Peterson Contractors, Inc. has been in the heavy and highway construction business since 1964 when founded by Cordell Q. Peterson. He was later joined by Gale M. “Cork” Peterson, Jr. The Company was incorporated under the laws of Iowa in 1966. Located in Reinbeck, Iowa, PCI is involved with projects throughout the state of Iowa and the entire continental United States. PCI has vast experience in grading, site work, demolition, crushing, structures, Geopiers®, deep foundations, earth retention, and design-build projects.

PCI is authorized to work in the following states: AL, AK, AR, AZ, CT, CO, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, MO, NE, ND, ND, NM, OH, OR, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI, AND WY.

The PCI workforce consists of twenty-three project managers, of which thirteen are construction engineers, over fifty foreman, and up to 550 tradespersons. The workforce is supported by an extensive administrative staff that includes four Certified Public Accountants and a safety director.

Peterson Contractors is proud of their leadership in the heavy and highway industry. The success of any organization is directly related to the caliber of their people. PCI says it like this: “OUR PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”


Peterson Contractors has a team of engineers and professional trades persons who use the latest technological advancements to develop your project.

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The designs and structures developed by the professionals at Peterson Contractors are based on over 50 years of experience in the heavy construction

 industry. With integrity as the foundation for our growth, PCI has been building successful projects since 1964.

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PCI ensures the effective execution of your project with a full range of equipment to meet the needs of even the most complex project. Our highly

trained operators are yet another dimension of our team-oriented approach to project success.