Construction Expo

The ACEA Construction Expo is an exciting opportunity for students to explore the diverse careers related to the construction industry.

The 2022 Construction Expo was held on April 1, 2022 at the City of Austin Watershed Protection and Public Works facility on Dalton Road.  Check back for updates on the next Construction Expo.


 All attendees are required to wear closed toe shoes or boots and full-length pants. No sleeveless attire is allowed. Hard hats, safety glasses, and safety vests will be provided at the event and must be worn to operate tools and equipment. Anyone not in compliance will not be able to participate in activities.


Thank you to the participating companies and organizations who provided a hands-on demo station for the students.

  • ADS, Inc. – HP Storm Drainage Pipe Installation
  • City of Austin – rain garden, simulator, virtual reality booth, heavy equipment demonstrations
  • Forterra Pipe & Precast – Information about concrete pipes
  • HOLT CAT – Steer Loader, Rubber Tire Backhoe, Small Track Dozer, Track Backhoe
  • MLA Geotechnical – Geotechnical Rig, Informational Booth
  • Pape-Dawson Engineers – Survey Station
  • RDO Equipment Co. – Informational Booth/Job Recruitment
  • Texas Heavy Equipment Repair – Skid Steer



Thank you to the sponsors who made this event possible by providing funds, equipment, or volunteers for the event!

Gold Hard Hat – $1,000

  • Lone Star Paving
  • RDO Equipment

Silver Hard Hat – $500

  • Ashton Woods
  • Capital Excavation

Bronze Hard Hat – $250

  • ADS Pipe
  • American Flow Control
  • Pape-Dawson Engineers
  • Peloton Land Solutions
  • Texas Heavy Equipment Repair

Lunch Sponsor

  • Joe Bland Construction

Safety Presentation Sponsor

  • The Nitsche Group

Safety Equipment Sponsor

  • Capital Excavation
  • Ranger Excavating


Volunteers assisted with registration, assisted with parking for the school buses, directed the students to the demo stations, and helped with distributing the goodie bags provided to each student at the end of the event.  Thank you to the following companies who provided volunteers for the event:

  • Ashton Woods
  • Hydro Source Services
  • Pape-Dawson Engineers
  • Peloton Land Solutions
  • The Nitsche Group



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