1980 – 2000

David Kraemer, third generation CEO, continues to move the company forward with a belief in aggressive bidding and maintaining a healthy backlog. Significant events include: first joint venture I-35E/I-94; largest dollar volume projects were the Missouri River Bridge ($23.7M) and Burlington, Iowa Cable Stayed Bridge ($35.5 M); first dam construction on the Starved Rock Dam in LaSalle, Illinois; first construction of MSE walls (and first in Wisconsin) on the Rose Street Viaduct; sale of Toledo, Ohio quarry in 1992, crushing business in 1996, and Burnsville landfill operations in 1997; first true design-build project in Bettendorf, Iowa of a bridge over railroad access to Lady Luck Casino; and Page Avenue construction of twin 17-span bridges across the Missouri River.