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.

AGC of America Build America Award

Ames Construction was honored to be a recipient of the AGC of America Construction Risk Partners Build America Award for the Winona Bridge CMGC project over the Mississippi River in Minnesota. Learn what it means to win the prestigious award from Ames employees who helped build this awesome project. The video offers insights from recent winners and what it means to win the prestigious I-Beam award. For more than 40 years Ames Construction has been a member of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The oldest and largest construction association representing general and specialty contractors. The Build America awards honor AGC members who build the nation's most impressive construction projects ranging across the building, highway and transportation, utility infrastructure, and federal and heavy divisions.... Read More >

Veterans Day - Honoring All Who Served

Ames Construction honors and appreciates the sacrifices and selflessness of the men and women who serve in the American armed forces, both active service members and veterans. We are grateful for your dedication, commitment, and unwavering service to this country in defending our nation and freedom. Thank you to all our Ames Veterans. Happy Veterans Day.... Read More >


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