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U.S. Concrete Added to Russell 2000 Index.

HOUSTON, July 10 /PRNewswire/ --

U.S. Concrete, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMIX) today announced that is has been added to the Russell 2000 Index.

The Russell 3000 Index measures the performance of the 3,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by total market capitalization and represents approximately 98 percent of the investable U.S. equity market. The Russell 2000 Index, a subset of the Russell 3000 Index and a leading benchmark for the small cap market, measures the performance of the 2,000 smallest companies in the index and represents approximately 8 percent of the total market capitalization of the Russell 3000 Index. The index, one of 21 U.S. equity indexes developed by Frank Russell Company, is rebalanced annually effective July 1 and will remain in place for one year. Russell adjusts its indexes annually in order to provide a truer reflection of stock market activity and performance.

U.S. Concrete, Inc. was formed in 1998 to become a leading value-added provider of ready-mixed concrete and related products and services to the construction industry in major markets in the United States. The Company currently has 77 operating plants producing approximately 5.8 million cubic yards of concrete annually, making it the sixth largest ready-mixed concrete producer in the country.

Contacts: Michael W. Harlan, CFO

U.S. Concrete, Inc.

713-499-6200

Ken Dennard / kdennard@easterly.com

Lisa Elliott / lisae@easterly.com

Easterly Investor Relations

713-529-6600

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