Kraemer North America is a nationally ranked heavy civil contractor that has earned the trust of our clients by completing complex transportation projects with the highest standards of quality, safety, and added innovation. Kraemer is focused on innovative contracting with an emphasis on the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) and design-build delivery methods.

Kraemer’s national alternative delivery group is among those leading the industry in innovative CM/GC and design-build owner, design engineer, and contractor partnerships. Kraemer has completed many of the most complex bridges and highway projects in the U.S.

For more than half a century, Kraemer has been a leader in rail construction to sustain and improve the capacity of light rail, heavy rail, commuter rail, and rapid transit projects across the nation.

We partner with numerous rail clients across the country to sustain and improve the capacity of their freight, commuter, and light rail systems. We partner with clients to minimize costs while maximizing their return. We continually deliver successful projects through a comprehensive planning and switch-out process, engineering expertise, skilled personnel and specialized equipment. Our well-defined processes and procedures ensure the highest level of safety performance on every project; meeting and often exceeding client expectations.


Marine projects built by Kraemer are found on some of the nation’s most famous and well-traveled waterways. We have completed projects on the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers, tributaries of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, and numerous inland lakes and rivers. Our marine construction operations combined with our structural erection, foundation, and shoring capabilities, provide the resources necessary to safely and efficiently complete any size marine project.

Our project experience includes dam construction and rehabilitation; air bladder dam construction and maintenance; flood control; scour abatement; shore stabilization; pump station construction; and riprap installation.