W.C. Spratt, Inc. has grown for over 90 years and is Fredericksburg Virginia’s leading sitework construction contractor specializing in design-build underground utility work including “trenchless” technologies. Our reputation results from our experience, teamwork, innovation, competence, efficient methods and resources. We use state of the art equipment, techniques and encouragement of employee respect and innovation to ensure all work is performed safely with superior quality and complete customer satisfaction.

We work for local municipalities, established commercial developers, established GC’s contracted for federal agencies including: the Navy - Marine Corps team, FBI, USAF and the US Department of the Army. In Addition we contract directly with VDOT, DOD, NPS and USACE. These clients enjoy W.C. Spratt, Inc.’s honesty and expect competitive price with superior quality, responsiveness and lack of stress. Our reputation, relationships and systems provide faster response and reliable execution on all size projects.

Our projects speak for themselves

825 Dixon Street Emergency Sewer

Emergency replacement of failed gravity sewer transmission main while maintaining both traffic and sewer flow. This work involved emergency response from several Spratt crews and included traffic control, bypass pumping, deep excavation and trench protection, structures and complete restoration completed less than 10 days from start.


799 Rocky Pen Run Raw Waterline

Raw water line connecting to a line previously installed by Spratt bringing water from the Rappahannock River to an outfall for the Rocky Run Reservoir. Project included clearing, erosion, rock excavation, 1,200 ft 42 inch DIP, an outfall structure, access road, rocked outfall channel and complete site restoration.


806 VDOT Drainage Repair & Improvement, Int. Rte. 1 & Hudgins Rd

Emergency removal and replacement of failed metal culvert beneath US Rte 1 in Spotsylvania for VDOT. Work included traffic control, erosion, pavement, concrete and pipe demolition, installation of new 54” concrete pipe and structures and complete restoration. Work performed ahead of schedule with minimal disruption and to the high satisfaction of VDOT.


786 Fredericksburg PPEA Utilities

Design/build project included engineering, layout, easement acquisition, replacement of 28,000 ft of sanitary and water mains in 5 locations in the city. Rehabilitation of utilities in the City dating back to the 1940’s was done using a combination of conventional open cut, and also pipe bursting, slip lining and horizontal directional drilling.


777 Massaponax Interceptor Phase 2A&B

A sewer trunk line replacement for Spotsylvania County consisting of over 5 miles of 36″ pipe, 118 manholes, and all associated laterals and connections. The project also included a jack and bore beneath I-95 as well as two shorter bores. The Phase 2B portion was an emergency project and was completed well ahead of schedule.