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Pier & Dock Construction

Docks & Piers

Waterways Construction is a leader in the construction and repair of piers and docks. We have built many of the quality piers and docks in the region, more importantly we understand the importance of building a dock or pier that suits your needs and lifestyle. The considerations when designing a dock or pier are wave action, soil type and the use of area. An effective design is the true foundation of a successful pier or dock project. Call us today to schedule a consultation.

Pressure Treated Lumber

To promote longevity in the life of your pier or dock, Muskrat Construction uses all CCA pressure treated lumber and pilings when in contact with the water to instill a longer life span of the structure. All of our hardware is galvanized or stainless to insure no corrosion, if possible. Here at Waterways Construction, we understand that all jobs are different. With quality being our highest priority, we strive to take the extra step to do it right from the beginning.

The Crucial Role of Quality Marine Construction in Enhancing Waterfront Properties


  1. Structural Integrity for Safety:
    • High-quality construction ensures the structural integrity of docks and piers, prioritizing safety for all who utilize waterfront structures. Virginia's dynamic coastal environment requires robust construction methods that withstand the challenges posed by tides, waves, and storms.

  2. Longevity in the Face of Coastal Elements:
    • The harsh marine environment demands durability. High-quality construction materials and techniques protect docks and piers from corrosion, rot, and degradation, ensuring longevity. This not only safeguards the initial investment but also minimizes the need for frequent repairs or replacements.

  3. Preserving Aesthetic Appeal:
    • Beyond functionality, high-quality construction contributes to the aesthetic appeal of docks and piers. Well-maintained structures enhance the overall visual charm of Virginia waterfront, creating an inviting atmosphere for residents and guests. Aesthetically pleasing structures add value to the coastal landscape.

  4. Sustainable Practices for Environmental Stewardship:
    • For example, Virginia Beach's commitment to environmental conservation is reflected in the construction of docks and piers. High-quality construction embraces sustainable practices, using eco-friendly materials and techniques that minimize the impact on the delicate marine ecosystem. This aligns with the city's dedication to preserving its natural treasures.

  5. Enhancing Recreational Experiences:
    • Quality construction translates to enhanced recreational experiences. Whether it's fishing, boat launches, or leisurely strolls, residents and guests can enjoy these activities with confidence when supported by well-constructed docks and piers. This contributes to the overall quality of life along Virginia's waterfront.

  6. Property Value Appreciation:
    • Homes with access to high-quality docks and piers often see increased property values. The allure of waterfront living, coupled with well-constructed marine structures, adds a premium to real estate in Virginia Beach and surrounding areas. This benefits property owners and contributes to the overall economic prosperity of the community.

Investing in high-quality construction for docks and piers in Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads is an investment in the properties safety, sustainability, and aesthetic allure. These structures play a pivotal role in elevating the coastal living experience, fostering a sense of pride among residents making an even more captivating destination for those who seek the harmony of land and sea.

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