Commercial Excavation Company in Philadelphia

John J. Dougherty & Son, Inc. (JJD) is a full service sitework and commercial excavation company serving Philadelphia, Delaware County PA, South Jersey and Delaware for over 50 years. We handle and manage large scale industrial and commercial projects efficiently, helping to keep you on budget and on deadline. As a full service commercial excavation company we dedicate 2/3 of our work to initial sitework and excavation and the final 1/3 of our operations to paving projects. JJD owns a large fleet of trucks and equipment, which is maintained on-site in our large, state-of-the-art shop. We also have access to unlimited resources as well as rented equipment to ensure we can meet the needs of any large scale project.

3rd Generation Family Owned Commercial Excavation Company

JJD is a family owned and operated commercial excavation company founded in South Philadelphia over 50 years ago. Passed down through 3 generations, JJD is well-established & boasts a pristine reputation. We have been trusted to work on some of the largest construction site projects in the greater Philadelphia area. Our President John J. Dougherty III along with family members are actively involved in the day to day operations of the business. The owners of JJD have spent decades building the company, team members and fleet to ensure we can meet the needs of our commercial and industrial clients.

John Dougherty III and his daughter Drew Dougherty

Commercial Sitework & Excavation Services

Using the latest in technology and equipment, combined with a talented team of contractors, JJD completes large scale commercial and industrial projects efficiently and on-schedule. We offer a wide variety of services to meet our clients’ needs, ranging from excavation to underground utilities, onsite crushing, demolition and much more. These services are used in constructing highways, worksite clearing, sanitary system installation, prepping a site for new development, water main installation and a variety of other construction projects. Let JJD service all of your sitework, excavation and paving needs, no matter how large or small your construction project may be!

Throughout our 50 years in the excavation and worksite industry, JJD has built an extensive portfolio of clients and completed thousands of successful commercial and industrial projects. Our commitment to excellence has

allowed us to maintain strong relationships with top developers and general contractors listed in the General Building Contractors Association membership in the greater Philadelphia area. When you with our full service commercial excavation company, we guarantee the experience, quality work and dedication needed to complete any size project on time and within budget.


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