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In Alabama and throughout the Southeast, W. S. Newell, Inc. has become well known for its work in commercialindustrial and residential developments in addition to highway and bridge construction, airports and waterways.

Founded over 60 years ago by Billy Newell, the company now operates as W. S. Newell & Sons, Inc. with Sam and Keith Newell serving as President and Vice-President respectively.

The company’s numerous Interstate projects include: I-65, I-85, I-10, I-59 and I-20. Other accomplished highway projects include: Corridor X, Corridor V, Hwy 98 Relocation, Hwy 280 and Hwy 331.Hwy_Pic_005_I-85_Exit_50_in_Auburn.jpg

Newell played a key role in the construction of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, the largest water resource project ever built in the United States, by excavating 5 of the 9 locks and dams.  Newell excavated more than 20 million cubic yards of material during its time at the waterway.

Residential_Pic_001.jpgAnother successful and challenging project Newell preformed was Stagefields at Fort Rucker.  In addition to the construction of helicopter staging areas, Newell moved more than 4 million cubic yards of unclassified excavation and borrow material in five months.

Aside from Government work, W. S. Newell & Sons, Inc. has been noted for its development work for many large subdivisions including Deer Creek, Wynlakes and Towne Lake in Montgomery.

Commerical_Pic_003_Bass_Pro_Shops_Prattville.JPGRetail development is another strong suit for the company.  Newell has developed sites for 15 Super Wal-Mart locations and multiple shopping centers comprised of The Home Depot, Lowes, Books-A-Million, Bass Pro Shops, Old Navy and Target, World Market and many more.

W. S. Newell & Sons, Inc. has performed work for mining industries around the state as well as railroad and airport construction projects.

With more than 60 years experience in the construction business, W. S. Newell & Sons, Inc. has the resources and knowledge to provide its clients with the best quality performance available.