Tri-State Utility Contractors, Inc.

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Kenneth Asher has worked a total of 44 years in the underground utility business.  Since December 1999 to present he has managed the day to day operations of Tri-State Utility Contractors, Inc., in north Mississippi.


From 1999 to present, K. “Dustin” Asher has been involved in the supervision of all projects completed by Tri-State Utility Contractors Inc., in North Mississippi, and Western Tennessee.


Jonah "Joe" Asher has been working in the underground utility business for 15 years. He is a certified welder with qualifications in 1104 and 1104 low hydrogen. He has been with Tri-State Utility Contractors, Inc. for 10 years.


Major Accomplishments of Tri-State Utility Contractors, Inc.


2001- Cast iron replacement projects in Clarksdale, and Cleveland, Mississippi, replacing about three miles of cast iron, and 200 services, via horizontal directional drilling.


2002- Blanket contract for Mississippi Valley Gas, installing gas main and services in Tunica, Coahoma, and Bolivar counties in Mississippi.


2003- Completed a large low pressure replacement in Tupelo, Mississippi, along with numerous directional bores installing approximately 12 miles of water pipe on two other projects.


2004- Installed gas main in several new subdivisions in Olive Branch, Mississippi along with taking care of all horizontal directional drilling bores.


2005- Installed gas and fire protection at 3 new schools in DeSoto County, Mississippi. 


2006- An 11 mile water job in DeSoto County, Mississippi.   



1.      650 ft. of 8” steel horizontal directional drilling bore under Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

2.     210 ft. 24” steel casing and 210 ft. of 12” casing both dry bored and jack under Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad and Hwy 178 in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

3.     340 ft. of 24” steel casing dry bore and jack under Hwy 78 in Olive Branch, and 360 ft. of 12” steel casing installed under Hwy 78 by horizontal directional drilling.

4.     220 ft. of 24” steel casing installed under Hwy 12 West in Starkville, Mississippi.


2008 - 1 mile of 6” STL that passed x-ray bridge replacements of Pe gas line up to 60’ deep in St. Francisville, LA. and a 3 mile main and service PVC replacement in Washington Parrish Gas District.


2010 – 2014- PVC rise replacements.  Managed a blanket contract for Oxford, MS.


2012 – A project on the Columbus Air Force Base.  Approximately 3,000 feet 4” and installed approximately 400 gas meters.


2013 – A FEMA project to replace 1500 gas meters and risers and miscellaneous HP STL creek crossing washouts.


2014-2015 – Worked for Atmos Energy and Center Point Energy in Mississippi and Louisiana

To learn more about our qualifications you can find us on ISNetworld and EnergyWorldNet. We also have a current contractor’s license in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.