Colas USA is in the business of building for communities, cities and the people who live in them. Our team is 10,000 employees strong. In this business, you have to be strong, with an unrelenting drive for excellence to construct the quality projects we do - safely.

The general public depends on the big projects Colas USA undertakes. We construct and maintain roads, air, rail and maritime transport infrastructures, urban development projects and recreational facilities.


Our organization is comprised of a family of eight companies in the U.S.; each responsible for conducting business in ninety regions respective to each location. U.S. operations began in 1979 when Barrett Industries joined the group.


Colas USA is part of the worldwide Colas Group. Globally, there are 70,000 employees throughout 1,400 divisions in forty countries on five continents. The group takes-on more than 100,000 projects each year, backed by a tight international network of quarries, emulsion plants, and asphalt plants.


At the core of who we are is our set of values, of which safety is always number one. “Goal Zero” is Colas’ comprehensive program that strives to achieve “zero incidents” at offices, shops, and work sites. The program is supported by training, testing, meetings, inspections, and on-going education. Colas North America employees and companies are highly praised and awarded for their commitment to safety.