Gray Ohio Valley
Regional Focus, Boundless Possibilities.
Gray Ohio Valley is among the region’s leading design-build and self-perform service providers. From our founding as Woodford Steel in 1984, we’ve built lasting community ties and exceptional projects, driven by our core values.
Since joining the Gray family of companies in 1999, we’ve served customers from Illinois to Alabama, solving complex problems to meet their strategic goals and deliver world-class facilities safely, on schedule, and to the highest standard of quality.
As a regional arm of Gray, we’re uniquely positioned to devote the time, attention, and hands-on leadership of a mid-sized local contractor and the large-scale resources and network of an industry leader. We value long-term relationships and maintain a consistent onsite presence for your project’s well-being and your peace of mind.
How We Work
Gray Ohio Valley executes a variety of project delivery methods depending on the scope, schedule, and size of your project:
- General Contracting
- Construction Management
We take pride in delivering the services that our customers need to grow their businesses. Our service offering spans every project phase, from initial design concept to delivering a quality finished facility.
- Project planning/budgeting
- Exterior improvements
Leaders in Self Perform
Gray Ohio Valley’s self-perform services bring a variety of crafts and trades under one roof to provide skilled career professionals and greater speed to market without the traditionally higher costs of hiring subcontractors. When you choose our integrated team of self-perform experts, everybody on site is aligned on safety, schedule, and quality from start to finish.
Our team offers a range of specialty contracting services:
- Building foundations
- Equipment foundations
- Pits and trenches
- Floor slabs
- Tilt-up wall panels
- Site concrete
- Exterior pavement and sidewalks
- Site development
- Site excavation
- Storm drainage
- Site utilities
serving customers with pride
While our company has experienced incredible growth and change, our purpose hasn’t changed since our inception: to serve customers within Kentucky and the greater Ohio Valley by delivering exceptional facilities. We complement Gray’s wide range of services for large industrial facilities with our focus on smaller projects ranging from manufacturing plants and distribution centers to retail stores and corporate offices.
Explore Our Projects
Link-Belt has an impressive history of machine innovation dating back to 1880 with the formation of the Link-Belt Machinery Company. Over the course of 140 years, the growing Link-Belt organization partnered with the Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo Heavy Industries and branched into several new companies offering specialized heavy equipment. Today, the joint venture LBX Company produces excavators as well as equipment for material handling and forestry.
LBX chose Gray Ohio Valley to design and build an attractive modern space for its new customer experience center in Lexington, Kentucky.
Big Ass Fans is considered the preeminent designer and manufacturer of high volume/low speed ceiling and vertical fans that increase ventilation and energy efficiency in large commercial, industrial, agricultural, and institutional buildings worldwide.
Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making whiskey for more than 200 years, earning it the reputation of being the oldest continuously operating distillery in America. Sazerac, the parent company of Buffalo Trace, and Gray have partnered on multiple projects including the Buffalo Trace Distillery Bottling Facility & Warehouse and Buffalo Trace Distillery Mash House. This project for the partners involved the design and build of a new 84,267 s.f. distribution facility for Buffalo Trace Distillery.
Infiltrator Water Technologies is a market lead in water treatment and provides a wide variety of environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional wastewater system components. The customer chose Gray to design and build a new greenfield facility to manufacture plastic injection press molding septic tanks.
Meet the Team
Gray has a deep bench of leaders with the experience to advise on your most complex challenges.