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Boxley and other neighbors were there to assist when 25 families became stranded due to a strong and persistent storm in June 2020. In the beginning, Charles Craddock, Vice President of Boxley Asphalt, and his crew forged a temporary logging bridge with supplies donated from Nichols Logging. Providing residents of ‘The Highlands’ time to look for a more permanent solution to install before the inevitable winter season began.

Boxley’s Wytheville ready-mix location won the bid to supply 4,000 yards of concrete to reconstruct the current 60-year-old bridge on I-81 crossing Reed Creek in Wythe County.

Since 1924 Boxley has partnered with and donated to United Way, which works to strengthen education, financial stability, and health in our communities. Boxley holds an annual giving campaign to encourage our employees to make any donation they can and then matches all donations received. With a total of $117,416 in 2021 pledges, Boxley ounce again achieved its goal of increasing donations year over year.

There is a new asphalt plant coming to Zion Crossroads in April 2021! Boxley’s newest site will be conveniently located minutes from I-64 and Rt. 15. Our newest location will provide VDOT-approved mix designs and have a laboratory on-site. The Zion Crossroads plant will support Freight on Board (F.O.B) asphalt pavement sales along with commercial and industrial design services.

At Boxley, one of our core beliefs is to be responsible stewards of the environment. We pride ourselves on the commitment we make to reduce the impacts made by our work. Upholding the Boxley way means thinking Greener. Smarter. Better. ® daily. Our teams continually seek and implement ways to be more environmentally friendly.

Boxley is proud of our veterans, who have collectively served across all branches for over 50 years. Although appreciation is acknowledged year-round, each November, we take it a step further in honor of Veterans Day.

In 2015, MGA Entertainment proclaimed November 8th as National STEM day to encourage and inspire students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Boxley is a strong support of STEM education through its partnership with the Virginia Museum of Natural History and its own Explore the Earth program. Both programs focus on educating elementary school students about Earth Science, geology and the importance of aggregate (crushed stone) on daily life and the worthwhile careers that come from pursuing these fields.

The City of Lynchburg, Virginia is undertaking a major roadway expansion that will transform Lakeside Drive for drivers and pedestrians. Boxley, the aggregate materials supplier for this project, is proud to play a role in the enhancements to the surrounding community, including improved access to nearby Lynchburg University. The upgrade became mandatory after a flood in previous years left Lakeside Drive closed for weeks.

Who said you must have a college degree and work in an office to have a great career? Let’s face it, being a desk jockey isn’t the ideal job for everyone, being cooped up in an office can feel more like a prison sentence than a great job. No matter the reason, you’re looking to construction for your career move. If you love big trucks and heavy machinery, being outside, or are following in the family’s footsteps, you’ll find camaraderie with your coworkers on our team.

Ten months after the building lot was cleared, the Warren family received the keys and moved ‘Home for Good.’ Boxley partners with Habitat for Humanity and donates volunteer hours and money to help local families in our community who need a hand up.