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Foster to lead Manhattan Road & Bridge Company’s Northwest Arkansas division

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

David Foster

Springdale, Arkansas (May 21, 2019) – Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, a top-tier bridge, and infrastructure construction firm, has named 30-year construction industry veteran David Foster as vice president of operations of its Northwest Arkansas division. With offices in Springdale and Little Rock, Manhattan provides bridge and heavy infrastructure construction services throughout the state of Arkansas. The company also operates in Oklahoma and Florida.

David is credited with leading teams to deliver more than $170 million in prime infrastructure contracts in Arkansas, and from his work as a public servant he bears a front-row perspective on how our clients and the community define project success,” said Todd A. Saxton, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company executive vice president. “As a life-long member of the Northwest Arkansas community, David brings local-area knowledge and a distinctive combination of expertise to continue Manhattan’s commitment to construction excellence.”

Foster is a Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce board member, and previously served as chairman of The Arkansas Association of General Contractors Highway Division board. Before joining Manhattan, he served as vice president for APAC-Central in Fayetteville. He also worked as a resident engineer for the Arkansas Transportation Department and as an area engineer for the Federal Highway Administration. He holds the Professional Engineer (PE) credential granted by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). He is a 1989 graduate of the University of Arkansas College of Engineering and was inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineers in 2015.

About Manhattan Road & Bridge Company:

Ranked 17th in the nation on Engineering News-Record’s 2018 top bridge contractors list, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company provides bridge and heavy infrastructure construction services throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Florida. From massive inner-city bridge projects to intricate decorative and stained concrete bridge construction, the Company performs turn-key bridge projects, bridge repair, and pile driving services.

Manhattan Road and Bridge Co. is a subsidiary of Manhattan Construction Group, which provides Builder-Driven Preconstruction®, construction management, general building, design-build, and turn-key projects, roads, bridges, civil works, pipeline and specialty construction services throughout the U.S., Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Other subsidiaries include Manhattan Construction Co., Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Cantera Concrete Co., Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safe Zone, LLC. Manhattan Construction Group was named 2017 “Contractor of the Year” in a five-state region by ENR Texas & Louisiana.