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A Little Bit More About Modern Paving.

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.

Our History

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:

Project Management 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.


Modern Paving Limited

Physical Address: 

175 Conception Bay South Bypass Rd

St. John's, NL 

Office: 709-364-7283 (Pave)

Dispatch: 709-364-8409

Fax: 709-364-2019

Mailing Address:
PO Box 401
Mount Pearl, NL
A1N 2C4


Monday - Friday 07:00 AM - 05:30 PM


St. John’s and surrounding areas, including Northeast Avalon


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