R.A. Cullinan & Son

Located in the Peoria area, R. A. Cullinan & Son has been a respected industry leader in asphalt paving, aggregate production, underground work and subdivision construction from its inception in 1913. A leader in these markets, they enjoy a loyal customer base throughout Central Illinois, attracting new customers with their rock-solid reputation for the quality work. Locally owned and operated for over 100 years, R.A. Cullinan is a third-generation family business.

Rowe Construction

Rowe has been operating in the Bloomington markets since 1964, specializing in asphalt paving, concrete paving, aggregates, and a complete site package for developers. They have been involved in large paving and construction projects including major upgrades and rehabilitation projects on I-55 and I-74, plus the four-lane improvements of Rt. 150 around the Diamondstar plant. Rowe was also the contractor for the major upgrade of Veterans Road.

Illinois Valley Paving

IVP was founded in 1963 in Bluffs, Illinois specifically for asphalt construction, later incorporating concrete. IVP has since earned a reputation for excellent work through their attention to quality, becoming one of the most highly regarded and largest asphalt and concrete pavers in Illinois. Having done widespread concrete paving, the extensive miles laid on I-39 is included in their resume. They have also completed projects in Missouri and large concrete paving operations in Tennessee and Arkansas.


Freesen was also founded in Bluffs, Illinois. Started by two brothers, the company began its journey with a single bulldozer in 1946. Since that meager beginning, they have expanded into one of the largest earth moving fleets in the Midwest. Freesen has performed virtually every form of heavy and highway construction over its history. They currently focus on bridge and structure construction, sheet piling, mass earth and rock excavation, and general earthwork.

Gunther Construction

Gunther has been in the road construction business since the early 1900's, before there were even highways. Their history began in Galesburg, Illinois where the company helped create some of the town's original brick streets. Today, Gunther continues to focus on heavy construction, including bridges, highways, asphalt paving, and site work.

United Contractors Midwest

As a combined force, these companies create an organization offering comprehensive capabilities. Under UCM, they have carried forth their outstanding reputations earning recognition for everything from safety to environmental accountability. With a market access inherent with their long history of heavy and highway construction, the most experienced management, manpower, and an extensive equipment fleet, UCM serves as a leader in the industry.