Specializing in Underground Utilities since 1966

Ferguson Trenching Company’s award winning team performs all facets of underground utility and sitework construction for private developers, counties, municipalities as well as state and government agencies. We emphasize safety and quality in everything we do.

Safety & Quality, Always

Safety is not just a word, it’s a culture here. The leadership team empowers our FTC family to keep safety and quality at the forefront of what they do. Through ongoing trainings, stand-downs, and continued awareness we make sure our employees go home safe each night.

Join Our Family

We’re only as good as the people we employ. Join our ever-growing family at FTC to pave your way to success. If you’re dependable, eager to learn, team player then give us a call today!

We Train. We Deliver.


Our Story


Founded as a partnership by brothers Stanley and Steve Ferguson, Ferguson Trenching Company (FTC) is truly a family affair. Our co-founders emphasized the importance of a trusted family-like atmosphere from the beginning. Now, 50+ years later, FTC remains just that. Current owners, and sons of Stanley and Steve, Jeff Ferguson, Kevin Ferguson, and Randy Gambrill started their careers as teenagers at the company. They immersed themselves in learning every aspect of the utility business, from the ground up. It’s with pride that each of them continues to emulate what their fathers started. Today, FTC provides a full range of construction services for private developers, counties, municipalities and state and government agencies.

Our Services

Ferguson Trenching Company performs all facets of underground utility and site work construction.


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The FTC Difference

If it’s underground, we can do it.


The Team

At Ferguson Trenching Company, we are committed to delivering quality work by quality people. Our growing family has over 225 employees who are dedicated to completing your projects on time and on budget.

The Tools

We have the all the right tools to get the job done right the first time, every time. This includes the 200+ pieces of equipment and the unparalleled training we offer. Our OQ certified and safety award-winning employees insure our customers, community and work sites are as safe and productive as possible.

The Experience

In business since 1966, we have done our fair share of utility work. Our team of trusted professionals are here to tackle any size project.

Can You Dig It?

The latest news, updates, and stories.


FTC Advances to #458 in 2022 ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors Rankings

FTC Advances to #458 in 2022 ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors Rankings

October 17, 2022

FTC has been named one of the Top 600 Specialty Contractors nationwide in an annual ranking report released by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading U.S. construction/engineering industry publication. We advanced 10 positions since 2021 with a new ranking of #458!

FTC Wins ABC STEP Platinum Safety Award

FTC Wins ABC STEP Platinum Safety Award

September 21, 2022

We are proud to be awarded the 2022 ABC STEP Platinum recognition by ABC Chesapeake Shores!

FTC Wins ABC Chesapeake Shores Excellence Award

FTC Wins ABC Chesapeake Shores Excellence Award

September 21, 2022

Ferguson Trenching was awarded an Excellence Award at the annual ABC Chesapeake Shores Excellence in Construction and Safety Awards Banquet…

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Years in Business

Co-founded in 1966, our team strives to provide superior work and exceptional service.


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Counties We Serve

If you’re in Maryland, or its surrounding areas, we have you covered!


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FTC Family

Join our Ferguson family and uncover your path to success with us!


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About us

A leading underground utility business based in Odenton, MD, Ferguson Trenching Company performs all facets of underground utility and site work construction for private developers, counties, municipalities and state and government agencies.