Larry Phillips, Owner and managing member of Phillips Brothers Construction heads the site-work division. Mr. Phillips’ 35 years of experience includes all phases of the business, including a stint as a contract driller for gas and oil wells in Eastern Kentucky before concentrating on site development work.. Mr. Phillips is also on the Board of Directors for First Citizen’s Bank and a Champion tractor puller.

Cliff Smith, 33 years of construction experience and a University of Kentucky graduate in Civil Engineering anchors the estimating and engineering design department, having estimated over 4,000 projects in both public and government sectors.  Mr. Smith's background includes numerous Corps of Engineers projects at Fort Knox as well as Fort Campbell, KY, both in site as well as building construction.  He previously worked as a civil engineer for Fort Knox DEH (now public works) in the mid 1980's, before entering the private sector in 1987.  Holds OSHA 30 hour certification. 

Larry Rice, 41 years of experience and another staffer with some formal training and education at Southern Indiana University.  He has a variety of experience as a former facility manager for American Barge Lines supervising their construction of bridges, land and water terminals across the USA.  Larry is also a former vice president of a development corporation which averaged 25 million in annual sales.  Larry coordinates all project manpower and logistics.  Holds 30 hr OSHA certification.

Cory Redmon, a graduate of Western Kentucky University, with a degree in Architectural design and construction management, has 13 solid years of experience.  Cory is already a proven estimator, and has experience as a field project manager on our larger Corps of Engineer projects including multiple barracks construction projects, and the Human Resources campus project.  Cory now oversees all projects out of our Owensboro office.  Holds 30 hr OSHA certification. 

Matthew Curran, another graduate of Western Kentucky University in 2005 with a degree in Architectural design and construction management began his career with 5 years of building construction prior to joining Phillips Brothers 10 years ago.  Matthew served as estimator for 3 years before moving into the field as a project manager for multiple Corps of Engineers and Fort Knox Public Works projects.  He now oversees all our Fort Knox projects.  Holds 30 hr OSHA certification. 

Dustin Gerkins, also a Western Kentucky University graduate in 2008 with a B.S. in Architectural Sciences.  Dustin began his career in architectural design, then began design of GIS mapping for a local utility company.  Now, after 5 years at Phillips Brothers  Dustin is heavily involved in estimating and project management, and also builds our 3D surface models for machines equipped with GPS automatic grade control.  Holds 30 hr OSHA certification.

Mike Kersey, a 1983 graduate of Murray State University, spent three years as a lieutenant in the US Army.  Mike has 20 years experience in heavy construction and quarry work as an operator, driller, and superintendent.  Mike joined Phillips Brothers 5 years ago and is serving on numerous projects as well as managing the site concrete division.  Holds 30 hour certification and is MSHA certified as well. 

Michael Oreilly, a 2004 civil engineering graduate from Western Kentucky University, joined our team in 2014 to take over our surveyor position.  With a background in engineering as well as field time in heavy construction, he brings 10 years experience.

Kurt Harper, yet another graduate of Western Kentucky University with a B.S. in construction management, joined Phillips Brothers in 2013.  Kurt's background is in building construction, but he has served as a site estimator at Phillips Brothers for the last 3 years.

Pat Scamahorne, joined Phillips Brothers in 2014 to assist in field supervision.  He has been involved in construction for over 30 years, and has a background in all types of site construction.  He serves at Phillips Brothers on our utility projects, and also has a long background as a rock blaster. 

Jason Fowler, also joined us in 2014 as a superintendent serving in our Owensboro office.  His 20 years experience include water, sewer, and manhole rehabilitation projects, as well as pipe bursting and other utility projects.  He has worked in many municipalities in different states including Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, just to name a few. 



Phillips Brothers Construction, LLC knows that we are nothing without the relationships we build on our projects.  Our goal is  to be the #1 preferred contractor in our market, achieving this thru exceptional service, outstanding workmanship, and professional management.


Building Sites

Magnolia Farms-Elizabethtown KY, Vineland Estates Sections 3-7-Vine Grove KY, Hilltop Terrace-Vine Grove KY, Applewood Subdivision-Elizabethtown KY, Cowley Crossings-Radcliff KY, Briarwood Section 4-Elizabethtown KY, Notting Hills-Radcliff KY,  Southern Heights-Radcliff KY, Cedar Creek Phase 2-Elizabethtown KY, Osborne Estates-Rineyville KY, Winnington Place-Elizabethtown KY, Brian Acres-Rineyville KY, Golden Years Retirement Community-Vine Grove KY, Lakeview Estates-Vine Grove KY, Ashton Park Ph 1-4-Elizabethtown KY

Jim Beam Expansion-Boston KY, Heaven Hill Expansion-Bardstown KY, Abe Lincoln Boyhood Home-Hodgenville KY, Elizabethtown Exit 94 Hotel Demo and Replacement, Hendrickson Manufacturing Facility Ph 1 & 2, Meade Activity Center, Harshaw/Trane Microgrid Stations (6 sites), Bullitt Central High School, G.C. Burkhead Elementary School-Elizabethtown KY, First Christian Church, Owensboro Medical Health System, Fort Knox IBCT Barracks, Fort Knox IET Barracks and Dining Facility, Fort Knox 19th Battalion Project, Fort Knox Kilianski Sports Complex, Fort Knox High School Demolition /Replacement, Fort Knox Middle School, Fort Knox Human Resources Center, Fort Knox Zussman Urban Combat Training Center, Fort Knox Child Development Center, CarMax Auto Super Store, Rineyville Elementary School, Flaherty Primary School Site Package, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union (2 sites), Hardin County Justice Center, Louisville Gas & Electric Compressor Stations-Center & Magnolia KY, Bullitt Central High School Addition-Shepherdsville KY, Kohl's Department Store-Elizabethtown KY, Hardin County College and Career Center, Owensboro Convention Center, Altec Expansions-Elizabethtown KY, Metalsa Expansions-Elizabethtown KY, Meade Activity Center-Brandenburg KY, Severns Valley Baptist Church-Elizabethtown KY,

Our Foundation

We also have completed thousands of other distinguished projects with the largest being Owensboro Medical Health Facility completed in 2013 (150 acre site in Owensboro, KY)

Phillips Brothers Construction is a privately owned turnkey site-work contractor seated in Vine Grove, KY and owned by Larry and Linda Phillips, both of whom are Kentucky natives.  We work all over central Kentucky and our expertise covers a wide range of projects including commercial, industrial, municipal, state, federal, and residential construction.  In addition, being only ten minutes from the army base Fort Knox, KY, we have a long list of distinguished projects completed on post over the last few decades where have maintained a huge presence.  We have completed hundreds of demolition, site-work, and utility projects on Ft. Knox, with the Human Resources Center of Excellence being the crown jewel.  Completed in 2010, it holds the title of the largest single construction project in Ft Knox history. 

Turnkey Subdivisions

Contact Information

Just a few of our clients include: US Corps of Engineers, Fort Knox Department of Public Works, National Park Service, State of KY, City of Elizabethtown, City of Radcliff, City of Owensboro, City of Hodgenville, City of Vine Grove, City of Muldraugh, City of West Point, City of Campbellsville, Louisville Gas and Electric, Nolin Recc, Hardin County Board of Education, Meade County Board of Education, Elizabethtown  Independent Schools, Larue County Schools, Nelson County Schools, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Bullitt County Schools, Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Hardin County Water Districts 1 & 2, Owensboro Municipal Utilities, Louisville Water Company, Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA Daviess County), Hardin Memorial Hospital, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health Systems, Owensboro Medical Health Systems, Optioncare, Altec Industries, Akebono Brake Corporation, Hendrickson Axle, Metalsa Manufacturing, Dow-Corning, Pertros Fueling Systems,  Etown Industrial Foundation, Meade County Riverport, Farm Credit Services, Monument Chemical, CarMax, Bob Swope Ford, Herb Jones Chevrolet,  Jim Beam Distillery, Heaven Hill Distillery, Lockheed Martin, Turner Universal, B.L. Harbert, Harshaw-Trane, Genesis Contracting, Will Harris Homes, Mark Harris Homes, H Wayne Smith Construction, Kohl's Department Stores, Autozone, Family Dollar, Taco Bell, Texas Roadhouse, McDonalds, Chic-Fil-A, Captain D's, Tumbleweed, Ruby Tuesday's, Longhorn Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Huddle House, Citizen's Union Bank, PNC Bank, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Bank One, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union,  Cecilian Bank, Mouser Cabinetry, Howard Pence Construction

Owensboro Parrish Avenue Hospital Demolition-Owensboro KY, First Citizen’s Branch Bank-Radcliff, KY,  Fort Knox High School-Fort Knox, KY, Rainbow Bread Store for Cecilian Bank,-Radcliff KY, Old Flaherty High School for St Martin’s Parish- Flaherty KY, Rineyville Elementary School- Rineyville KY, Hardin Memorial Hospital Properties on Long Street-Elizabethtown  KY, Orchard Drive House Removal for City of Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown Electric Company Burned Building-Elizabethtown KY, Gilead Road Properties, for Elizabethown Industrial Foundation-Elizabethtown KY, Old Jenkins Essex Properties for New Hardin County Justice Center-Elizabethtown KY, Haycraft Street House Demolition for City of Elizabethtown, Mr Gatti’s and Taco Bell vacated properties-Elizabethtown KY, Blockbuster Video vacated property-Elizabethtown KY, Hartlage Hotel-Elizabethtown KY, Mammoth Cave National Park Hotel-Mammoth Cave KY, Owensboro Hospital Silo Demolition-Owensboro KY

Harsh Ditch 2A-Owensboro KY, Scherm Ditch ph 4-Owensboro KY, West Parrish Ave CSO Basin-Owensboro KY, Vine Grove Sanitary Sewer-Vine Grove KY, Freeman Lake Reservoir Dam-Elizabethtown KY, Harshaw/Trane Retention Pond-Fort Knox KY, Turner Lane Basin-Radcliff KY,  Poplar Street Drainage Improvements 1-3-Elizabethtown KY, Oak Street Lift Station-Radcliff KY, Pearman Wilma Sewer Rehab and Lift Station-Radcliff KY, Muldraugh Water & Sanitary Rehab-Muldraugh KY, Harris Street Lift Station-Muldraugh KY, Ballpark Lift Station-Muldraugh KY, Buffalo Creek Conpsan-Elizabethtown KY, Haycraft Street Improvements Ph 1,2,4-Elizabethtown KY, Fire Station #3 Water Line Replacement-Fort Knox KY, Morande Street Water Line Replacement-Fort Knox KY, Brandenburg 448 Lift Station Replacement-Brandenburg KY, Donna Drive Lift Station Replacement-Brandenburg KY, John Hardin High School Sanitary Sewer and Force main Replacement-Elizabethown KY, Godman Airfield Drainage Improvements-Fort Knox KY, Quiggins Sanitary Replacement-Radcliff KY, North Miles Utility Improvements-Elizabethtown KY, TJ Patterson Industrial Park Sewer Expansion-Elizabethtown KY, 313 Water Main Relocations Ph 4 & 5

Our Team


Highway and Road Construction, Streetscape/ Beautification/Road Reclamation

For several decades, our company has been delivering on our promise to provide site-work that is both that of high quality as well as cost effective.  The majority of our clientele base is comprised of repeat customers who have experienced our top notch service and keep coming back.  We strive to not have one unhappy customer and we pride ourselves on leaving a completed project with a very satisfied customer and a finished product we are both exceptionally proud of.  We have the flexibility to tailor our scope to the specific individual needs of your project.


Our team is made up of exceptionally experienced staff team of admin, estimators, project managers, and superintendents in order to meet our project demand.
We have an in-house surveyor who executes 100% of our field layout.  Being self sufficient in this area, we don't have to depend on outside surveying firms for our layout..  A top level team of mechanics are also on board to keep our equipment fleet arsenal  in excellent working order as well as staying on top of the latest modern technology.  

Mission Statement

Phillips Brothers has a litany of clients, as well as being exceptionally versatile in performing various scopes of work.  Though we started small several years ago, we have molded into a civil group that can perform on many levels and various types of site-work. 

Hwy 313 Phase 2 & 5-Meade County KY, Hwy, Ky 144 Reconstruction-Owensboro KY, Towne Mall Connector Road-Elizabethtown KY, Robinbrooke Drive Ph 1-Elizabethtown KY, Opportunity Way-Elizabethtown KY, Bourbon Street-Elizabethtown KY, Bridgepoint Plaza-Brandenburg KY, I-65 Exit 112 Beautification Project, City of Campbellsville Streetscape, Fort Knox Wilson Gate Lane Additions, Fort Knox Chaffee Gate Lane Additions, Fort Knox Brandenburg Gate Lane Additions, Fort Knox Dixie Street and Drainage Improvements, Fort Knox-Old Ironsides Street Drainage and Improvements and Walking Trail, Fort Knox-1st Infantry Division Road Improvements, Fort Knox Conroy Avenue Improvements and WalkingTrail, Hodgenville City Parking Lot, Hodgenville Housing Authority, Elizabethtown-Woodland Drive Sidewalk Project, French Street Improvements-Elizabethtown KY, Irvington Guston Bridge-Irvington KY, Rough River Parking Lot-Falls of Rough KY

Municipal /Utility