Bencardino Excavating Tapped to Work on St. Joseph's University Project

Top Quote Bencardino Excavating has been hired to complete work on a new facility recently acquired by St. Joseph's University. End Quote
  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) July 13, 2010 - Bencardino Excavating, a professional excavating company that serves the Greater Philadelphia region has been hired by Charles H. MacDonald Electric, Inc., of Wayne, Pa., to complete work at St. Joseph's University's new Episcopal campus.

    The 38-acre Episcopal campus neighbors the Lower Merion portion of Saint Joseph's main campus located at 5600 City Avenue in Philadelphia. The new facility will add 52 classrooms, eight laboratories, 113 offices, 14.5 acres of playing fields, and 319 parking spaces to the university.

    "We are excited to break ground on the St. Joseph's University project this summer," said Lou Bencardino, owner of Bencardino Excavating and project manager. "Bencardino Excavating will be responsible for upgrading the parking lot and site lighting for campus safety purposes which will ensure that the university students feel safe walking to and from class no matter the time of day."

    The project will entail extensive excavation work to install underground site lighting conduits and new concrete pole bases which will facilitate new lighting and emergency call boxes for the campus. Chuck Woelk, Jr. of Bencardino Excavating will serve as the site foreman.

    Bencardino Excavating is an excavating company committed to delivering the highest level of performance and quality to their clients. Louis Bencardino is a highly skilled excavation and site work contractor who has an experienced team of project managers, foremen, construction professionals and crafts people. The 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, Carrand Duff, Scungio Borst, St. Joseph's University, Temple University, Princeton University, PennDOT, Keating Building and Merck & Co. For more information, visit or call (215) 244-6000.

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