Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 29, 2016



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


New Jersey   001-33841   20-8579133

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)



1200 Urban Center Drive

Birmingham, Alabama 35242

(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)


(205) 298-3000

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address if changed since last report)



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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On November 29, 2016, President-elect Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate Elaine L. Chao, a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Vulcan Materials Company (the “Company”), to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation, and Ms. Chao announced that she was honored to be nominated to serve as Secretary of Transportation.  On December 2, 2016, Ms. Chao notified the Company that she will resign from the Board effective if and when she is confirmed as Secretary of Transportation.  Ms. Chao’s decision to resign was not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant had duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



  Vulcan Materials Company
Date:  December 5, 2016 By: /s/ Jerry F. Perkins Jr.
    Name:   Jerry F. Perkins Jr.
    Title:   General Counsel and Secretary