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1939

1939

Post 5 of '90 Years in the Making' – A W.W. Clyde & Co. Blog Series Government Sponsored Contracts The government’s investment in road construction helped keep W.W. Clyde & Co. busy during the Great Depression. W.W.’s attention to detail and flexibility allowed him to be extremely successful on government projects, where government mandates often required per hour contracts to maximize…

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Incorporation

Incorporation

Post 4 of '90 Years in the Making' – A W.W. Clyde & Co. Blog Series The Great Depression Economic conditions in the late 20’s and early 30’s left a definite imprint on W. W. Clyde & Co. The 1929 stock market crash produced the single most devastating economic crisis in American history. Its effects on Utah’s economy were disastrous and…

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Construction Life in the 1920’s

Construction Life in the 1920’s

Post 3 of '90 Years in the Making' – A W.W. Clyde & Co. Blog Series The Highway Contractor In the 1920’s, the contractor was the most essential asset to a construction company, and W.W. took his role seriously. He was the superintendent, bookkeeper, blacksmith, storekeeper, veterinarian, and, sometimes, the cook. Other valuable components to a successful construction company included:…

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The Clyde-Sumsion Years

The Clyde-Sumsion Years

Post 2 of '90 Years in the Making' – A W.W. Clyde & Co. Blog Series Clyde and Sumsion Go Into Business After his first project in Nevada,  where W.W. said they "got nothing but experience, and a lot of it'", W.W. felt he had truly found his niche. With his head up and mind ready, W.W. made his way into…

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A Call for Infrastructure

A Call for Infrastructure

Post 1 of '90 Years in the Making' – A W.W. Clyde & Co. Blog Series Cars for the Common Man In 1908, Ford introduced its Model T –the first practical, affordable personal vehicle designed for the ‘common man’, not just the wealthy or elite. In 1914 it was the first automobile to be mass produced on assembly lines, allowing…

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New Location for 2015 Art City Days Balloon Festival

New Location for 2015 Art City Days Balloon Festival

In it's 50th year of celebration, Springville Art City Days is announcing a new location for one of the community's favorite events. The Art City Days Balloon Festival, sponsored by W.W. Clyde & Co., has been moved to Cherry Creek Elementary at 484 South 200 East in Springville. The new field will offer more room for pilots to maneuver their…

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Garrett McMullin Named Transportation Project Manager of the Year by AGC of Utah

W.W. Clyde & Co. Project Manager Garrett McMullin has been named 2014 Transportation Project Manager of the Year by the Associated General Contractors of Utah. At W.W. Clyde, we feel lucky to have such a skilled, high-caliber individual managing our projects.We would like to wish our most sincere congratulations to Garrett. He is very deserving of this prestigious award. About Transportation Project Manager…

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Bryan Ady Receives Outstanding Safety Management Award

Bryan Ady Receives Outstanding Safety Management Award

We are excited to announce that W.W. Clyde & Co. Project Superintendent Bryan Ady received the Outstanding Safety Management Award at the 2015 Clyde Interchange Event this past week. Interchange is an annual business meeting for members of the Clyde Companies family, an organization comprised of roughly 2,500 employees. Bryan Ady - Outstanding Safety Management 2014 Throughout his career at W.W.…

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W.W. Clyde & Co. Awarded South Valley Connector Project

W.W. Clyde & Co. Awarded South Valley Connector Project

SPRINGVILLE, Utah, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W.W. Clyde & Co. was recently awarded the second phase of the Cheyenne South Valley Connector project in Pocatello, Idaho. The South Valley Connector is a new two-lane highway designed to provide an east-west connector between Bannock Highway and South Fifth Avenue on the southern edge of Pocatello. In Phase 1-B, W.W. Clyde…

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