MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 10, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, received awards for projects completed in 2016 from Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Associated General Contractors (AGC).
Lehman-Roberts Co. was recognized as TDOT’s 2016 Region 4 Smooth Ride Award recipient for the resurfacing work its crews completed on I-40. TDOT awards only one Smooth Ride Award for jobs costing more than $1.5 million in each of their four regions. The I-40 project had over 100,000 tons of milling and asphalt paving along a 7.44-mile stretch of I-40 and had to be completed between the hours of 8:00 pm and 5:00 am Sunday through Thursday.
Additionally, MDOT presented Lehman-Roberts Co. with Mississippi’s Best Thin Lift Overlay Award for its work on State Route 17 in Carroll County. This job was completed by the southern field operations crews, as well as the crew at Plant 1 in Winona, Miss.
The Associated General Contractors Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) program is the industry’s elite safety excellence awards program. Lehman Roberts Co. was honored to receive the 2016 Safety Culture Award from the Tennessee Chapter. This award is given to the company whose management shows commitment to safety through the amount of safety training sessions, new program implementation and best practices during the year.
About Lehman-Roberts Company
Lehman-Roberts Co. has been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more than 75 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Lehman-Roberts Co. continues to build upon a long tradition of quality, trust and strong managerial leadership that distinguishes the company among competitors in the highway construction industry. With an impressive record, vibrant leadership, and sister-company Memphis Stone & Gravel Co., Lehman-Roberts Co. is well poised for its next 75 years of success “paving the Mid-South.”
For more information about Lehman-Roberts Co., please call (901) 774-4000 or visit www.lehmanroberts.com.