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Peterson Contractors, Inc. has been in the heavy and highway construction business since 1964 when founded by Cordell Peterson. He was later joined by Gale M. "Cork" Peterson, Jr., an engineering graduate of Iowa State and former Army Corps of Engineers Officer. The Company was incorporated under the laws of Iowa in 1966. PCI is located in Reinbeck, Iowa and is involved with projects throughout Iowa as well as many other States.

Construction services performed by PCI are heavy earthwork, site work, bridges, box culverts, retaining walls, demolition, raw and recycled material processing, and specialty construction services including intermediate and deep foundations, soil retention structures, micropiles, and soil stabilization. PCI is a certified installer for Geopier Foundation Company and Hubbell Chance Anchors and Foundations, with a presence in over 50% of the Continental United States. PCI is also engaged in other related activities such as heavy equipment rental, farming, and heavy hauling.

The work force consists of fifteen office personnel and four CPAs. The staff also includes an estimating team of twenty-two project managers/estimators, three Professional Engineers, and a Safety Director. There are approximately seventy field supervisors year round who manage anywhere from 200 to 450 construction craft-persons, depending on the season.

Peterson Contractors, Inc. is proud of their leadership in the heavy-highway industry in Iowa and their continued association with Iowa State University. The success of any organization is directly related to the caliber of people in that organization. PCI says it like this "OUR PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE".

PCI Awards:

Iowa Quality Initiative Structures Awards

PCI Organization Affiliations:

Associated General Contractors of Iowa
Associated General Contractors of America
Master Builders of Iowa
National Association of Demolition Contractors
ADSC: The International Association of Foundation Drilling
Associated Builders & Contractors of Iowa
IMTA: Iowa Motor Truck Association
National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association

2009 Peterson Contractors Inc.