Progress Through Performance
W. M. Lyles Co. is a heavy-civil and utility contractor with a successful record of performance, safety, and reliability. W. M. Lyles Co. has performed its work with integrity, honesty, and a careful eye on the needs of our owners, employees, and environment since 1945.
We have progressed through performance by having competent, intelligent, and experienced personnel actively directing the tactical and strategic operations of our company.
W. M. Lyles Co.’s focus on safety behavior and safety requirements has led to ZERO OSHA violations, and over the last 7 years our worker’s compensation claims, or Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIR), has routinely fallen well below the industry average both statewide and on a national scale.
By self-performing 70% of all construction work, including earthwork, concrete, mechanical piping, equipment installation and startup and commissioning affords us the unique opportunity to:
- Have direct control of our field crews
- Control the schedule and cost of the project
- Provide the highest quality project
W. M. Lyles Co. operates throughout California and with over 77 years of experience, has successfully completed over $3 billion of projects across a broad spectrum of market segments. WML can take a project from concept to completion and provide a high-quality, safe and efficient project within budget constraints.
What Our Clients Are Saying:
“As one of the largest and most complex construction projects ever completed by OCSD, the new thickening and dewatering facility presented some significant challenges along the way. From the beginning of construction to final completion, W. M. Lyles Co. remained diligent to work through the construction issues that presented themselves. W. M. Lyles Co. was consistently willing to work with OCSD to get things done and resolve issues. Thank you to W. M. Lyles Co. for a job well done!”
“The Rialto WWTP was in critical need of upgrades and plant expansion as much of the existing facilities have exceeded their useful life. Several project upgrade and expansion plans were developed that grossly exceeded the available budget with cost estimates in the $35- $40M range. Subsequently, The AECOM-Lyles team was selected and collaboratively provided a cost effective $25M innovative solution that is currently being delivered through the Progressive Design Build contractual method. The project is nearing completion and Veolia appreciates the project first mentality by the PDB team which resulted in significant trust and project challenges being solved quickly and fairly.”
“W. M. Lyle’s professional attitude and experienced project managers and craft workers completed this large undertaking on-time and on budget with the highest level of workmanship. As a result, the City of Bakersfield achieved its goal to always maintain drinking water standards.”
“In my 21 years at LACSD, the Palmdale Water Reclamation Plant Expansion has been one of the best large scale projects ever constructed for us.”
“I’ve been doing business with W. M. Lyles Co. for 20 years. I have confidence in their ability to construct a good project that is on time and budget. Their management team is highly professional and responsive.”
“The West Kern Water District has worked in conjunction with the W. M. Lyles Co. for over twenty years. We have found them to be professional in every aspect of water works construction. Our experience has included consultation on design, construction management, prime and sub-contracting services on projects ranging up to $30,000,000. Honesty, integrity and quality work sum up West Kern’s association with W. M. Lyles Co.”