George A. Riley joins Rieth as a partner and the firm becomes Rieth-Riley Construction Co.
Indiana State Highway Commission awards Rieth-Riley the state’s Federal-Aid Project No. 1 to place 6.5 miles of concrete for Lincoln Highway, now U.S. 33.
Rieth-Riley wins its first Michigan contract, to build a 6.5-mile section of old M-11 in Berrien County.
Rieth-Riley replaces brick pavement on Main Street in Goshen with concrete.
Rieth-Riley opens two permanent asphalt plants at South Bend.
World War II ends and Rieth-Riley gains numerous employees with military construction experience.
President Dwight Eisenhower signs interstate highway bill
Rieth-Riley surfaces the Ford High School Seed Test Track at Romeo, Michigan, and builds new, four-lane U.S. 33 between Goshen and Elkhart.
Rieth-Riley receives a National Asphalt Paving Association Ecological Award for landscaping of Lansing office; Rieth-Riley and Spartan Asphalt Paving Co., repave runways and taxiways at Capitol City Airport in Lansing.
Rieth-Riley reports a record $57.5 million in volume.
Blair A. Rieth is named Indiana’s Outstanding Highway Constructor by Indiana Constructors, Inc.; Rieth-Riley builds Indiana Toll Road interchanges at Mishawaka and Bristol.
Rieth-Riley wins paving contract for new General Motors plant near Fort Wayne.
Board of directors and Rieth family initiate employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) with intention of transferring company ownership to the employees.
Rieth family sells its remaining 50 percent of shares to the Rieth-Riley ESOP trust.
Rieth-Riley builds a $35 million runway at Memphis International Airport and partners with Superior Construction Co., Inc. to resurface Borman Expressway in Gary.
Rieth Riley is NAPA Sheldon G. Hayes Award Finalist.
Rieth Riley and Ferrovial Agroman Indiana LLC joint venture wins $250 million contract to rebuild Indiana Toll Road in Lake and Porter counties.
Rieth-Riley begins design-build expansion of Borman Expressway.
Rieth-Riley buys Michigan and Indiana assets of Aggregate Industries.
Rieth-Riley receives Silver ESOP Award from the ESOP Association.
Rieth-Riley is honored by Asphalt Paving Association of Michigan for its paving of Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail in Niles Charter Township.
Building Roads for the Future
Rieth-Riley Construction was established in 1916 when Albert A. Rieth saw a need to build roads to carry the growing auto traffic in Northern Indiana. Fast forward 100 years, Rieth-Riley is now Midwest’s most respected road builder, paving contractor, and commercial contractor. We take pride in the communities we serve.