Bencardino Excavating Hired for Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Expansion

Bencardino partners with Gordon Group Electric Co. and Tracey Mechanical Inc. to assist with Penn Medicine’s Specialty Care and Advanced Care Pavilion.

Bensalem, PA, November 14, 2013 --( Louis A. Bencardino is happy to announce that Bencardino Excavating will be working with Gordon Group Electric Co. of Feasterville in Bucks County and Tracey Mechanical, Inc., located in Newtown Square, on a project at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

Located at 38th and Powelton Streets in the West Philadelphia section of University City, Penn Presbyterian has been serving Philadelphia since 1871 when it started out as a 45-bed hospital on just2.5 acres. It was then known as Presbyterian Hospital. Today, it is a 300-bed facility on a 16-acre campus. In 1995, the organization became a member of Penn Medicine and is now called Penn Presbyterian.

Bencardino Excavating will be handling all excavation for the underground electric and duct banks for telephone and cable conduit for Gordon Group Electric Co. Another portion of the expansion will be work with Tracey Mechanical, Inc., and the work is for sanitary and storm water excavation.

“We are pleased to work with Gordon Group Electric and Tracey Mechanical, as part of the growth of another health care institution in Philadelphia,” said Lou Bencardino, owner of Bencardino Excavating. “This is a great chance to contribute to a project that many people can benefit from.”

The project manager on the site is Joseph DiGirolamo IV and the foreman is Michael Pape. Both are experienced in working within the confines of metropolitan areas and have years of know-how to manage such projects.

Bencardino Excavating is committed to delivering the highest level of performance and quality to its clients. Louis A. Bencardino is a highly skilled excavation and site work contractor who employs an experienced team of project managers, foremen, construction professionals and craftspeople. The full-service 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, Turner Construction 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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