Granite Construction

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Granite Construction Inc.
Traded as NYSEGVA
S&P 400 Component
Industry Engineering, Construction
Founded 1922 (1922)
Headquarters Watsonville, California, United States
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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