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  • Our services

    We are Montana companies with Montana values striving to exceed our customer’s expectations.

    Missouri River Contractors and Frontier West are organization's specializing in bridge construction and renovation, excavating, hauling, and environmental remediation work.

    Excavation and Hauling

    Across Montana

    With over 40 years of experience in the heavy civil construction industry, our team is committed to complete customer satisfaction in construction project delivery.

    excavation and remediation of upper blackfoot mining complex

    Environmental Remediation

    Expert Management

    We support all phases of environmental remediation projects for state and federal agencies as well as private clients.

    Bridge Construction

    Decades of Bridge Experience with Frontier West

    Frontier West has been building bridges and performing bridge rehabilitation work for over 30 years. This $25M bridge construction project is located on Beartooth Highway in northern Wyoming and was constructed at an elevation of around 10,000 feet above sea level.

  • Management Team

    Kris Anderson

    Lead Estimator/Project Manager

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    Kris is a civil engineer with extensive experience managing in the field. He has managed multi-million dollar projects from both the contracting side and the oversight side, always with a strong commitment to seeing the projects completed right. Kris has done considerable amounts of underground utility work and environmental restoration projects.

    Tom Schulke

    Project Manager

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    Tom brings strong experience in grading and site development, underground utilities, and airport reconstruction. Extensive knowledge of GPS-based grade control and doing precision earthwork are just a couple of Tom's fortes.

    Michael Puccinelli

    Project Manager

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    Mike has been in the construction industry for over 18 years. He brings extensive experience in earthwork operations, in-land marine work, and underground utility work to MRC. Mike is committed to seeing projects through from start to finish and has a great working relationship with project owners and engineers. His commitment to safety and quality is unwavering.

    Ryan Spence

    Superintendent Frontier West



    Ryan has a bachelor's in Construction Engineering Technology and years of experience in project management. He brings to MRC a wealth of expertise in safety, quality control and from large earth work projects across the country. Ryan heads up a crew that has years of experience building bridges for MDT and many other customers.

    Kylie Parker


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    Kylie graduated with a BS in Business Administration from MSU-Billings and currently serves as the Accountant for MRC. She brings a strong work ethic and positive attitude to the office, managing finances to help ensure the business runs effectively. Born and raised in Montana in a construction family, she is highly motivated by team success in the fast-paced construction industry.

    Shana Bushilla

    Office Manager



    Shana brings MRC valuable experience in finance, employee payroll, and human resource development. She is committed to keeping things on schedule behind the scenes working hard to keep our customers, subcontractors, and employee's taken care of in a timely manner. Shana brings a great attitude and a can-do spirit to the office every day!

    Greg Doviak

    Equipment Manager



    Greg has extensive experience with fleet management and equipment knowledge from his many years in the industry. His ever-positive attitude makes him a great team member.

    Nicholas J. Miller

    Vice President Missouri River Contractors

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    Nick Miller serves as the Vice President and Construction Manager for Missouri River Contractors. He has a BS in Civil Engineering from MSU and 16 years of construction management experience. Nick is a 5th generation Montanan with a rich family history in mining, construction, and now mining reclamation.

    Craig Lien, PE

    Vice President Frontier West



    With over 30 years of experience in bridge design, bridge construction, and bridge rehabilitation, Craig brings his extensive background and knowledge to help Frontier West in delivering quality results for its customers. Craig has extensive experience with design builds and brings unique qualifications to the table as he was a bridge engineer prior to entering the bridge construction business.

    Steven R. Burch

    President Missouri River Contractors and Frontier West



    With over 30 years of experience in construction, excavating, reclamation, and demolition, Steve brings his extensive background and knowledge to lead Missouri River Contractors in delivering first class results for its customers. He has managed the construction of subdivisions, interstate highways, dredging operations, river reconstruction, mine reclamation, and manufacturing sites. Steve maintains a legacy of project delivery excellence - always within a safe, clean, positive work environment.


    Check out a selection of our most recent project work in the pictures below.

  • BEARTOOTH HIGHWAY - WY 2020-2022

    Built a bridge spanning across a ravine on the Beartooth Highway at an elevation of about 10,000 ft. Our project manager, Mike Puccinelli took the lead on this project and did a fantastic job.
  • Upper blackfoot mining complex - Lincoln, MT 2018

  • Montana Craft Malt - Malting Plant - Butte, MT 2017

    10,000-ton malting facility is home to the state’s only craft beer malt-house, making product exclusively from Montana-grown barley

  • lake mcdonald lodge - baer project - glacier national park, mt 2017

    Flood protection for Lake McDonald Lodge Historic District and Sprague Creek Campground and Picnic Area

  • road slide rehabilitation - Many Glacier, mt 2017

  • bannack state park - detention basin project - near dillon, mt 2017

    Construction of a new detention basin for Bannack State Park

  • We're Hiring

    Interested in joining our team? We'd love to hear from you.

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    1500 Blaine St. Helena, MT 59601
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