The Power to Connect.
Down Under Construction (DUC), a Hylan Company, leads the market in trenchless and trench-based construction and installation of all types and technologies of infrastructure, as well as the associated engineering. DUC is a turnkey prime contractor, offering an array of services including trenching, boring, cable placement, duct bank construction, engineering, permitting, splicing, and restoration of landscaping, concrete and asphalt.
To be the nation’s premier infrastructure design, engineering, civil construction, and project management firm.
Uncompromising Ethics. Excellence. Mutual Respect. Safety.
Focusing on all apsects of underground construction, and specifically on telecommunications, power, and security, DUC acknowledges the need for strong attention to detail and nuances between industry segments. DUC is a turnkey prime contractor, offering an array of services including trenching, boring, cable placement, duct bank construction, engineering, permitting, splicing, and restoration of landscaping, concrete and asphalt.
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About Down Under Construction
Down Under Construction (DUC), a Hylan Company, was founded by Daryl Dunbar in 1993 and is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia. At the time, trenchless construction was in its infancy, and DUC began fostering the relationships the company still maintains today.
Although the industry segments that DUC serves have grown, and the services offered diversified, the company has always held its client relationships and the quality of work performed paramount.
Today, DUC serves the Federal Government, Land Developers, Utilities, and large Electrical Contractors.
Our highly diversified client base demands multiple capabilities: Design, Engineering, and Permitting are all in-house DUC professional services that result in greater speed to market with higher quality production.
Years of Industry Experience
“We look forward to putting our knowledge and experience to work for your organization.”
Daryl Dunbar, President, DUC
Down Under Construction applies a rigid system of control on operational safety during job planning, throughout construction, and beyond finalization of the project when the general public utilizes the infrastructure.
Site safety plans are prepared for each individual project. The safety plans are reviewed by management and crew members together before starting work. Tool Box talks are routinely provided to reinforce basic safety practices. Site preparation, together with cleanup, are essential to maintain crew health and minimize hazards. Our objective is to leave the job site in a better state than when we began.