237990 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in heavy and civil 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 industry if they are engaged in activities primarily related to heavy and civil 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;
  • Trenching (except underwater) or removing dams, dikes, and other heavy and civil engineering constructions--are classified in Industry 238910, Site Preparation Contractors; and
  • Inspecting pipelines--are classified in Industry 541990, All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services.
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237990 237990 237990  Anchored earth retention contractors
237990 237990 237990  Athletic field (except stadium) construction
237990 237990 237990  Avalanche, rockslide, mudslide, or roadside 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  Playground 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