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Granite To Acquire Kenny Construction Company

Including integration costs and the impact of intangible amortization, the transaction is expected to be break-even to Granite’s 2013 earnings per share. Excluding intangible asset amortization, the transaction would be immediately accretive. These projections are based on preliminary estimates of the allocation of purchase price intangible assets. The final allocation will be determined after closing.

BofA Merrill Lynch is acting as financial advisor to Granite in connection with the transaction. FMI Corporation is acting as financial advisor to Kenny.

Conference Call

Granite will conduct a conference call today, December 28, 2012 at 8 a.m. Pacific time/11 a.m. Eastern time to discuss the transaction. Access to a live audio webcast and slide presentation is available at http://investor.graniteconstruction.com. The live conference call may be accessed by calling (877) 643-7158. The conference ID for the live call is 85325388. The call will be recorded and will be available for replay approximately two hours after the live audio webcast through January 3, 2013 by calling (855) 859-2056. The conference ID for the replay is also 85325388.

About Granite

Granite is one of the nation’s leading infrastructure contractors and is member of the S&P 400 Midcap Index, the FTSE KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Granite is one of the nation’s largest diversified heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers serving public- and private-sector clients nationwide. In addition, Granite has one of the oldest and most robust ethics and compliance programs in the industry. The Company has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the third year in a row. For more information, please visit graniteconstruction.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Any statements contained in this news release that are not based on historical facts, including statements regarding future events, occurrences, circumstances, activities, performance, outcomes and results, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are identified by words such as “future,” “outlook,” “assumes,” “believes,” “expects,” “estimates,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “appears,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “would,” “continue,” and the negatives thereof or other comparable terminology or by the context in which they are made. These forward-looking statements are estimates reflecting the best judgment of senior management and reflect our current expectations regarding future events, occurrences, circumstances, activities, performance, outcomes and results. These expectations may or may not be realized. Some of these expectations may be based on beliefs, assumptions or estimates that may prove to be incorrect. In addition, our business and operations involve numerous risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, which could result in our expectations not being realized or otherwise materially affect our business, financial condition, results of operations, cash flows and liquidity. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly those specifically described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K under “Item 1A. Risk Factors” and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q under “Part II, Item 1A. Risk Factors.”

Due to the inherent risks and uncertainties associated with our forward-looking statements, the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on them. The reader is also cautioned that the forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date of this news release and, except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements for any reason.



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