Phone: +13028567396


The Melvin L. Joseph Construction Company, Inc. has been proudly serving Delmarva since 1940. We provide services such as site work, land clearing, equipment rental, utilities, fill dirt, aggregates, and consulting.

Despite its growth along the East Coast, the company has managed to maintain the "family owned and operated" tradition since the very beginning. The longtime commitment of its founder and employees to their clients and community is unsurpassed in the industry. Contact us at 302-856-7396 to find out more about our services or request a professional consultation today.


The Melvin L. Joseph Construction Company, Inc. offers a wide array of construction services to fit just about any project need, big or small. For example, Melvin L. Joseph Construction Company was responsible for the original construction and subsequent improvement projects to the Dover International Speedway.

Site Work

Site work is the core business of Melvin L. Joseph Construction Company. The company is a leading site work contractor in Sussex County. Our work force, equipment fleet, and material resources allow the company to provide a wide variety of services for our customers. We offer the management and supervision necessary to complete projects on schedule and within budget. Site work projects vary from construction of athletic fields to commercial shopping centers to thousand-unit housing projects to golf course construction.

Underground Utilities

The company has several utility installation crews. The installation of underground utilities fits neatly with the site work division. Typical underground utilities include gravity sewers, pump stations and force mains, water distribution, storm water drainage and underground infiltration systems.

Excavation and Grading

Melvin L. Joseph Construction has been and continues to be one of the largest excavation companies in Sussex County. The company has the excavators, dozers, scrapers and off-road trucks necessary to complete large excavation projects in a timely manner. The latest technology in GPS Machine Control is used to improve efficiency and accuracy.

Clearing and Grubbing

The company regularly clears and grubs large acreage for construction projects. Clearing is done for our own projects as well as sub-contracting to clear and grub for other contractors. Our clearing operations remove all debris and leave the site ready for improvements.