Sterling Construction Company, Inc. Affiliate, Myers & Sons, Is Apparent Low Bidder On A California Department Of Transportation Project Valued At Approximately $29.7 Million

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NasdaqGS:STRL) (“Sterling” or “the Company”) today announced that its affiliate, Myers & Sons Construction, L.P. (“Myers & Sons”), was apparent low bidder on the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) US 50/Silva Valley project in El Dorado County, with a bid of $29,693,327. The project consists of constructing three box girder bridges and one flat slab bridge, and is estimated to take two years to complete.

Peter MacKenna, Sterling’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Sterling and Myers & Sons are proud to have the opportunity to work with El Dorado County on this important project, which will help relieve traffic congestion in El Dorado Hills.”

Sterling is a leading heavy civil construction company that specializes in the building and reconstruction of transportation and water infrastructure projects in Texas, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California and other states where there are construction opportunities. Its transportation infrastructure projects include highways, roads, bridges and light rail and its water infrastructure projects include water, wastewater and storm drainage systems.

This press release includes certain statements that fall within the definition of “forward-looking statements” under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including overall economic and market conditions, federal, state and local government funding, competitors’ and customers’ actions, and weather conditions, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, including those risks identified in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Accordingly, such statements should be considered in light of these risks. Any prediction by the Company is only a statement of management’s belief at the time the prediction is made. There can be no assurance that any prediction once made will continue thereafter to reflect management’s belief, and the Company does not undertake to update publicly its predictions or to make voluntary additional disclosures of nonpublic information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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