Utilities Installation: One of Our Core Strengths
Quality from the ground up
Utility Construction in Kansas City
Utilities construction and installation is a core strength of Kissick Construction’s heavy civil services in Kansas City. Whether underground, located in sensitive areas, installed at night, or constructed while remaining live, our team has the expertise to successfully complete utility jobs of any size or complexity.
Utility Installation in Kansas City and Beyond
Our clients include developers, general contractors, municipalities, and private companies.
Kissick Construction has successfully completed underground site utility projects all over the Kansas City metro area and the surrounding region. Our clients include developers, general contractors, municipalities, and private companies.
Using state-of-the-art equipment and an experienced workforce, we perform all types of underground utility work, including sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water lines. With decades of experience in site utilities, we complete work efficiently, on time, and under budget.
DAVID KISSICK | Vice President / Estimator
Utilities, Trenchless Technology, Site Development
David has served in many capacities at Kissick during his 20+ years of experience. From low-man on a crew to pipe foreman to “gopher” in the office to estimating and managing multi-million dollar projects, David has experienced a lot in his young career. David serves as an estimator on a variety of underground utility and earthwork projects. He has also led the firm’s expansion into self-performing trenchless sewer pipe rehabilitation work.
He is a 5th generation Kissick in the construction business. He has 5 children with his wife Monica, and a Border Collie named Roxy.
Kissick Construction assists in the replacement, rehabilitation, and creation of storm sewer elements of any scale for when aging systems fail or experience extreme rainfall. Additionally, we install engineered solutions including pervious pavement, underground containment vaults, and green infrastructure systems.
Kissick Construction has expertise in the installation and repair of sanitary sewers utilizing a variety of trenchless and open-cut methods. Kissick can address municipal sanitary sewer system needs on gravity and force main sections including ongoing work separating combined sewer / storm systems and replacing undersized or failing pipe runs.
Kissick Construction partners with LMK Technologies to complement our extensive suite of services with their industry-leading Cured-in-Place Pipe solutions. CIPP renews sewer infrastructure without open-cut excavation to repair a main or lateral line without significantly interrupting service, landscaping, or pavement.
Industrial Waste Lines
Kissick can install utility lines within industrial facilities in any size or material required. We fulfill technical requirements and operate as a guest within active operations.
Water Lines & Appurtenances
All elements of water distribution systems are within Kissick’s utility expertise, from transmission mains to service lines, including valves, pumps, and hydrants.
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Piping Systems
Kissick Construction has experience executing changes and upgrades to complicated systems that need to stay “live” at numerous utility plants throughout our region.
Large Diameter Pipe Installations
Kissick has installed miles of large-diameter water transmission piping in both Kansas and Missouri.
Sluice Gate and Slide Gate Installation
Kissick has experience with installations for hydropower, flood control and irrigation applications.
Featured Project Profiles
Middle Blue River Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Project – Area 2
This project was part of Kansas City Missouri’s ongoing repairs and updates to its aging sewer infrastructure and included 51,884 LF Cured in Place Pipe installations (CIPP), 277 CIP lateral liners, 270 open cut lateral repairs, 3,000 LF of open cut main replacement, 9,000 LF of pipe burst main replacement, and manhole rehabilitation and replacement.
CenterPoint Properties Site Development
This project involved the site development of a 160 acre site in south Kansas City. Kissick Construction was the general contractor for the project and self-performed all of the work except for asphalt paving and electrical lighting installation for what would become the CenterPoint - Kansas City Southern Intermodal Center.
Hedge Lane Transmission Main Installation
Kissick Construction installed a 25,000 LF section of 48” steel water main through the western half of the city of Olathe. The team successfully traversed dozens of public and private properties, public and private roadways, a rail line, and an existing landfill along the K-7 and Hedge Lane corridors from 127th St to 159th St.
Gooseneck Creek North Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation
Urban Utility Repair, Kansas City
When a 20-foot sinkhole on Gillham Road appeared one morning, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, called on Kissick Construction to respond to their emergency.
KC Streetcar Utilities Upgrades
Kissick Construction was responsible for relocations and improvements of public utility facilities as part of the new Kansas City downtown streetcar system. Much of the buried infrastructure is over 100 years old and well past its useful life.
Stream Restoration Sewers
A small sample of our many clients
From Our Partners
“Your team performed at the top of their game – they kept safe, accomplished a quality installation, and in an extremely timely fashion – all while you worked through 3-½” of rain…
During normal operations or challenging times I know we want Kissick on our side.
I honestly still can’t figure out how you did all that work in those conditions. From the NKCH family – THANK YOU SO MUCH!”
– Nic Riesenberg, CHFM, CHC, LEED
Vice President of Facilities and Support Services, North Kansas City Hospital
“On behalf of Turner and the NKCH team, we want to thank you all for your hard work this past weekend. Not only did you work around the clock to complete an already difficult task, you did it in non-favorable weather conditions. It’s projects and tasks like this that remind us why we choose to partner with Kissick.”
– Nick Durand, LEED Green Assoc.
Kansas City SPD Division Manager, Turner Construction Company
“We have had a long standing relationship with Kissick Construction and are looking forward to future endeavors together. Most recently on the Kauffman Stadium Project you could not have assembled a better team. This was a difficult project with considerable time constraints that went very smoothly because of their efforts.”
– Travis Lourens
Vice-President/Partner, Kelly Construction Group
“It’s really been a joy to work with them. They are not only great contractors, but incredible people first. We look forward to many more opportunities working with them in the future.”
– Vince Stephens
President, Axiom Construction Group
“I wouldn’t recommend digging a 38 foot deep pit in the center of your manufacturing plant without Kissick.”
– Dan Bruyn
Director of Operations, Pentair Flow Technologies
“The can-do attitude of the Kissick group is infectious. It positively impacts everyone it touches.”
– Rodney Michalka
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Turner Construction
“There is no better compliment to an organization than to continue to receive work from clients based on relationships and satisfaction. Kissick goes above and beyond in both of those areas.”
– M.R. Wehrly, P.E.
Engineering Manager, Energy, Black & Veatch
“I don’t work with another company I trust more than the owners and associates at Kissick.”
– Ron Lockton
President, Lockton Companies
“As a customer, having high-caliber customer-focused companies such as Kissick to participate in our projects, makes life a lot easier.”
– John Frick
Director Electrical Production Engineering, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
“From the earliest days of planning the project all the way through the punch list, the Kissick Team’s expertise, experience and skills were integral to our success.”
– Sarah Hill Nelson
President, The Bowersock Mills and Power Company
“Nothing ahead of you is bigger or stronger than the power of Kissick Construction behind you.”
– Nan Tiehen Bone
President, St. Teresa’s Academy