Our History

Started by brothers Stanley and Steve Ferguson, Ferguson Trenching Company is truly a family affair. From the time they were teenagers, Stanley and Steve’s sons, Jeff Ferguson, Kevin Ferguson and Randy Gambrill, were involved in learning every aspect of the company, from the ground up. Today the company provides a full range of construction services for private developers, counties, municipalities and state and government agencies.

The Story of the Ferguson American Dream

Filmed in 2007


  • The Beginning
The Beginning

Brothers Stanley and Stephen Ferguson teamed up to co-found Ferguson Trenching Company. Through hard work and determination, they achieved the American Dream, building a successful underground utility company that they could pass on to their children.


  • Incorporated

Founded as a partnership in 1966 and officially incorporated in June of 1970 by Stanley Ferguson and Stephen Ferguson.


  • Moved from Georgia Ave to 123 Ferguson
Moved from Georgia Ave to 123 Ferguson


  • Directional Boring Division
Directional Boring Division

In 1988, Ferguson Trenching started a directional boring division. We were one of the first contractors in the area to perform directional boring at the time.


  • Moved to 1405 Odenton Road
Moved to 1405 Odenton Road

With over 200 employees and 200 pieces of equipment/trucks we needed more room. Enter the current home of Ferguson Trenching Company at 1405 Odenton Road, Odenton, MD.


  • Company Expansion
Company Expansion

The company expanded to include FTC Aggregate Supply, which operates as a service to the construction industry.


  • Leadership Change
Leadership Change

Shortly after Stanley Ferguson passed away in July of 2007, Jeff Ferguson became President of Ferguson Trenching. Kevin Ferguson became Vice President and Randy Gambrill became Secretary/Treasurer of the company. Steve Ferguson continues to serve as Vice President of Ferguson Trenching Company. (Picture left to right: Kevin Ferguson, Randy Gambrill, Steve Ferguson, Jeff Ferguson)


  • Expansion into Southern MD
Expansion into Southern MD

The Ferguson team opened gas operations in Waldorf , MD to service Southern MD including Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties.


A milestone year for the company with several noteworthy accomplishments.

  • 50 Years in Business
50 Years in Business

A milestone accomplished for the whole Ferguson family!

  • White Plains Office Opens
White Plains Office Opens

With the continued growth of our Southern MD Gas Operations, our crews moved to a new office located at 4400 Austin Lane, White Plains, MD.

  • Northern Office Opens for Operations
Northern Office Opens for Operations

To support gas and electric projects in the northern part of the State, a satellite office in Forest Hill, MD was opened.

  • FTC Training, LLC Opens
FTC Training, LLC Opens

Our team is committed to the development and continuing education of our employees not only for their own success but for the ever-changing industry. We are proud to have a Training Center designed to provide hands-on learning for our gas operations as well as industry courses that our employees need in order to succeed.

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.