Gilchrist Construction Company asphalt paving crews are the most experienced in our region. Combined with a fleet of technologically advanced paving equipment, our teams provide a quality product to our customers.
Our bridge structures teams are the most experienced in the State of Louisiana. Comprised of 80+ team members and over 380 years of combined experience, we are well positioned to plan, execute, install, and complete all types of structure work, including pile driving, prefabricated concrete foundations, steel bridge structures, and moveable bridges.
Our highly skilled workforce and dependable fleet of paving equipment lead Louisiana’s industry in highway paving, municipal construction, concrete pavement rehabilitation, and airfield paving.
Gilchrist Construction Company has emerged as the leading Louisiana contractor in the innovative procurement market, including Design Build projects. GCC has successfully completed three Design Build Projects and is currently constructing a fourth, the flyover ramps that directly connect drivers from Interstate 10 to Louis Armstrong International Airport, located in Kenner, Louisiana.
Gilchrist Construction Company teams are equipped to perform excavation and embankment operations safely and successfully on projects utilizing state-of-the-art heavy equipment, as well as GPS-controlled equipment.
Gilchrist Construction Company is proud to be one of Louisiana’s top highway contractors, leading the way in safety, quality, innovation, and efficiency.
Beginning work in 1981 with less than 15 employees, Gilchrist Construction Company’s primary business was commercial site work and concrete construction such as foundations, sidewalks, and parking lots. During the mid-80’s, we expanded into subdivision streets and drainage and, in 1988, we ventured into the Louisiana highway market.