DOTHAN, Ala., March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 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 two hot-mix asphalt plants, located in Pensacola and Defuniak Springs, Florida. Among other things, the acquisition is expected to offer the following strategic benefits to the Company:
- The Pensacola plant represents the Company’s entry into a new market from which the Company will be able to pursue a variety of public, private and Department of Defense projects.
- The Defuniak Springs plant allows the Company to service the western Florida panhandle from a convenient location on the Interstate 10 corridor.
- Both plants are located on or adjacent to aggregate rail terminals, facilitating the Company’s access to key inputs for the manufacture of hot-mix asphalt.
- Both plants are expected to be able to purchase liquid asphalt from the Company’s recently acquired terminal in Panama City, Florida.
“We are pleased to continue our expansion efforts in Florida with today’s acquisition,” said Robert P. Flowers, Senior Vice President of the Company and President of C.W. Roberts Contracting, Incorporated, the Company’s Florida subsidiary. “We believe that the Florida panhandle is poised for growth in the coming years, and this transaction positions us favorably to participate in that growth by expanding our Florida footprint.”
About Construction Partners, Inc.
Construction Partners, Inc. is a vertically integrated civil infrastructure company operating across five southeastern states, with 35 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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