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When it comes to working with a team of professional and experienced construction and paving contractors, look no further than Modern Paving in St. John’s. We have extensive experience in:

Road building and paving
Marine construction
Bridge construction
Water and sewer servicing
General excavation
Site development and servicing
Subdivision development
Contaminaited Soil Treatment

The corporate headquarters of Modern Paving is located near the site of its main quarry at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Pitts Memorial Drive. At this site, we produce various crushed aggregate products, including hot mix asphalt pavement. Modern Paving owns, operates, and maintains an asphalt plant, a fleet of trucks, a soil treatment facility, rock crushers, and other heavy equipment for on and off-road applications.


Modern Paving was started in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in 1968. Initially, they began with paving driveways and small parking lots. Since that time, we have employed a team of professional engineers and engineering technologists to work with us. Listed below is the information about our managerial team:


Mr. Perry Barrett, P. Eng., President
Mr. Brad Piercey, P. Eng., Vice President
Mr. Phillip Piccott, P. Tech., Project Engineer
Mr. Stephen Barrett, B. Eng., Project Manager

Our company has branched into environmental services through its' sister company - Modern Soil Treatment - owns and operates a fully licensed contaminated soil facility.


From its modest beginnings, Modern Paving has grown in size and expertise, and has the capacity to handle an annual project volume between $20 and $30 million. Challenging new projects have expanded the construction field for this company, but the management and staff remain committed to delivering quality construction services on time and on budget, regardless of the project size or cost.

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