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AMES CONSTRUCTION OVERVIEW


An overview of the Ames Culture, History and the Markets it serves. For nearly 60 years, Ames Construction has delivered quality construction services. We started out as a small, family-run earthwork contractor that served a single community. Today, we’ve grown into a full-service, heavy civil and industrial general contractor that operates throughout North America.

CC&V MLE2 SQUAW GULCH VLF


Ames crews constructed a new Valley Leach Facility (VLF) in Squaw Gulch for the expansion of existing leaching operations for gold recovery ore processing. The project is the single largest leach pad constructed at the site to date, with a footprint of approximately 350 acres.... Read More >

RED ROCK HYDROELECTRIC


Ames crews worked on construction to retrofit an existing dam to generate renewable, clean power at the Red Rock Hydroelectric project in Iowa.

ST. CROIX CROSSING


When the Stillwater Lift Bridge was deemed fracture-critical in 2008, interstate commuters began to envision relief from the increasing frustration associated with crossing the 85-year-old iconic structure; more than 18,000 vehicles traveled the bridge daily and traffic often backed up for miles. It would take decades of debate, an act of Congress and a bill signed by the president before construction on a new bridge would begin in 2013.... Read More >