Heavy Civil Solutions for Projects in Any Environment

Whether in dense urban environments or across the most rugged rural terrain, Riggs Distler provides a turnkey suite of Heavy Civil services that support client projects and keep workplaces safe and accessible. Working with clients from the planning and design stage through execution and clean-up, our heavy civil experts handle site development, road building and access, environmental protection and remediation services, and other fundamentals to protect your project investment.

Heavy Civil Services from Riggs Distler

Riggs Distler’s approach to heavy civil work is informed by a century of experience developing, constructing, and demolishing complex facilities and infrastructure on behalf of clients in the power and utility industries. Focusing on safety, compliance, and careful adherence to the client’s project schedule, our expertise ensures that your project proceeds as planned.

Heavy Civil Services

  • Excavating, Grading & Site Work
  • Site Construction, Foundation & Concrete Work
  • Demolition, Clearing & Grubbing
  • Underground Utilities
  • New main and service installation (steel, high-pressure, cast iron)
  • Hydro Excavation
  • Paving Streets, Roads, Curbs and Sidewalks
  • Retaining Wall Installation
  • Waterlines & Sanitary Sewer Lines
  • Storm Drainage
  • Pile Driving & Shoring
  • Dewatering


  • Outage Scaffolding
  • New Construction
  • Site Maintenance
  • Capital Projects
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Boiler Outages

Environmental Services

  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Wetland reclamation
  • Seed and mulching, hydroseeding
  • Coffer dams

Through tough terrain, swamps, and wetlands, we’ll build the infrastructure necessary to ensure safe access to your project while protecting sensitive environmental concerns. One of the most recognized names in the field, Riggs Distler has decades experience providing heavy civil services to power providers, heavy industrial project and facilities.