NAICS Code Description

237990 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in heavy and engineering construction projects (excluding highway, street, bridge, and distribution line construction). The work performed may include new work, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and repairs. Specialty trade contractors are included in this group if they are engaged in activities primarily related to engineering construction projects (excluding highway, street, bridge, distribution line, oil and gas structure, and utilities building and structure construction). Construction projects involving water resources (e.g., dredging and land drainage), development of marine facilities, and projects involving open space improvement (e.g., parks and trails) are included in this industry.
Illustrative Examples:
Channel construction
Land drainage contractors
Dam construction
Marine construction
Dock construction
Microtunneling contractors
Dredging (e.g., canal, channel, ditch, waterway)
Nuclear waste disposal site construction
Earth retention system construction
Park ground and recreational open space improvement construction
Flood control project construction
Railroad construction
Golf course construction
Subway construction
Horizontal drilling (e.g., cable, pipeline, sewer installation)
Trenching, underwater
Hydroelectric generating station construction
Tunnel construction

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Constructing water mains, sewers, and related structures--are classified in Industry 237110, Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction;
  • Constructing oil and gas pipelines and related structures--are classified in Industry 237120, Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction;
  • Constructing power and communication transmission lines and related structures--are classified in Industry 237130, Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction;
  • Constructing highways, streets, and bridges--are classified in Industry 237310, Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction; and
  • Trenching (except underwater)--are classified in U.S. Industry 238910, Site Preparation Contractors.
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237990   237990   237990   Anchored earth retention contractors
237990   237990   237990   Athletic field (except stadium) construction
237990   237990   237990   Avalanche, rockslide, or mudslide protection construction
237990   237990   237990   Breakwater construction
237990   237990   237990   Bridle path construction
237990   237990   237990   Bulkhead wall or embarkment construction
237990   237990   237990   Caisson (i.e., marine or pneumatic structures) construction
237990   237990   237990   Canal construction
237990   237990   237990   Channel construction
237990   237990   237990   Cofferdam construction
237990   237990   237990   Construction management, dam
237990   237990   237990   Construction management, marine structure
237990   237990   237990   Construction management, mass transit
237990   237990   237990   Construction management, outdoor recreation facility
237990   237990   237990   Construction management, tunnel
237990   237990   237990   Cribbing (i.e., shore protection), construction
237990   237990   237990   Dam construction
237990   237990   237990   Dike and other flood control structure construction
237990   237990   237990   Dock construction
237990   237990   237990   Drainage canal and ditch construction
237990   237990   237990   Drainage project construction
237990   237990   237990   Dredging (e.g., canal, channel, ditch, waterway)
237990   237990   237990   Drive-in movie facility construction
237990   237990   237990   Earth retention system construction
237990   237990   237990   Earth-filled dam construction
237990   237990   237990   Electricity generating plant, hydroelectric, construction
237990   237990   237990   Embankment construction
237990   237990   237990   Farm drainage tile installation
237990   237990   237990   Flood control project construction
237990   237990   237990   Floodway canal and ditch construction
237990   237990   237990   Gabion construction
237990   237990   237990   Golf course construction
237990   237990   237990   Harbor construction
237990   237990   237990   Horizontal drilling (e.g., underground cable, pipeline, sewer installation)
237990   237990   237990   Hydroelectric generating facility construction
237990   237990   237990   Ice rink (except indoor) construction
237990   237990   237990   Jetty construction
237990   237990   237990   Land drainage contractors
237990   237990   237990   Levee construction
237990   237990   237990   Light rail system construction
237990   237990   237990   Lock and waterway construction
237990   237990   237990   Marine construction
237990   237990   237990   Microtunneling contractors
237990   237990   237990   Missile facility construction
237990   237990   237990   Monorail construction
237990   237990   237990   Nuclear waste disposal site construction
237990   237990   237990   Outdoor recreation facility construction
237990   237990   237990   Park and recreational open space improvement construction
237990   237990   237990   Pier construction
237990   237990   237990   Pile driving, marine
237990   237990   237990   Pipe-jacking contractors
237990   237990   237990   Play ground construction
237990   237990   237990   Port facility construction
237990   237990   237990   Power plant, hydroelectric, construction
237990   237990   237990   Railroad construction
237990   237990   237990   Railway construction (e.g., interlocker, roadbed, signal, track)
237990   237990   237990   Railway roadbed construction
237990   237990   237990   Recreation area, open space, construction
237990   237990   237990   Recreational vehicle park construction
237990   237990   237990   Retaining walls, anchored (e.g., with piles, soil nails, tieback anchors), construction
237990   237990   237990   Revetment construction
237990   237990   237990   Riprap installation
237990   237990   237990   Rock removal, underwater
237990   237990   237990   Seawall, wave protection, construction
237990   237990   237990   Sediment control system construction
237990   237990   237990   Ski tow construction
237990   237990   237990   Spillway, floodwater, construction
237990   237990   237990   Sports field construction
237990   237990   237990   Streetcar line construction
237990   237990   237990   Subway construction
237990   237990   237990   Tennis courts, outdoor, construction
237990   237990   237990   Timber removal, underwater
237990   237990   237990   Trail construction
237990   237990   237990   Trenching, underwater
237990   237990   237990   Tunnel construction
237990   237990   237990   Wharf construction

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