Construction Partners, Inc. Completes North Carolina Acquisition
Transaction Adds Four Hot-Mix Asphalt Plants in Central North Carolina
DOTHAN, AL, October 8, 2020 – Construction Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROAD) (the “Company”), a vertically integrated civil infrastructure company specializing in the construction and maintenance of roadways across five southeastern states, today announced that it has acquired Riley Paving, Inc., an asphalt and paving contractor based in Carthage, North Carolina. Among other things, the acquisition adds four hot-mix asphalt plants in central North Carolina, providing the Company with access to additional markets and expanding its footprint in the state.
“We are pleased to announce today’s acquisition,” said Fred J. (Jule) Smith, III, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. “Our growth strategy focuses on identifying and integrating complementary businesses with geographic and cultural synergies, which this acquisition exemplifies. We now operate 39 hot-mix asphalt plants that represent distinct local markets for CPI across our southeastern footprint.”
Jason Williams, President of Fred Smith Company, the Company’s North Carolina subsidiary, added, “We welcome our more than 70 new employees and look forward to continuing to improve North Carolina’s transportation infrastructure together.”
About Construction Partners, Inc.
Construction Partners, Inc. is a vertically integrated civil infrastructure company operating across five southeastern states, with 39 hot-mix asphalt plants, nine aggregate facilities and one liquid asphalt terminal. Publicly funded projects make up the majority of its business and include local and state roadways, interstate highways, airport runways and bridges. The majority of the Company’s public projects are maintenance-related. Private sector projects include paving and sitework for office and industrial parks, shopping centers, local businesses and residential developments. To learn more, visit www.constructionpartners.net.
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