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USDA Contractor of the Year awarded to Ketchikan Ready Mix and Quarry


Official U.S. Forest Service photo – by Paul Robbins Jr.

Ketchikan Ready Mix and Quarry was presented the award by Regional Forester Beth Pendleton at the Tongass National Forest, Forest Supervisor’s Office in Ketchikan on September 19, 2017. Pictured from left, Beth Pendleton, Harold Enright, Tammy Carroll, Loren Enright, Morgan Enright, and Contracting Officer Mari Meiners.

KETCHIKAN, Alaska, Oct. 31, 2017 – The US Forest Service nominated, and the USDA selected, Ketchikan Ready Mix and Quarry (KRMQ) as the USDA HUBZone Contractor of the Year for 2017. The USDA award program celebrates the accomplishments of small businesses, individuals, and groups. The program encourages economic development in historically utilized business zones–of which Ketchikan, Alaska is one.

Located in Ketchikan, KRMQ is owned by the Enright family and has been in the business of performing construction, concrete and gravel services in Southeast Alaska since 1994. KRMQ has performed many types of work for the Forest Service including highway, street and bridge construction; road and bridge maintenance; and roadside brushing. Among other active contracts, KRMQ is currently working on a Forest Service project to replace or relocate nine bridges along with other road maintenance on the Hoonah Road system.

For interviews and information to be used for publication, contact the Tongass Public Affairs Officer at 907-228-6201.

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