An overview of the Ames Culture, History and the Markets it serves. Since 1962, 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.


For 60 years, Ames Construction has delivered high-quality construction services throughout North America. Ames is a full-service heavy civil and industrial general contractor and a proven self-performer that completes projects safely, on time, and within budget.... Read More >

Sandpoint Junction Connector Project - Railroad Bridge - Idaho

A new rail bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint, Idaho, is on track to be put into service in November, with Ames Construction crews completing their work 14 months ahead of schedule! The new 4,769-foot rail bridge was constructed adjacent to an existing rail bridge, with the goal of reducing congestion and moving freight more efficiently. With Ames’ work on the new bridge complete, crews are proceeding with a bridge span replacement project on the original bridge. Ames crews have maintained an excellent safety and quality record during this challenging build process. Learn more about this project at Read More >

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 >