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    Summers-Taylor asphalt plant located in Watauga, Tenn., during the 1950s.
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    Summers-Taylor equipment and workers complete a road and drainage project in Johnson City, Tenn., during the 1950s.
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    The Summers-Taylor headquarters, showing equipment and grounds, in Elizabethton, Tenn., in 1951.
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    Road construction underway by Summers-Taylor employees on Highway 19-E through Roan Mountain, Tenn., in 1956.
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We do it all. Operating for more than 80 years, Summers-Taylor is the largest, heavy and highway construction contractor serving the tri-state region of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina. If you’ve traveled an interstate or major highway in this region, it has likely been built or repaired at some point by Summers-Taylor. 

An award-winning, family-owned business, Summers-Taylor is a “One-Stop” Contractor provider. In other words, in addition to highway construction, we can perform and manage all site preparation needed for any major building development. We also expertly perform bridge, environmental and airport construction. Our work ranges from small-scale residential paving to major highway projects costing as much as $28 million. Take time to review Our Portfolio, a list of all major projects completed since 1998, and our Client Testimonials.



  • Licensed in Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina
  • Winner of multiple NAPA Quality in Construction Awards
  • 16 time TDOT Smoothest Paving award recipient 
  • First in area to offer Warm Mix Asphalt – the new  “green” in pavement construction – and porous asphalt, HydroFlo


  • More than 500 employees 
  • Design and engineering capabilities 
  • 200 truck fleet, largest in the region 
  • Four hot-mix asphalt plants
  • Nine stationary ready-mix concrete plants
  • One portable ready-mix concrete plant