W.W. Clyde Company
W.W. Clyde was founded in 1926 by Wilford W. Clyde, brother to George Dewey Clyde, who later became a Governor of Utah. The company began as a business focused on building roads, and now specializes in a variety of construction services, including building bridges and other structures, highways, pipelines, mining and mine reclamation, site development, and aggregate processing. It currently employs about 450 people.
In the past, W.W. Clyde & Co. has completed many major projects:
- 1940s: Salt Lake City International Airport expansion; St. George Municipal Airport; replacement of Scofield Dam
- 1950s: Salt Lake City’s State Street
- 1960s: Arthur V. Watkins Dam; Starvation Bridge
- 1970s: Utah Power and Light plant and substation; LDS Church Office Building
- 1980s: Green River Bridge; Interstate 215 belt route
- 1990s: Barney’s Canyon Pipeline; South Towne Center
- 2000s: 2002 Winter Olympics projects
In 2008, W.W. Clyde constructed Segment 4 of the Legacy Parkway project, a freeway in Davis County. Segment 4 included eight structures and a pedestrian bridge, and was a $100 million project. W.W. Clyde is a subsidiary of Clyde Companies, Inc, which also owns Geneva Rock, Sunroc, Gorge Rock, and Beehive Insurance.