Press Release
March 22, 2012

Graniterock Bestows Award Of Excellence To Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County Public Works Team Earns Accolades

Graniterock recognized the outstanding work of the Santa Cruz County Public Works Team with an Award of Excellence Plaque at the Annual Pavement EXPO held at the 112 year old Company’s A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas on Thursday, March 22, 2012. The award is in recognition of the 2011 Road Maintenance Program, which maximized tax payer dollars through efficient use of materials and resources to keep the motoring public safe and moving freely about the county.

The Santa Cruz County Public Works Team was honored for their excellent workmanship in performing and placing pavement strategies on various roads throughout the County. This work was done to the highest standards in the industry, while also maintaining a safe construction environment for the motoring public. The crews consistently showed pride in their workmanship and in their County.

Graniterock has been headquartered in Watsonville, California, since its founding in 1900. The Company’s employees work in branch locations in South San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Salinas, Monterey, Oakland, Watsonville, Felton, Cupertino, and Santa Cruz. Graniterock supplies construction materials including ready-mix concrete, hot mix asphalt, building materials, landscaping supplies, rock, sand and gravel. The Company’s Pavex Construction Division is a significant regional heavy engineering contractor building roadways, airports and private commercial and residential projects. Graniterock received the 1992 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the 1994 Governor’s Golden State Quality Award.

For more information, contact:
Don Barrett, 831.768.2309
Keith Severson, 831.768.2063