Business of the Week: S.M. Hentges & Sons and Ames Construction

This week the Jordan City Council approved two new residential developments: Stonebridge 3rd & 4th Additions to be developed by S.M. Hentges and Sons and Bridle Creek 9th – 13th Additions to be developed by Ames Construction.  Both companies have extensive  construction experience.  The two developments will bring much needed housing to the community, increasing the number of residents to support local businesses and schools.

S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc.

Established in the spring of 1981, Steve and Jeanette Hentges started out with just a backhoe and a crane. Now, with over decades of construction experience in the areas of Underground Utilities, Concrete/Curb and Gutter, Earthworks and Bridgework the company is known for its expertise with complex projects and for  delivering outstanding service to each client.​

S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc. has the capacity to perform complex projects utilizing industry leading technology which enables them to increase efficiency and provide added value for their clients. S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc. can provide a wide variety of services, including:

-Underground Utilities
-Mass Grading
​-Curb & Gutter
​-Concrete Paving
-Erosion Control

S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc. takes great pride in its ability to build an exceptional project and deepen client relationships, all while mainting budgets and time schedules. S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc. has performed these services throughout the Midwest since 1981 and attributes its success to teamwork.



S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc.
650 Quaker Avenue
​Jordan, MN 55352
​P: 952.492.5700    F: 952.492.5705


Ames Construction

For more than half a century, Ames Construction has been delivering quality construction services to our customers. Founded in 1962, the company started as a small, family-run earthwork contractor that served a community. Today, Ames has grown into a full-service, heavy civil and industrial general contractor that serves customers throughout North America. While maintaining corporate offices in Minnesota, our regional offices are strategically located in multiple geographic areas in the US and Canada to support and serve our customers’ ever-evolving project demands.

Throughout our historical journey, Ames teams have worked on various large and complex construction projects for clients in diverse industries. Our proven ability to self-perform and produce quality work within budget, along with our reputation for performance under adverse conditions and demanding schedules, has earned us the opportunity to work with many customers on a repeat basis.

Ames Construction remains a family-owned enterprise, deeply rooted in a strong work ethic that values business relationships built on honesty, performance and mutual trust. We understand that our past success is a direct result of performing to the best of our ability, every day on every project.

We are proud of our accomplishments, and are committed to upholding our reputation and tradition of providing superior construction services to our customers into the 21st century and beyond.


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Ames Construction

2000 Ames Drive
Burnsville, MN 55306
Phone: 952-435-7106
Fax: 952-435-7142