About Us

Christiana Excavating Co. was founded in 1989 by Mike Connor and later joined by his brother, Paul Connor, in 2001. Teamed with a great staff, the company grew exponentially into the successful business it is today. CEC is a leading site excavating and underground utilities contractor serving all three counties in Delaware. The Connor brothers’ hand shake business men reputation stands true today and is evident in every project they carry across the finish line. The valuable lessons and knowledge gained over the years by Mike and Paul Connor, has been dutifully passed down to CEC’s key personnel, and is an integral part of partnering with their clients.

Christiana Excavating is a preferred site development contractor performing large scale residential and commercial projects. With hard work, diligence, and customer satisfaction a priority, great working relationships with clients and colleagues in the industry have been established. Christiana Excavating’s impressive fleet consists of excavators and dozers of all scales, a crusher to provide approved recycled aggregate for GABC placements, curb machine and highly integrated GPS systems in equipment for efficiency.

CEC believes in offering quality work done correctly and efficiently, while staying within budget and focusing on safety. Safety is of paramount importance to our employees and our colleagues on the job site.

Our Awards

CEC team awards

Sussex Conservation District's Inaugural Conservation Stewardship Award for Residential - Site Contractor

Christiana Excavating was awarded the Sussex Conservation District's Inaugural Conservation Stewardship Award for Residential - Site Contractor. For over 30 years, Christiana Excavating Co. has worked diligently to maintain a reputation for excellence with engineers, clients, and inspectors. Always striving to improve, Christiana Excavating Co. continually adapts to change and proactively manages challenges to protect natural resources and exceed Delaware Sediment and Stormwater Regulations. We would like to thank Sussex Conservation District for this opportunity and are delighted to be partners in Sussex County Conservation.

Pictured from left, are David Baird, SCD district coordinator, Kenny Webb, Christiana Excavating Co. president; Joel Wharton, SCD chair; Donnie Pfahler, Christiana Excavating Co.; and Jessica Watson, SCD sediment and stormwater program manager.

Key Personnel Officers of CEC

Kenneth (Kenny) WebbPresident
Donald (Donnie) PfahlerVice President
Connor AndrewsVice President
Robert (RJ) AndrewsSecretary