Plant Locations / Status:
Plant #1 Mount Prospect Open
Plant #2 Crystal Lake Open
Plant #3 Carpentersville Closed

Our Culture

Our people are our greatest asset!

Our People are our greatest asset. Nothing is more important than ensuring their safety and health every working day. As a company we acknowledge that it’s our employees that make it all work, they are the heart and soul of Arrow Road Construction Company. As such, Arrow Road continually strives to create the best and safest working environment possible by providing the training, tools and confidence our employees need to be successful on the job. As a commitment to our greatest asset, we provide our staff with extensive continuous education and training, keeping them updated on paving industry issues, safety training and software training.

As a result of these commitments, Arrow Road’s field personnel are among the most qualified and experienced paving professionals in the industry today. With experienced field supervisors, crews and senior staff, Arrow provides cost effective and practical paving solutions. We provide our customers with quality assurance support from our trained and certified technicians. Our graduate engineers and estimators work with the latest estimating technologies available to ensure an accurate project cost estimate. Our Supervisory and Project Management staff has over 300 years combined experience in paving and site construction. Knowledge, resources and strength of experience combine to create just another difference which sets Arrow Road apart from the competition.

People and relationships are what build great businesses and we are passionate about both!

As partners, our goal is your success.

Teamwork is the key to our success! Partnering for project success is our desire, creating long lasting relationships though mutual project success is our goal. As our partner you become part of the Arrow Team.

Teamwork; from the plant to the field, from the office and our shop to our certified labs, our team’s goal is to provide the highest levels of quality and service possible for our customers. With over 300 years of combined experience, Arrow Road’s Supervisory Field and Project Management team will guide your project from start to finish.

Assuring that we always provide the highest quality materials, our staff of state certified technicians have access to the latest testing equipment at our plant based state certified labs. Our plant crews and dispatchers work together to keep material moving from the yards to our customers and to our field crews.

To keep it all moving we have an experienced team of mechanics to maintain our plant facilities and heavy-equipment. Whether it’s keeping to our rigid equipment maintenance schedules or on site repair and maintenance, our equipment team is second to none. Our office support staff has access to the most recent software systems which help in processing information to and from the field in a timely and efficient manner.

Knowledge, resources and strength of experience combine to create just another difference, which sets Arrow Road apart from the competition.

Mission, Ethics and Core Principals:

“Our mission is to be the asphalt paver of choice for our customers, provide a stable employment environment for our people, and exercise a reasonable balance between risk, integrity, and profitability.” John Healy, President and CEO



Arrow Road Construction Company employees are committed to “doing the right thing in the right way”. Each day we strive to make this part of our culture and to ensure that this approach takes precedence over short-term profits or simple convenience. To achieve this end, we avoid any actions or activities that could call into question our reputation, integrity or impartiality. In every relationship with clients, suppliers and third parties, the men and women of Arrow Road Construction Company keep their word and fulfill their agreements. Likewise, we are committed to delivering our products and services on time, within budget and according to our customers’ requirements and specifications.

Core Principles

Our core principles guide every aspect of Arrow Road Construction Company. These core principles—and our commitment to them—are consistent and unwavering, as we focus on people while building great businesses. We are committed to providing to our customers, service, a quality product, and building long lasting relationships, with both the private and public organizations we work with.

Safety: The safety of our employees and the traveling public is our highest priority and is everyone’s responsibility. Plan safety into every aspect of our work and do not deviate from that plan. Strive for zero accidents, ensure that “everyone returns home safely to their families”.

Integrity: Our business conduct will include the highest level of honesty, ethics, and moral correctness. We will not compromise employees, customers or our company. Remaining transparent and honest is the key to our business. This fundamental principle ensures that we never take shortcuts and always take the ethical path in everything we do.

Respect: Respect is the basic rule of behavior that guides every employee in all of his or her actions: respect for oneself and respect for other employees, customers, third parties, the trade unions, society at large, the Group’s principles, laws and regulations, the environment, fairness and ethics in the broadest sense.

Accountability: Each individual is fully accountable for his or her decisions and actions. Our actions must match our words. Each day we must strive to earn our reputation rather than simply manage it. To that end, we must operate in a manner in which our integrity and values cannot be questioned.

Leadership: Each day, every employee is expected to give the best of themselves, to strive constantly for quality and to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism – and to lead by example.

Customer Commitment: To perform consistently and deliver value-added services to our customers with the highest level of quality. Strive to exceed expectations every time.

Trust: Relations within the Group are based on trust, which is the cornerstone of autonomy, frankness and authenticity. It is for each person to establish and develop his or her trustworthiness and for each person to extend trust to others..

Heritage: We are proud of the longevity we have been able to maintain in a challenging and ever evolving construction industry. Being in business for over 90 years, our reputation speaks for itself. Our management team utilizes the wisdom we have gained over the years to remain a respected visionary within the industry. Arrow Road Construction Company garners the respect of our peers.