Gregg Perrett started Perrett Construction, Ltd in 1976 with the purchase of a 1/2 yard American dragline.  He learned how to operate a crane loading scrap iron with a 1948 Michigan truck crane.  The first large project was rebuilding Cornel Dam east of Valentine, NE for Nebraska Public Power District in 1981.  The first Nebraska Department of Roads project was performed south of Thedford, NE on US Hwy 83 for J.L. Healy Construction in 1983, consisting of placing riprap and installing in two precast concrete cattle underpasses.  Since then Perrett Construction, Ltd has widened miles of highways, built many bridges, box culverts, dams, landfills, lagoons and constructed numberous projects for Union Pacific Railroad and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway.

Video of progress at Hershey Bypass as of July 2016 by Hershey Public School
Video of progress at Hershey Bypass as of January 2016 by Hershey Public School

Hershey, NE

Work began Sept 2015

Grading for highway bypass & overpass over Union Pacific Railroad mainline track.

Sidney, NE

Work began April 2015

Construction of a 41ft wide concrete roadway including 2 bridges over Lodgepole Creek, grading work, curb & gutter, sidewalks, storm sewer improvements, pavement markings, and related work.

BNSF Greybull, WY

Work performed in 2012

Construction of new track, drainage improvements, and other miscellaneous items.









BNSF Anselmo to Linscott, NE

Work performed in 2011 & 2012

Construction of all earthwork, culverts, grade crossings, and other miscellaneous items required to prepare the track roadbed.









Middle Loup Diversion Dam

Completed in April 2012

Construction of a diversion dam across the Middle Loup River by Sargent, NE complete with concrete diversion structure, radial arm gates, slide gates, sheet piling, rock riprap, earth section, canal structure, access road, temporary canal, control system, and other miscellaneous work.