Cypress Civil & Development


Trace Ledet


Committed to our Partners

Trace Ledet is a dynamic and highly motivated individual with over 12
years of experience in the construction industry.  He is task oriented and results driven, utilizing the knowledge gained over the years to
help build, grow, and diversify every company he has worked with
throughout his career. These results have enabled him to build an
honorable reputation in this profession, creating solid and long-
lasting relationships that have developed into repeat business.

He was born in Lafayette and grew up in Alexandria. He attended the University of Louisiana Monroe on a golf scholarship while making the dean’s list and majoring in Construction Management in the College of Business.

Family oriented, he returned to Lafayette after college to begin his career and be closer to home. He remains in Lafayette with his wife,
Krysten, and two kids Ackal and Fowler.

Being well organized and disciplined has attributed to his success while at the same time understanding the value of teamwork and
communication to consistently produce and exceed his clients’


Jake Lensing Senior Estimator, PECI

Trace and I have worked together for a number of years. He has always provided costs in a timely and accurate manner. He has also managed multiple projects for us as a sitework contractor. The projects have always gone efficiently, on schedule, and within the budget he provided. He is a pleasure to work with.

Hunter McKay Project Executive, Rudick General Contractors

I have had the opportunity to work with Trace on multiple projects.  He has always been highly professional, accurate, and fair in operating his business. He approaches projects with a teamwork attitude that makes working with him a pleasure.  I am looking forward to working with him on future projects.

Joseph Myhand Vice President of Louisiana Foundation Solutions.

Cypress Civil and Development is a knowledgeable firm and a pleasure to deal with throughout the construction process. Their years of experience help prove that they can handle any issue that comes up! Cypress Civil and Development stands behind a quality product.

Ben Murphy Triad Construction Services, LLC

My experience with Cypress Civil & Development and Trace Ledet has exceeded expectations. From preconstruction design to final dress of a commercial construction project, Cypress Civil provided communication and follow through, from start to finish. There has been several projects that Trace took the time to evaluate geo-tech reports and propose economical solutions prior to breaking ground. Overall, I highly recommend Cypress Civil & Development and Trace for any civil construction estimates, budgets, or future projects.

Rick Warren Co-Owner, Triad Construction Services

Triad Construction has worked directly with Trace on several commercial new construction projects. He is very knowledgeable in his field. Whenever unforeseen conditions have arisen, as can happen with the various soil conditions in our area, Trace has been pro-active in finding the most cost-effective solutions. Due to his fair pricing and experience in the field, we would strongly recommend using Cypress Civil & Development for your site work and drainage needs.