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LEGACY PARKWAY PROJECT


■ Underground and mechanical piping many repeat clients they will receive The company’s heavy highway divi-
■ Equipment installation the same superior level of service sion focuses on traditional projects such
“Throughout the historical journey of they have come to expect from as bridges and overpasses. Its recent proj-
the company, Ames teams have worked Ames Construction.” ects include the 2002 Legacy Bridge at
on many large and complex construction the University of Utah, the Virgin River
projects for customers in many indus- Heavy Highway Know-How Bridge near Hurricane, Utah, the “Lego”
tries,” the company says. “Our proven Wadsworth Brothers Construction, found- bridges on east Interstate 215 and 34
ability to provide quality work within ed in 1991, is a heavy highway and build- miles of HOV lane construction on I-15
budget, and our reputation for perform- ing contractor based in Draper, Utah. in Utah County, Utah.
ance under adverse conditions and de- Owner and President Guy Wadsworth is The highway division has branched
manding schedules, has allowed us the a 30-year construction industry veteran. into concrete paving, water tanks, pile-
opportunity to work with many of these The company in its current form is driving and steel erection. The building
customers on a repeat basis.” somewhat new, but the Wadsworth fami- division specializes in concrete frames
ly has been part of the construction and parking structures with more than 1
Strong Values industry for three generations. Hailing million square feet of parking completed
Ames Construction remains family from Idaho, previous generations of the to date. The precast division, operating as
owned and “deeply rooted in a strong family established Wadsworth Construct- Five Diamond Precast, manufactures and
work ethic that values business relation- ion in Idaho Falls. installs precast concrete products from
ships built on honesty, performance and “Today, the Wadsworth name is syn- its facility in North Salt Lake, Utah.
mutual trust,” the company notes. “We onymous with heavy highway construc- “Wadsworth Brothers Construction has
understand that our past success is a tion in Utah, and Wadsworth Brothers is literally grown from a one-man opera-
direct result of performing to the best of proud to carry on the family tradition of tion running out of the back of a pick-up
our ability, every day, on every project.” hard work and craftsmanship,” the com- truck to a major regional highway and
The company employs more then pany states. “Although Wadsworth Broth- frame contractor over the past 15 years,”
1,500 craft, supervisory and administra- ers Construction began as a bridge con- the company says. “[The company] now
tive personnel throughout the country. tractor, today, our firm has several divi- works throughout the intermountain
“These talented employees move on sions and has diversified into a multifac- area and is licensed for general building
from project to project, assuring our eted contractor.” and general engineering construction.” ■

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