Granite Construction

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Granite Construction Inc.
Industry Engineering, Construction
Founded 1922 (1922)
Key people
James H. Roberts
(Director, President and CEO)
Number of employees
3,600 (2013)

Granite Construction Inc. (NYSEGVA) is a member of the S&P 400 Index based in Watsonville, California, and is the parent corporation of Granite Construction Company, a heavy civil general contractor and construction material producer.

Incorporated in 1922 and publicly traded since 1990, Granite Construction Company is composed of a materials division and two geographically divided operating divisions (Granite West, located in Watsonville, and Granite East, located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex suburb of Lewisville, Texas), under which are several regional offices.

Granite specializes in both public and private sector transportation infrastructure projects that include: roads, highways, tunnels, bridges, locks and dams, mass transit facilities and airports. The materials division produces construction materials such as sand, gravel, ready-mix and asphalt concrete.

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