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Vulcan Materials Company Selects Wright Express as Gold Award Winner

(South Portland, ME) February 28, 2006 - Commitment to excellence has earned Wright Express Corporation (NYSE:WXS) recognition from Vulcan Materials Company as one of only four companies to win Vulcan's Gold Award. The level of service provided to all levels within Vulcan earned Wright Express the highest overall score of the four winners.

Vulcan plant managers rate suppliers in five categories: Product, Service, Support, Ease of Doing Business and Overall Value. To qualify for a Gold Award, a supplier must be used by more than one Vulcan division, must have more than 25 ratings and receive an average rating of 8.50 or above.

Wright Express accepted the award at Vulcan's 7th Annual Alliance Partner Awards Dinner on Tuesday, February 21, 2006, at the Hyatt Regency, Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas. "We are honored and pleased to receive this award, which attests to our ongoing commitment of consistently exceeding customer expectations while delivering the highest quality services possible," said Michael Dubyak, president and chief executive officer of Wright Express.

About Vulcan Materials Company
Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other construction materials. For additional information about Vulcan, visit

About Wright Express
Wright Express is a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government vehicle fleet industry. Wright Express provides these services for approximately 295,000 commercial and government fleets containing 4.2 million vehicles. Wright Express markets these services directly as well as through more than 95 strategic relationships, and offers a MasterCard-branded corporate card. The Company employs more than 650 people and maintains its headquarters in South Portland, Maine. For more information about Wright Express, please visit

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Wright Express

Investor contact:
Steve Elder
Wright Express