Bencardino Excavating Provides Underground Excavation Work at Graterford Prison

Louis A. Bencardino and Bencardino Excavating Begin Labor at Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution

Philadelphia, PA, December 14, 2012 --( Bencardino Excavating (, a full-service excavation company located in Bucks County, Pa. and owned by Louis A. Bencardino, has been hired by mechanical contracting firm A.T. Chadwick, Co., Inc. to work on the underground excavation at Graterford Prison in Montgomery County, Pa.

The Bencardino Excavating crew will handle all underground excavation at the prison including sanitary storm water. Graterford Prison, built in 1929 on roughly 1,800 acres in Skippack Township, is Pennsylvania’s largest maximum-security prison and holds approximately 3,500 inmates. The prison compound takes up 62 acres and lies within 30-foot walls with nine manned towers.

“Our company and excavation crew always enjoys partnering with fellow Bensalem-based construction company A.T. Chadwick, Co. on building projects in and around the Philadelphia area,” said Lou Bencardino. “We are excited to meet the challenges that the Graterford Prison jobsite brings while providing the institution with professional, full-service work.”

Bencardino Excavating is committed to delivering the highest level of performance and quality to its clients. Louis Bencardino is a highly-skilled excavation and site work contractor who has an experienced team of project managers, foremen, construction professionals and craftspeople. The excavation company specializes in complete site work services including construction, excavation, electrical, demolition, asphalt paving and final finish work.

Bencardino Excavating was founded in 1988 by Lou Bencardino, and serves clients in Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey including Bucks, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware, Camden, Mercer and Gloucester Counties. Bencardino Excavating has worked with airports, helipads, schools, banks, corporate facilities and more in a wide array of industries including commercial and residential development, pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology, utilities, education and retail. Among its clients are Bovis Lend Lease, T.N. Ward Company, Daniel J. Keating, Harkins Builders, H.B. Frazer Company, Emory Hill and Company, A.T. Chadwick Company, Carr & Duff, Inc., Scungio Borst, St. Joseph’s University, Temple University, Philadelphia University, Princeton University, PennDOT, Keating Building and Merck. For more information, visit, call (215) 244-6000 or visit us on Facebook at
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