Press Release
February 23, 1999

Local Company Wins Big Paving Job

Pavex to Resurface Portion of 101 with Special Asphalt

Pavex, a division of Graniterock, is the successful bidder on a $3.6 million job to resurface Highway 101 from Whipple Avenue in Redwood City to Highway 92 in Foster City. The job will use a new polymer modified asphaltic binder that acts like rubberized asphalt. The project will require 40,000 tons of the special mix from Peninsula Road Materials Graniterock Plant.

The Caltrans Project was awarded to Pavex, which is the General Engineering Division of Watsonville based Graniterock. The Estimating Team included Rick Morales, Mike Eaker, Paul Cohoat, Frank Williams, Danny Labrador, and Margaret Bourke.

Granite Rock Company was founded on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1900. The Company is in the process of planning for its 100th Anniversary in February 2000. Graniterock has operations in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Seaside, Salinas, Hollister, Aromas, Felton, San Jose, Redwood City and South San Francisco. The Company’s Pavex Construction division is a significant regional heavy engineering contractor building roadways, airports and private commercial and residential projects.

For more information, contact:
Keith Severson, Marketing Services Manager, 831.768.2063