About Us

Shirley Contracting Company, LLC is a leading provider of comprehensive transportation and heavy civil construction services in the Mid-Atlantic Region. The company based in Lorton, Virginia was founded in 1974 and provides a diversified range of services. Shirley’s creative approach to construction and engineering and extensive experience with alternative delivery methods, along with the ability to self-perform work ensures that projects are not only delivered safely but on schedule and within budget, while exceeding client expectations.

For over 50 years, Shirley has grown into one of the region’s premier heavy civil contractors and has played a large role in the development of highway and roadway infrastructure in the Mid-Atlantic area. Some of our more notable projects include Maryland’s InterCounty Connector (ICC) Contract C, D & E, Route 28 Corridor improvements, and the I-95 Springfield Interchange Phases II, III, & IV, Dulles Greenway Widening, sections of the Fairfax County Parkway, and portions of the I-66 Widening.

Whether working as a general contractor or as part of a larger team, we foster a spirit of cooperation and mutual respect toward a common goal. Known for building lasting relationships with clients, partners, developers, general contractors, and subcontractors, our team of professionals is dedicated to creating the best possible experience. We take pride in providing innovative solutions, assuring safe working conditions, providing
quality work, and preserving our environment. Respect for our clients, employees, and communities has earned us a reputation that is unmatched in the industry.

Bridge being built next to highway with workers laying concrete

Core Values

Each of us has the responsibility to ourselves, our families, our co-workers, our clients, and the public to ensure a safe work environment—regardless of cost.

We believe that respecting others, treating people fairly, conducting business in a professional manner and honoring our commitments is the only way to do business.

We value innovative thinking and encourage the implementation of creative ideas in order to meet the challenges in our industry.

We take tremendous pride in our people, our organization, the quality of our work, and our accomplishments.

Our employees are our greatest asset. We strive to create a rewarding work environment, promote a culture of teamwork, and provide opportunities for their professional development.