Don Kennedy and Sons, with more than 65 years industry experience, has earned a reputation as one of the best companies specializing in structural relocation, foundation repair, and foundation leveling. We are known for our modern technology and equipment and constant innovation and resourcefulness that allow us to maneuver large structures.
Jeff Kennedy took over as president of Don Kennedy and Sons in 1990. He has also served as a board member for the International Association of Structural Movers for 12 years and as president from 2004-2005. At the time, Jeff was the youngest member to serve on the board and be president.
Don Kennedy and Sons has been involved in many prestigious projects all across the state of Alabama; and has been credited with relocating the three heaviest structures in Alabama; as well as some of the most unique foundation raising and leveling on North Alabama.
Don Kennedy and Sons has been awarded “Best Insured” from the IASM and continues to maintain below-grade structural repair insurance, specific for this type of work, including liability and workman’s compensation.
* The following awards were given by the IASM with movers competing from all over the United States and foreign countries.
1991 – Widest Structure Moved
1992 – Largest Structure Moved (Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity House)
1993 – Most innovative new equipment
1995 – Best Time Saving Device –(Horizontal Boring Machine)
1996 – Best Time Saving Device (Hydraulic Steering Mechanism For Hydraulic Dollies)
1996 – Heaviest Building Moved OnDollies
1997 – Best Time Saving Device
2000 – Longest Structure Moved
2001 – Best Scrapbook
2005 – Judges Award for most prestigious job (The Clemens House)
2006 – Most Unusual Move (Recycling Redstone)
2009 – Most Unusual Move (Huntsville Hospital Pedestrian Bridge)
2011 – Most Innovative Move (Roof-Hinging Technique)
2011 – Heaviest Building Moved on Rubber Tires – Under $30K Category (Teague-Baker Log Cabin)
** Best Insured
** Perfect Safety Record
** Alabama’s Award Winner