Flyway Excavating is a waterway improvement and excavating company serving the Mid-Atlantic region. For more than 30 years, we’ve partnered with clients on projects large and small to deliver a hassle-free and environmentally friendly experience. When you rely on Flyway as your environmental excavation and waterway contractor, you can be confident the job will be done right.

Leaders in Environmental Excavation

With a proven track record of 30+ years, Flyway Excavating stands out as an environmental excavation company dedicated to sustainable solutions for a better future. We specialize in precision excavation techniques that prioritize the preservation of natural habitats and ecosystems. From dam removal to wetland restoration, we employ state-of-the-art equipment and adhere to strict regulatory standards, ensuring the highest level of safety and compliance. Partner with Flyway Excavating for conscientious, forward-thinking solutions in environmental land management.

Waterway Services

Restoring waterways to their natural state is our specialty. We are a waterway contractor who works with conservation districts, watershed groups, government agencies, engineering firms, and private property owners to improve and restore waterways to the way nature meant them to be. Our services include stream restoration, wetland restoration, water quality basins, dam removal, dam rehabilitation, and bridges and culverts.

Site Construction

We are also excavating contractors, providing environmental excavation and construction services. We take care to work with our environment, not against it, and aim to leave work sites in a better state than they started in. Our excavating services include site preparation, building excavation, parking lots and garages, parks and athletic fields, road construction, and plazas and streetscapes.

Set Your Project in Motion Today

At Flyway Excavating, we’re more than just a company. We’re a team of dedicated individuals with an unwavering passion for our work. Beyond environmental excavation services, we harbor a profound care for the environment. Each one of us is driven by a shared commitment to safeguarding and improving the communities we live and work in.

To us, our projects aren’t merely tasks — they’re a priority to restore and preserve natural habitats. Through meticulous excavation techniques, we’re creating a better future for all of us. Our company mission statement, “Improving Environments, Improving Lives,” sums up our ideology that each project we undertake must be to the ultimate benefit of both nature and our client.

If you’re ready to take the next steps on your environmental excavation project, contact the team at Flyway Excavating. Our years of experience coupled with our arsenal of cutting-edge equipment makes us the ideal choice for anyone seeking environmental excavation services.

You are our go-to guys for stream work period!

Mark Metzler, Group Manager/Sr. Environmental Scientist | Rettew Associates

Flyway is the clear choice for friendly, capable, and experienced staff.  The quality of the project was first rate.

Aaron Clauser, PhD | Clauser Environmental, LLC

Continued excellence in hitting the mark of what’s expected from a great contractor and excellent operators; I know that when Flyway does a job for me there’s little or no learning curve and I have peace of mind that things are being done correctly.

Dan Synoracki, Project Manager/Senior Environmental Scientist | Geo-Technology Associates Inc

The City’s construction management and inspection staff has unwavering confidence in your company to reliably execute any project that you are awarded with the City, and trust you will do so with the highest level of customer service, professionalism, and quality standards that your company has always demonstrated to us, project after project.

Matt Metzler, Deputy Director of Public Works | City of Lancaster

 We always appreciate working with Flyway’s experienced team. They’re great to work with and we can always count on them to complete a successful project.  

Kristie Fach, Director of Ecological Restoration | Wildlands Conservancy    

I’ve found Flyway to be first-in-class when it comes to service, quality and professionalism. Flyway’s honesty and integrity provide peace of mind that projects will get done on time and under budget, and any problems get addressed quickly and efficiently. 

Reid Garner, Water Resources Engineer | Landstudies

Flyway understands stream restoration, the end goals and is highly skilled and efficient with this work. It’s clear that the staff enjoy and care about the work they do and take pride in the end result, They often contribute good ideas and solutions for field decisions that are frequently made.  They also plan ahead and are well prepared.

Brian Winslow, Watershed Conservation Director | Brandywine Red Clay Alliance

Flyway Excavating was great to work with from top to bottom. The project managers and field staff had great communication with each other, therefore there was no confusion throughout the entire project and everyone knew what they needed to do to complete the job as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Tyler Neimond | PA Fish and Boat Commission



A comprehensive floodplain restoration project of two tributaries to Fox Run in Dover Township, PA, the first phase of a plan to transform a former golf course into a township park.


The revitalization of a community gathering place in southwest Lancaster City, including a playground, pool, splash pad, softball field, and basketball courts.