“People & Places” April feature!

April 11, 2023

This month Bowes Construction was the “People and Places” feature of the month. This program is lead by the Brookings Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Brookings Register. This article featured Bowes for innovative ways for attracting new employees as well as retaining employees. Also, this article featured our CDL school that Bowes has …

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Brookings Business of the Month

December 2, 2021

The Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Bowes Construction, Inc. as the November 2021 Business of the Month! Founded in 1975 by Lyle and Marcia Bowes, the company has been serving Brookings and the surrounding communities for over 40 years in the road construction industry. In 2012, Lyle and Marcia’s children, Jason …

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Veteran Owned Business of the Year

June 22, 2021

Bowes construction recently received the veteran owned business of the year (2021) in Brookings. This is what the Brookings area chamber of commerce had to say. Help us congratulate Bowes Construction Inc. and Jason Bowes on receiving the Brookings Small Business Week Veteran-Owned Business Award! This was one touching nomination. “I truly believe Jason Bowes …

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First Annual Community in Construction Event

April 28, 2021

On April 17th , 2021 Bowes Construction had our first annual Community in Construction Event! The event ran from 11-2 and it was an absolute blast! Raffles were given out every 20 minutes with our grand prize being a load of gravel. Free food was available for the entire community thanks to Midwest Fresh Catering. …

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Equipment Operators & Truck Drivers

May 16, 2018

If you are looking to join a team that provides you with the most beneficial resources necessary to be successful in your career, become part of the Bowes Construction team.  Positions available in Brookings and Sioux Falls are Equipment Operators and Truck Drivers.  Excellent pay and benefits package.  Some travel is between Brookings and Sioux …

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The Road Ahead: Asphalt for Generations

August 24, 2016

Long before “sustainability” became an eagerly pursued part of the American business plan, the asphalt industry initiated research and field practices that have constantly enhanced the viability of asphalt as an environmentally sound building material. To date, the monumental accomplishment of this initiative lies in recycling. Asphalt is the most recycled material in America. About …

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Asphalt or concrete: a ‘hard choice’ for council

April 8, 2014

BROOKINGS – On a night when councilors tried to shoot a hole in their own 2014 budget with last-minute gifts and subsidies, and on a night when one councilor obliquely threatened to pull financial support for the SDSU Research Park, the real drama at the Tuesday city council meeting hinged on a single question:  Asphalt …

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Road Recycling

March 19, 2013

Full-depth Reclamation (FDR) is an in-place road rehabilitation method that works by uniformly crushing, pulverizing and re-mixing the pavement section of a road and utilizing a predetermined portion of the underlying base materials. This process offers a cost effective, time saving and environmentally-friendly recycling solution for road construction. The rehabilitation procedure enables pavement and shoulder …

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Donor Spotlight

October 30, 2012

DONOR SPOTLIGHT – BOWES CONSTRUCTION Contractor’s Donations Pave Way To Better Facilities Eric Peterson and Miranda (Bowes) Peterson of Bowes Construction make donations in kind to SDSU by working on grading, gravel, and asphalt projects at athletic facilities. It usually takes more than a little rain to dampen the spirits of Jackrabbit football fans on …

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Triple Threat

October 30, 2012

The heat was on – both literally and figuratively – the Bowes Construction crew as they worked to widen Highway 45 in South Dakota last August. Afternoon high temperatures routinely pushed 100° F, and they had just three weeks to reclaim nearly 32 km (20 miles) of road that had a 229 mm (9″) asphalt …

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