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Byrom Elementary School Eagle Scout Project

Mason Lewallen from Boy Scout Troop 530 began a project to add pavers around some raised garden beds at Byrom Elementary School in Tualatin, Oregon. Kerr Contractors was happy to support this energetic group of scouts to help Mason work towards his Eagle Scout. Great job!!

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NUCA Equipment Rodeo

NUCA held an equipment rodeo on July 22nd at the Canby Fairgrounds. This was a regular event up to 2008. This year’s event restarted this tradition of having a fun and family event. Besides the opportunities for operators of all skill levels to test their prowess against the competition, there was food as well as great events for kids. If you missed this year’s event, make plans to attend next year’s event.

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June & July 2018 Bid Activity

During the month of June, Kerr Contractors was low bidder on three projects:

Fenton Avenue for Clackamas County in Molalla, Oregon $698,465
Airport Parking Lot for the Dept. of Admin. Services in Salem, Oregon $1,503,079
Reed’s Crossing Apartment for Holland Construction in Hillsboro, Oregon >$5M

So far in July, Kerr Contractors was low bidder on two projects for Washington County:

174th Avenue & Bronson in Beaverton, Oregon $2,088,653
Clark Hill Road in Hillsboro, Oregon $598,410

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30 Year Celebration

How sweet it is! Kerr Contractors is celebrating 30 years of heavy civil construction. From humble beginnings in 1988, we have grown into one of the Northwest’s largestest heavy civil contractors. On June 9th, we were blessed with good weather as we celebrated this milestone at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville. Employees and their families joined us and took time to celebrate this milestone as we prepare for the heavy lifting of this season’s construction. Over 30 years there has been a lot of heavy lifting!

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South Hillsboro Drone Update

Check out the drone footage which shows the current status of the South Hillsboro and Reed’s Crossing project. Click on the “Read More” link for a great youtube video. Lots of progress over the last several months. Great job by the project Team lead by Kacy Carter and Scott Nelson.

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Hillsboro School District New Parking Lots

Cornerstone Management Group has awarded three projects to reconstruct the existing school parking lots to offer greater safety for Parent’s and buses picking up and dropping off students. The three schools include Eastwood Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School and Ladd Acres Elementary School. Work will proceed as soon as school breaks for summer and be completed prior to the new school year starting in the fall.

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2018 Boy Scout Sporting Clays Event

The 2018 Boy Scouts Sporting Clays event is May 17-18. Kerr Contractors has been the presenting sponsor for this event since 2003 and is proud to continue this fund raising event to support scouting.

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Pipe Trainer Dedication

Northwest Utility Contractor Association (NWUCA) sponsored the dedication of the “one-of-a-kind” pipe trainer facility at the Northwest College of Construction (NWCC) on May 2, 2018. Kerr Contractors proudly donated labor and equipment to construct this “one-of-a-kind” pipe trainer facility. This represents a significant investment towards workforce development for the construction industry.

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Cedar Hills Blvd. Widening & Access Road

Kerr Contractors was awarded the contract for the Cedar Hills Blvd. Widening and Access Road Project from the Beaverton School District. Work will include the construction of a new access road across the William Walker School property from Cedar Hills Blvd. Work also includes improvements and widening on Cedar Hills Blvd.

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The Daily Journal of Commerce 2018 News Maker Awards

The Daily Journal of Commerce held its 2018 News Maker Awards at the Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland on March 28.

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Mark Perry Tribute

A tribute to Mark Perry aka “Pokie” who was a valued member of the Kerr Contractors family

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I-205 Freeway from Johnson Creek Blvd. to the Glenn Jackson Bridge

Kerr Contractors was recently awarded the a contract for the I-205 Freeway from Johnson Creek to the Glenn Jackson Bridge for ODOT

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OSU Heavy Civil Competition Prep

This year’s group of Oregon State University students is preparing for the annual Reno Estimating Competition at Kerr Contractor’s offices in Woodburn.

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South Hillsboro Site Development

This new, innovative place will help meet some of our current and future needs for housing while creating an amazing neighborhood.

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ODOT Low Bid for Columbia River project

Kerr Contractors was low bidder for ODOT on a project in the Columbia Gorge called the I-84 Farley Slide.

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Cornelius Pass project wins 2017 APWA Project of the Year

American Public Works Association 2017 Project of the Year as well as Honors Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies for their 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards.

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DJC Transportation Project of the Year 2016

Sunrise Corridor Project for ODOT, Happy Valley, Oregon, received 2nd Place by the Daily Journal of Commerce as Transportation Project of the Year for 2016.

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