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                                EXPLANATORY NOTE

                  Quanta Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Quanta
Services"), is filing the materials contained in this Schedule 14A with the
Securities and Exchange Commission on March 13, 2002 in connection with the
solicitation of proxies for electing the board of directors of Quanta Services
at the 2002 annual meeting of Quanta Services' stockholders.


[QUANTA SERVICES, INC. LOGO]                                       PRESS RELEASE


James Haddox, CFO             Jim Barron                     Ken Dennard /
Reba Reid                     Jonathan Gasthalter            Lisa Elliott /
Quanta Services, Inc.         Citigate Sard Verbinnen        Easterly Investor Relations
713-629-7600                  212-687-8080                   713-529-6600


HOUSTON - MARCH 13, 2002 - Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR), a leading provider
of specialized contracting services to the electric power, gas,
telecommunications and cable television industries, today issued the following
statement commenting on a letter dated March 12, 2002 sent by UtiliCorp
(NYSE:UCU) to Quanta stockholders.

"Once again, UtiliCorp is trying to divert attention from its objective of
taking control of Quanta without offering benefits or protections to our other

"After years of saying consolidation of Quanta's results was a key goal -
including in a February 2002 presentation to investors attributing approximately
50% of projected 2002 UCU earnings growth to Quanta consolidation - UtiliCorp
suddenly changed its tune when its accounting was challenged.

"UtiliCorp then tried to attack Quanta's performance, despite the record cash
flow Quanta reported on February 7, 2002, despite recent UtiliCorp SEC filings
indicating it had no intention of interfering in Quanta's business, and despite
UtiliCorp expressions of confidence in the long-term potential of its investment
in Quanta."

Said John R. Colson, chief executive officer of Quanta, "It seems UtiliCorp will
say just about anything to get its way, while hoping that shareholders aren't
smart enough to see through its disingenuous, self-serving rhetoric. Our board
is committed to protecting the interests of all Quanta's stockholders, and
determined to oppose UtiliCorp's efforts to abuse its position as our largest

Quanta Services, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized contracting services,
delivering end-to-end network solutions for electric power, gas,
telecommunications and cable television industries. The company's comprehensive
services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining network
infrastructure nationwide.

Important Information
Quanta Services, Inc. plans to file a proxy statement with the Securities and
Exchange Commission relating to Quanta's solicitation of proxies from its
stockholders with respect to the Quanta Services, Inc. 2002 annual meeting of
INFORMATION. Quanta's proxy statement and other relevant documents will be
available for free at You may also obtain a free copy of Quanta's
proxy statement, when it becomes available, by writing to Quanta Services, Inc.
at 1360 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 2100, Houston, Texas 77056 or by contacting
MacKenzie Partners, Inc., toll free at 1-800-322-2885. Detailed information
regarding the names, affiliation and interests of individuals who may be deemed
participants in the solicitation of proxies of Quanta's stockholders is
available in the soliciting materials on Schedule 14A filed by Quanta with the

This press release contains various forward-looking statements and information,
including management's expectations of the impact of new branding and marketing
initiatives. Although the company believes that the expectations reflected in
such forward-looking statements are reasonable; it can give no assurance that
such expectations will prove to have been correct. Such statements are subject
to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions including, among other matters,
future growth in the electric utility and telecommunications outsourcing
industry, and the ability of Quanta to complete acquisitions and to effectively
integrate the operations of acquired companies, as well as general risks related
to the industries in which Quanta operates. Should one or more of these risks
materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results
may vary materially from those expected. For a discussion of the risks,
investors are urged to refer to the Company's reports filed under the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.