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In 1985 Eric N.A. Purnell established Purnell Construction Company, LLC in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In the beginning the company built homes and preformed commercial building, and in 1994 the company diversified into heavy construction, highway construction, and utility construction. This company has completed projects in Iowa, Texas, and various parts of Louisiana including: Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, and other parishes. Over the past years Purnell Construction Company has focused on working safely, building a project correctly, and completing it on time. This company has grown from a one-man operation to a small business of 30 employees. As an equal opportunity employer Purnell Construction Company, LLC continues to focus on building jobs to the highest quality of standards.


Major Clients:

- AT&T

- Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

- Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

- Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

- New Orleans Sports Arena

- P.F. Net

- Road & Transit Authority of New Orleans

- Sewage & Water Board of New Orleans

- US Army Corps of Engineers

- US Navy


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"I have worked with Purnell Construction Company for over 12 years. Their work flow logic surpasses other construction companies.  I have an ongoing association with them and would always recommend them. - Robert G. Dempsey, CFCM - LA PTAC- New Orleans/ SLEC

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