Mike Kappel has been named general manager of the micro-surfacing division for St. Louis-based Byrne & Jones Construction Co.
Byrne & Jones is a diversified St. Louis civil site contractor serving clients through six divisions – concrete, sports, asphalt, soil stabilization, marine and micro-surfacing.
Kappel joined Byrne & Jones in 2002 as a project manager. In his new position, Kappel will oversee the micro-surfacing division that serves commercial and municipal customers, building and maintaining parking lots, roads and highways.
Micro-surfacing is a preventative maintenance paving product used to prolong the life of roads and parking surfaces.
Kappel holds a degree in construction management from Purdue University. He is a member of the SITE Improvement Association and served as its board president in 2016 and 2017.