of oil refineries, pipelines, and other projects related to the oil and gas industry. The work of the company started in California and then in the Middle East and the rest of the world. Fluor Corporation started expanding during the 1960s in fossil fuels and minerals extraction.
The company was restructured in 1980, however, within a few years of that the company again was able to make profits. The restructuring was the reason behind the company having about 30 industries all in different fields. The company had witnessed an increase in revenue after the restructuring but again towards 1997, revenues dipped because of the Asian financial crisis.
The financial crisis again cooled the company to be restructured in 1998 into four parts. The four parts are engineering and construction, equipment rental, staffing and telecommunication, and coal mining.
In 2005, the headquarters of the company was moved to the Las Colinas area in Irving, Texas. In the year 2015, Fluor’s biggest takeover in history they have done when they bought Dutch company Strok for $775 million which was worth of stocks.
Some of the major projects which were compelled by the company in life till now are the first Buddha Tower which was used for cooling water, a gasoline pant for Richfield Oil, the Escondida a copper mine in Chile, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, the Aladdin Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and towards the end of 2012, the company received a contract of $3.4 billion to construct a new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River.
💰 Revenue: $13 billion.
👷 Employees: 51,000.
🏢 Headquarters: Dallas, Texas, United States.
📅 Founded: 1990.
👨💼 CEO: W. Troy Rudd
In third place in the list of top 15 construction companies in the USA, comes AECOM. AECOM is a relatively new company when compared to the top two companies as the company was founded in 1990. From its foundation until 2015, AECOM was known as AECOM Technology Corporation.
At present, the global headquarter of this construction firm is in Dallas, Texas. W. Troy Rudd is the CEO of AECOM. The three main services that are provided by the company are Architecture engineering, Building Design, and Construction Management.
When the company first started in 1990, it acquired a large number of companies related to design, engineering, and construction. Some of such companies which are acquired are Maunsell, EDAW, Economic Research Associates, ENSR an environmental management firm, the RETEC Group Inc., architect Ellerbe Becket and Davis Langdon, and many more as well.
AECOM has ever since kept on acquiring majority stakes of many companies and kept on diversifying the services provided by them. In 2000, Metcalf and Eddy came into the hold of the company. Meanwhile, in 2004, the majority stake of the Canadian company UMA Engineering Ltd. was also brought by AECOM. This acquisition of different companies from different niches further helped in the company’s growth.
However, since 2019 the approach of the company has changed and they started selling off some of the companies under AECOM. The first firms to be sold by the company are American Securities LLT and Lindsay Goldberg.
4. Turner Construction
💰 Revenue: $14.5 billion.
👷 Employees: 10,000.
🏢 Headquarters: New York City, NY 10014, U.S.
📅 Founded: 1902.
👨💼 CEO: Peter J. Davoren.
With the slogan “Turner for Concrete“, this company listed its name as one of the most popular as well as the largest companies in the United States of America. The company was founded in the year 1902 by Henry C Turner. Its headquarters is located in Hudson Street, New York City, NY 10014, United States, and currently, Peter J. Davoren is both the president and the CEO. The company mainly works in the field of Construction Management and Consulting.
The first project that Turner Construction took was in Brooklyn to make a concrete vault. During the 1920s, the company became very popular and one of the major construction companies which were building for many large companies. During the World War, The company stopped working on all the commercial buildings and worked for the government to help in building the infrastructure of the war.
In the year 1941, the founder and the president of the company Henry Turner stepped down and became the chairman. Archie Turner the brother of Henry was passed the baton of President. However, in 1946, fully stepped out of the post and Archie became the chairman. For the post of president, Archie Turner appointed Ben Moreell. Sadly in the year 1947, Archie Turner passed away due to a heart attack.
Throughout the 1950s, and the following year, Turner Construction went on going and constructing new buildings all over the United States. This growth of the company resulted in getting listed in 1972 on the American Stock Exchange. During the mid – 1990s Turner Construction built Charlotte, North Carolina’s Bank of America Stadium and the Sports Authority Field at Mile High in 2001. Hochtief, a German company, bought Turner Construction in 1999 for $370 million.
This acquisition of the company added the access of operations in Australia, the United Kingdom, and in the heavy construction field. The company entered Washington, DC. by acquiring J.A. Jones-Tompkins Builders. As of 2016, the Turner Construction company had about 45 locations of offices all over the world. Read Also: List of heavy construction equipment.
If we look at the major infrastructure works done by Turner Construction, they are the staircase of the New York City Subway, the United Nations Secretariat Building in 1952, Madison Square Garden in 1967, John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library in 1977, and many more.
5. Skanska AB
💰 Revenue: $17 billion.
👷 Employees: 33,000.
🏢 Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden.
📅 Founded: 1887.
👨💼 CEO: David E. Constable.
Skanska AB is another largest construction company in the United States. Originally it is a Swedish construction company which is based in Sweden. The company was founded in 1887, in Malmo, Sweden. Rudolf Fredrik Berg was the founder of the company which started as a concrete products manufacturing company.
However, it quickly put its foot in the construction industry and within a decade of existence received its first international construction project. Currently, the headquarters of the company is situated in Stockholm, Sweden. It played a pivotal role in the infrastructure development of Sweden as well.
After its immense growth in the country of its origin, Skanska in the mid-1950s started its expansion internationally. The market of South America, Asia, and Africa were the first to witness the Skanska during the next decade. However, in the United States, the company came in the year 1971, and in this journey, the company has become one of the biggest construction companies in the US as well. It was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 1965 and was officially named Skanska.
Skanska’s growth was both substantial as well as acquisition. At the start of the 21st century, they brought Kvaerner’s construction arm. In the year 2011, the company acquired Contractors Inc. in the US state of Evansville, Indiana.
Some of the major constructions which were done by Skanska are Queen Elizabeth Hospital in London in 2001, the Royal London Hospitals (construction was completed in 2015), MetLife Stadium which was completed in 2010, Alaskan Way Viaduct, World Trade Center Transportation Hub in 2015, Moynihan Train Hall which was constructed in 2020.
6. Mcdermott International Ltd
💰 Revenue: $8.3 billion.
👷 Employees: 40,000.
🏢 Headquarters: Houston, Texas, United States.
📅 Founded: 1923.
👨💼 CEO: Lee A Mcintire.
Mcdermott International Ltd. listed its name among the top 10 biggest construction companies in the US. The company was started in 1923 and has completed its 99-year journey. The company was founded by Ralph Thomas McDermott in Bermuda. However, at present, its headquarters is located in Houston, Texas, USA. The company provides services in Energy, Engineering, and Construction fields. It is not only one of the biggest construction companies in the USA but also in the whole world and this is evident when we see there are 54 countries where it has operations.
The first project after Mcdermott International Ltd. was founded was a contract to build a total of 50 wooden drill rings for a wildcatter which was located in Luling, Texas. In 1930, as the growth of oil drilling became very popular, the headquarters of the company was transferred to Luling from Eastland, Texas. Although the headquarters of the company was transferred a couple of years before, in 1932, it was again moved to Houston, Texas. The McDermott family at that time had three different businesses – Elmax Construction, J.Ray McDermott and Co., and Stall & McDermott.
The first construction crew of the company was hired in 1937 which consisted of 6 individuals. Moreover, an office was opened in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1939, the company acquired J.G. McMullen Dredging Company and renamed it Olsen Dredging Company. In 1946, all of the business companies of the family were merged into one which was named as J.Ray McDermott & Co., Inc. of Delaware. Moreover, in 1947, it became the first company to install a steel platform in 20 feet deep water in the Gulf of Mexico for Superior Oil. This meant that the company became a major contracting one in that segment of that time.
The company in 1948 acquired all the assets of the Harry F. Allsman Company. During this journey, the family company was able to cope with the huge demand for construction offshore. Moreover, in 1949, the first vessel for the construction of offshore structures was commissioned by the company. The name of the first vessel was Derrick Barge 4.
In 2010, McDermott international shareholders agreed to join Babcock & Wilcox a US government-based contracting company. In December 2017, McDermott International and CB&I merged together and became an onshore-offshore company. A contract was signed by McDermott with Shell in August 2018 on the Perdido project but in the Gulf of Mexico.
The merging was a total disaster for McDermott as they faced huge losses. This loss forced the company to take loans of about 1.7 billion. Moreover, during the 3rd quarter of 2019, the company showed that it had a loss of about $1.9 billion. However, the worst was to come for McDermott International as on 21 January 2020 announcement of chapter 11 bankruptcy was filled. In June 2020, McDermott got rid of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
7. DPR Construction
💰 Revenue: $6.8 billion.
👷 Employees: 9,000.
🏢 Headquarters: Redwood City, California, U.S.
📅 Founded: 1990.
DPR Construction company was founded in 1990 by Doug Woods, Peter Nosler, Ron Davidowski. DPR Construction provides services of General Contract and Construction Management. Although DPR Construction is relatively young considering the other companies on the list, there are 30 offices of the company all over the USA and offices located in the continents of Europe and Asia as well. The headquarters of the company is located in Redwood City, California, United States.
DPR Construction was started with an investment of $750,000. One of the most notable works of the early days of the company was a $4.5 million project to improve the tenant for Agro System in Sunnyvale, California for a six-month time period. A $43 million water fabrication work was done by the company for Rockwell International in Los Angeles, California. Another $43 million semiconductor fabrication factory was built by the company for Rockwell International which worked as a groundbreaking achievement for the company.
DPR Construction became famous for its works and moreover for the Building Information Modeling and the likes of sustainable construction safety and self-perform work. In 1999, the company got its first green project. The project was to construct a campus for the company Aspect Communication. The project was designed by William McDonough + Partners and Form4 Architecture. The project was completed in 2001 and was considered the greenest structure of the whole of San Jose, California.
DPR Construction has always prioritized the environment and has worked in making nature-friendly projects. The Sacramento regional office of the DPR Construction was the first privately owned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design(LEED). The San Diego regional office became the first building to be LEEDs approved and Net-Zero. Energy status.
In 2014, San Francisco regional office became the city’s first net-zero-energy-designed office building of DPR Construction. Some of the major projects done by the company are Arizona State University, McCord Hall at W. P. Carey School of Business, Clif Bar, Headquarters, the construction of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Sutter Health, Eden Medical Center.
8. Gilbane Building Company
💰 Revenue: $6 billion.
👷 Employees: 2,800.
🏢 Headquarters: Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
📅 Founded: 1870.
👨💼 CEO: Thomas M. Laird, Jr.
The eighth biggest construction company in the United States of America in 2022 is Gilbane Building Company. The company was founded in 1870 by William H. Gilbane. The company is owned by the Gilbane family from its start and the 4th, 5th, and 6th generation of the family have looked after the company. The company provides the services of construction management and facility management.
Gilbane Building Company is not only popular at the national level but also internationally with more than 45 offices all over the world. However, the headquarters of the company is located in Providence, RI, United States. Thomas M. Laird, Jr. is the CEO of the company.
When the company was first founded in 1870, it was named William H. Gilbane and Brother, and carpentry & contracting were the main services were provided. After the early years, the company focused on building houses and later on began to work on houses and with experience started the construction of churches, hospitals, and many other types of buildings. Read Also: Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the U.S.
In the year 1943, the company was awarded the Army-Navy “E” award by the then Under-secretary of Navy, James Forrestal. The company made its first expansion in the year 1970 by forming a sister company named Gilbane Development Company. In 2010, Gilbane Company acquired two more companies, the first one being Innovative Technical Solution, Inc. a specialist in engineering and construction. The other company was W.G Wills, Inc. another construction company.
In 2013, Paul J. Choquette, III who is the fifth generation of the Gilbane family became Senior Vice president of Gilbane Inc. In the year 2015, Gilbane Building company acquiesce Michael McKelvy as the chief operating officer and the president. However, a year later in 2016, McKelvy became the CEO of the company becoming the first person who is not from the family of Gilbane to become the CEO.
Some of the most important buildings constructed by the company are the Lake Placid Winter Olympic Facilities in New York for the 1980 Winter Olympics, Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum, Robert F. Kennedy U. S. Department of Justice Building in Washington, D.C., Georgia Tech Carbon Neutral Energy Solutions (CNES) Laboratory in Atlanta, George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston and many more.
9. Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
💰 Revenue: $5.9 billion.
👷 Employees: 3,000.
🏢 Headquarters: Greeley, Colorado, United States.
📅 Founded: 1937.
👨💼 CEO: Michael Choutka.
Hensel Phelps Construction Co. ranks ninth on the list of the top 15 construction companies in the United States. The company was founded in 1937 by Abel Hensel Phelps. When the company was founded, it was a small local builder in Greeley, Colorado. The company is a fully employee-owned company. The specializations of the Abel Hensel Phelps Co. are construction, real estate management, and facilities management. Michael Choutka is currently the president and the CEO of the company.
When the company was first founded by Mr. Hensel Phelps, they only work on home building and remodeling. The Hensel Phelps Construction Co. received its first commercial contract in 1945. The project included building grain elevators from wood. The company also entered into the project of educational institutions in 1947 by building Arlington School in Greeley, Colorado.
Joseph Phelps, the son of Hensel Phelps joined the company in 1952 and become a partner of the company in 1955. In 1957, Joseph becomes the general manager and the president of the company after his father’s retirement. In 1958, he built the first logo for the company and introduced helmets for workers who had then 5 years of experience in the company.
The growth of Hensel Phelps Construction Co. kept on increasing as in 1964 they entered the aviation construction industry and built the first phase of the Stapleton International Airport Terminal. The company had its first branch opened in Burlingame, California, in 1967 after which in 1969, the services of the company were diversified by adding development and services.
In the same year, the logo and name of the present were introduced as well. Joseph Phelps retired in 1975 after which in the elections, Robert Tointon was elected as the president and the general manager of the company. In the same year, the company got two more projects from two totally different backgrounds – in healthcare and science & technology as well. In 1985, Jerry Morgensen was elected as President of the company. In 1988, Hensel Phelps implemented Computer-Aided Design (CAD).
Till 1989, the company was privately owned by Phelps however after that, the ownership was transferred to the employees of the company. During the year 1999, Hensel Phelps Construction Co. received its first international project in Curaçao. The expansion of the Prison at Koraal Specht was the project for the company. In the same year, the company reached the mark of $1 billion in revenue.
In 2010, Jeff Wenaas became the president and the CEO of the company and the official Twitter handle of the company was also launched. The company won many awards for its excellence over the years. In 2019, the present CEO of the company Michael J. Choutka was appointed by the board of directors. In 2021, Hensel Phelps Construction Co. acquired Hydro Construction, a company that had its services oriented to water and wastewater treatment facilities.
10. Clark Construction Group
💰 Revenue: $5 billion.
👷 Employees: 4,200.
🏢 Headquarters: Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
📅 Founded: 1906.
The company that acquired 10th place among the top 15 of the biggest construction companies in the United States, is Clark Construction Group. The company was founded in 1906 making it more than a century old. The company was founded by George Hyman in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S. The company only provides construction services and it is a private company.
The company was an excavation company at first. After that, the company moved into the construction of buildings as there was rapid growth in the county at that time. In 1923, the first project of the company was to construct a school building known as Wheatley Junior High School. During World War II, the company like all other companies in the US worked for the government. The founder of the company passed away in 1959 and his role was taken by his nephew Benjamin Rome.
In 1969, the company was bought by A. James Clark. After buying the company from the Hyman family, the company reached new levels in terms of growth. In 1995, all the construction companies that were under Clark were merged together to form Clark Construction. In 2016, after the death of Clark, his company was bought by Firm Management from Clark enterprise. It means that the parent company had to only look after their private equity, finance, and real estate.
Some of the major works that the company has done are Los Angeles International Airports’ central terminal overhaul, construction of San Antonio International Airport’s new terminal B, Los Angeles Hall of Justice repair and restoration, Pasadena City Hall overhaul, Los Angeles City Hall restoration and overhaul.
💰 Revenue: $5 billion.
👷 Employees: 3,600.
🏢 Headquarters: San Francisco, California
📅 Founded: 1888.
👨💼 CEO: Eric Foster.
The eleventh biggest Construction company in the United States is Swinerton Builders. The company was founded in 1888 by Alfred Bingham Swinerton making it one of the oldest construction companies in the US. The company specializes in general construction and green building.
The headquarter of the company is located in San Francisco, California. Swinerton is another company on this list that is owned by employees completely. The construction of commercial buildings is the main speciality of the company and they have worked all over the United States.
The quality of the work which the company provides is visible when we look at the Fairmont Hotel which was among the countable buildings that stood after the fire and earthquake of 1906. The company enters the niche of renewable energy in 2008. From 2008 till now Swinerton Renewable Energy has helped in setting up 3.5 GW of projects.
Moreover, they also provide solutions and long-term maintenance as well. Some of the most famous works done by Swinerton are Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco Center, Levi’s Plaza, Eel River Bridge, Western Sugar Refinery and NASA Substantianabity Base.
12. Suffolk Construction Company
Suffolk Construction Company ranks twelfth in the list of the 15 biggest construction companies in the United States of America. The company was founded in 1982 by Ed Fish in Boston, Massachusetts. After founding the company Ed Fish took a loan of $80000 and he made his son John F. Fish both the CEO and company president as well.
The company grew rapidly and in 1987 its revenue of the company reached $66 million. In 1989 the company expanded to South Florida. The company signed an agreement in 1993 with the Boston carpentry Union, in which Suffolk would use the workers of the union for all the works in Boston only. However again in the year 1999, Suffolk reached an agreement with the carpentry union to use their workers all over New England. The company kept on growing both financially and by men’s power as well when they acquired William A. Berry & Son a contractor in New England who specialize in biomedical and health care construction.
Moreover, in 2011 to expand in California they acquired ROEL Construction. In 2016, Suffolk Construction Company was chosen as the main contractor of Wynn Resorts casino in Everett, Massachusetts. In the same year, the contract for General Electric’s Boston headquarters building was also given to the company. Some of the most notable works done by Suffolk Construction Company are Millennium Tower of Boston, Miami Central, Encore Boston Harbor, 360 State Street.
13. Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Brasfield & Gorrie is another largest construction company in the USA. The company was founded by Thomas C. Brasfield in 1921. The headquarter of the company is located in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. At present, M. James Gorrie is Chief Executive Officer and M. Miller Gorrie is the president of the company. The services like General Construction, Construction Management, Design are provided by Brasfield & Gorrie.
At first, when the company was founded the main focus was given to small commercial and remodeling projects. Until 1964 the focus of the same but after the company was acquired by Miller Gorrie the focus of the company was taken towards large commercial, industrial and institutional projects. In 1967, the company’s name was changed into its present name Brasfield & Gorrie. The growth of the company led to its expansion in more directions.
During the later 1960s and early 1970s, the company diversified high-rise and specialty concrete structures. Water and Sewage treatment plants were also added to the services of the company in 1977. Such rapid growth of the company led to the setting up of many new offices around the United States. The evidence of the Brasfield & Gorrie growth is visible when we see the revenue of the company in its first year of operation which was less than $1 million to close to $2 billion in 2010.
Some of the most known works of the company are Regions Financial Corporation, Regions-Harbert Plaza, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Texoma Medical Center, SunTrust Park, Vision Land, Ensworth School, Hugo L. Black Federal Courthouse,
14. Austin Industries
In the list of the biggest construction companies in the USA, Austin Industries rank in the penultimate position. The company was founded by Charles R. Moore with the name being Austin Brothers Bridge Company. In 1921 the work of Nueces County causeway become the most profitable work of the company. In 1924, the Brothers from the name of the company was removed. A year later Austin Bridge Company got contracts for the construction of suspension bridges. By 1929 the company had 166 contacts under them. In 1932, the Austin Road Company was founded as a subsidiary of the company.
The Austin Road Company had 88 contracts of its own. In 1942 the company received a contract to build 220 storage magazines for magnesium for the war. In 1947, another subsidiary of the company was established in the name of Austin Building Company. In the following years, the company kept on growing and reaching new heights and setting new records with the passing time. In 1965, Worth Company merged with Austin Roads.
A couple of years later after J. B Templeton retired and in this place, M.B Solomon was elected as the new president. In 1974, a big decision was taken by the creation of Austin Industries as it was set as the parent company of all the Austin companies. Petrocon Inc. was bought by the company in 1982. In 2012, David B. Walls becomes the president and CEO of Austin Industries. Some of the major works of the company are Beaver Creek Bridge, Colorado River Bridge, State Highway 3 bridge at the Colorado River, Moore’s Crossing, State Highway 53 Bridge at the Leon River.
15. Flintco, LLC
The list of the 15 biggest construction companies of the United States of America ends with Flintco. Founded in 1908 as Tusla Rig, and manufacturing company the company was co-owned by C.W Flint who later on became the full owner of the company. The headquarter of the company is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. When the company first opened it used to be a supplier for drilling and pumping equipment that were in high demand due to the booming oil industry.
However, after C.W Flint fully took over the company he diversified the service. Oil field lumber yards and derricks building were the new services. During World War ll like all the other companies, Flintco also worked for the government and helped in the construction of Army bases and Airfields. The company acquired a commercial construction company and set its foot in the commercial construction field. Between 1949 to 1958 the company received its first remodeling construction project of the Hillcrest Medical Center.
In 1951, the company expanded Razorback Stadium for the University of Arkansas. For the next decade, Flintco kept growing and expanded its work into Kansas. The company got its present name between the years 1969 to 1978. For the next 3 decades, the company kept on its path of growth and in 2008 celebrated 100 years of the company. In 2013 Alberici Corporation acquired the company. In 2016, Flintco stepped into the industrial construction work.
In 2017, the logo of 5he company was updated along with the tagline. Flintco Industrial was branded in 2019. In the same years, Flintco declared its interest in working in the aviation industry. Now we will look into some of the most important works of the company Oklahoma State Capitol, Texas State Capitol, Oklahoma State University, Institute of American Indian Arts.