Lien Transportation Co


In 1916 M.E. Lien Construction was started by Martin Lien, his wife Julia and their six sons. They began working in South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota grading and graveling roads with horse power and massive scrapers.
The company worked in all phases of construction in a five state area grading, gravel, asphalt and concrete paving everything from highways to mining power plants and airports. The company is bonded and licensed with the SDDOT and NDDOT.
Based in Aberdeen, South Dakota, they've specialized in full-service site work which range from major interstate highway construction, highways, airport runways, alley way and driveways and demolition of any type of structure. The company is an expert in all their fields of specialties which eliminates the need, and price markup, of hiring subcontractors.
Lien Transportation Company's safety Program is based on the premise that all of its employees are entitled to a safe and healthful workplace. Management, supervisors and employees are directed to make safety and loss control a matter equal in importance to all other company activities. Lien Transportation Company's safety program such as to encourage employees to work safe and accident free, to promote employee "team work" when it comes to safety, encourage group awareness and cooperation while not being penalized by other crews' mistakes, achieve "0" reportable lost workdays while not discouraging accident reporting, encourage employees to submit ideas, in writing, that could increase production or help to improve work safety To make the program fun, interesting and beneficial to all participants and their families etc. 
Lien Transportation Company currently employs people in various careers including laborers, heavy and light equipment operators, drivers, shop technicians, maintenance personnel, clerical work and sales personnel.
Lien Transportation Company has grown to become a multimillion dollar company, WBE Minority Corporation with a reputation of superior workmanship and service, excellent safety record, and for using top grade materials in all the projects.