Our goal at Richards Excavating is to provide a level of service, quality, safety, and dedication to our customers that is unequaled in the industry.

With modern equipment, a skilled and dedicated workforce, the latest in technology, and an outstanding safety record, our work will be completed to the highest of standards, adding value to your project.

  • Independent spent fuel storage installation Zion, IL
  • Electric junction switchyard upgrades Naperville, IL
  • Hydro-Excavation slurry mitigation Calumet City, IL
  • Com-Ed Switchyard expansion Argyle, IL
  • Galewood transformer foundation demo and replacement Chicago, IL



March, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Richards Excavating receives 1st place safety award from Underground Contractors Association.



Richards Excavation partners with MJ Electric for development of new Com-Ed facility in Prospect Heights


Richards expands distribution of ANC products to Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan


Richards Excavating recognized for 10 years of injury free workplace

  July, 2012

Richards Excavating partners with IHC and Kelso Burnett for development of the Independent spent fuel storage installation at the Zion Nuclear Plant


November, 2012

Richards Excavating sends manpower to East coast for Hurricane Sandy relief effort
  March, 2012

Richards Excavating receives 1st place safety award from the Underground Contractors Association