BVR Construction is a specialty construction contractor located in upstate NY
P: (585) 458-9750 | F: (585) 458-0570
8 King Road | Churchville, NY 14428

About BVR Construction

BVR Construction Company, Inc. was incorporated in 1984. BVR began as a subcontracting firm working on large tunnel projects in Rochester, New York.

Today, BVR Construction performs various engineered construction projects such as bridge girder erection, bridge rehabilitation including jacking for steel, bearing and concrete rehabilitation.

BVR Construction rehabilitates dams, intake gates, gate girders and rehabilitates other types of waterway structures such as large drop gates, tainter gates, and lock gates.

Our Team

Chip Stephenson, P.E.
  • Owner and President
  • BS Engineering, Cornell University, 1979
  • 38 years of experience in heavy civil construction (Since 1980)

Joe Pizzo
  • Lead Estimator and Project Manager
  • Supervises and manages various projects
  • Over 40 years experience in construction

John Szvoren, P.E.
  • Vice President
  • BS in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University 2009
  • 7 years of construction experience

Bob Kurek
  • Vice President & Operations Manager
  • BS Engineering, South Dakota State University, 1998
  • 14 years of experience in heavy civil construction

Rick Trauscht
  • Project Manager
  • 23 years of Construction Experience
  • Responsible for project supervision of field personnel
  • Assists with estimating

Danielle Farabell
  • Project Manager
  • SUNY – University of Buffalo, 2013
  • Responsible for coordination of projects
Jim Walton
  • Project Manager/Engineer
  • BS in Civil Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology – 2007
  • NYS Licensed Engineer
Garland Beasley
  • Project Manager
  • SUNY Brockport – 2016
  • Responsible for coordination of projects
Joan Kennedy
  • Project Manager Assistant
  • Assists project managers with subcontracts and payroll

Greg DeLaus
  • Accountant