James A. J. Nickolas

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer








August 4, 2022






U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporate Finance

Office of Energy & Transportation

Washington, D.C. 20549


Attention: Ken Schuler

Craig Arakawa



Re: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

Form 10-K for the Year Ended December 31, 2021

Filed February 22, 2022

File No. 001-12744



Dear Messrs. Schuler and Arakawa:


We have received your letter dated August 3, 2022 on the above-referenced matter. In light of the staff’s offer to schedule a conference on August 17, 2022 to discuss matters relevant to the comments raised in that letter, we would intend to provide Martin Marietta’s response to those comments within ten business days after August 17, 2022.





Very truly yours,



/s/ James A. J. Nickolas

4123 Parklake Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27612-2309

t. (919) 783-4660 e.