Well known Hilton Head construction company closes

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - One of the area's biggest contractors is hanging up their hammers, at least for now.

Malphrus Construction, based out of Hilton Head, is suspending operations after more than 70 years.

They say they'll finish up their existing contracts before the suspension. At one point, Malphrus employed 1000 workers, but has dropped down to 50 in the last few years.

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