Cost Effective, Experienced, & Professional

Docks of the Bay is a reputable Class A Marine Contractor, with decades of experience and top-of-the-line equipment, specializing in commercial and residential waterfront projects. Living shorelines, bulkheads, retaining walls, site work, rip-rap, jetties, dredging, beach nourishment, habitat restoration, boat lifts, pile driving, boathouses, floating and fixed docks are just a few examples of our extensive capabilities. From design, to permitting and through construction, Docks of the Bay will execute with a level of professionalism unrivaled in the industry. Licensed, insured and bonded, your experience with Docks of the Bay will be as enjoyable and relaxing as time on the water should be.

Residential Projects

No project too big or too small, Docks of the Bay provides turn-key solutions to all of your residential waterfront projects. We offer service and repair on boat lifts and docks, demolition and of course new construction. We provide free estimates and design consultation, and will get your project permitted to deliver the most streamlined service possible. Let Docks of the Bay add value and protect your waterfront investment, and help you maximize your enjoyment and time on the water.

Commercial Projects

Highly capable with niche specialties in marine and civil construction, Docks of the Bay has an extensive resume of projects completed for commercial, state and federal government clients.

We have extensive project experience with marina rebuilds, site preparation, dredging, boat ramp construction, breakwaters, rock work, shoreline stabilization, and habitat rehabilitation just to name a few of our core competencies. Our key personnel has decades of experience and our operators use top-of-the-line equipment and proven techniques to execute the projects with precision and on schedule.

Floating & Fixed Docks

Custom designed to suit your water access needs, we can accessorize your dock with wood or pvc decking, benches, fish cleaning station, lighting, electric, plumbing, under water lights, piling caps, paddleboard and kayak racks, and ladders just to name a few options. Design options range from high-end aluminum frame floating docks, modular (Candock) floating docks, to traditional wood or fiberglass fixed docks.

Shoreline Stablilization

Protecting your shoreline is paramount. Stabilization projects add tremendous value to your property and peace-of-mind to you the owner. Because every shoreline is unique with different levels of exposure, Docks of the Bay custom tailors the solution to meet the environmental demands. We design and build as if it were our own, no compromises.


Multiple deck barges, hopper barges, push boats, long-reach excavators and experienced personnel – Docks of the Bay knows the nuances of mechanical dredging from the largest commercial project to a residential boat slip. Our extensive project catalogue of over 200,000+ cubic yards dredged to date, allows us to not only accurately estimate but also value engineer your project to maximize the cost : yield ratio. Let us create the access you need.

Boat Lifts

Your boat not only represents a significant financial investment, it is your connection to the greatest resource we have and your spiritual chariot to both adventure and relaxation. Naturally it makes sense to protect that investment, with a boat lift. Docks of the Bay is a dealer and installer of Golden Boat Lifts and East Coast Boat Lifts, with decades of experience installing and servicing boat lifts. From jet ski lifts to 8-piling 40,000lb capacity lifts, Docks of the Bay can provide you a turn-key installation including electrical hook up. We can design, build or repair boathouses to further protect your vessel and compliment the safety and convenience of a boat lift.


The most customizable, high-quality, modular and innovative floating dock system on the market, Docks of the Bay is your only authorized Candock dealer in Virginia. From swim platforms, paddleboard and kayak launches, float-on jet ski and boat lifts to full docks, Candock has a niche product to exceed your needs. The durability, comfort, and 20-year warranty are only a few reasons that Candock is an international leader in modular floating dock systems.

Commercial & Government Capabilities

Docks of the Bay is a federal HUBZone Small Business, Virginia SWAM Small & Micro Business, with an impressive resume of completed projects from private commercial clients to local county and state municipalities to various federal agencies. Our niche expertise, past performance, evolving capabilities and unrivaled professionalism lend us to be the perfect partner for commercial projects of any magnitude.

DUNS NUMBER: 148113199
Set Asides: HUBZone Small Business (HZ) # 61608
Primary NAICS Code: 237990
{Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction}
Certifications: Virginia SWAM Small Business # 681067 Virginia Class A Contractor # 2705084312

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