WHO WE ARE
DeSilva Gates Construction has built a reputation as a leading general engineering contractor operating in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento valley, and San Joaquin Valley by delivering the toughest of infrastructure projects on time.
Edwin O. DeSilva and Richard B. Gates lead the company's experienced and service orientated management team. Together, they are supported by a team of personnel specializing in grading, paving and construction management that are dedicated to delivering success to our clients.
The company, headquartered in Dublin, CA, specializes in Heavy, Highway and Civil Engineering Construction Services for both Public and Private Clients. Founded in the 1930's by Oliver de Silva, this once small grading and paving company is now the largest local construction employer, with a combined workforce during peak season of over 1,000 employees and combined annual revenues in excess of $350 million.
Our clients include many of the major commercial, industrial and residential development organizations as well as nearly all of the local City, County, State and Federal contracting agencies. The last ten years have seen our company manage and construct infrastructure improvements for over 3,000 acres of commercial and industrial projects as well as infrastructure improvements for over 20,000 residential properties.
DeSilva Gates Construction operates one of the largest and best-maintained equipment fleets in our marketplace. The fleet consists of over 350 pieces of heavy equipment, including 50 motor graders, 45 compactors, 60 dozers, 20 loaders, 36 excavators, 95 scrapers, 8 asphalt paving machines and 40 rollers of various sizes. This equipment fleet is serviced and maintained by three maintenance facilities that employ over 30 mechanics.
Our affiliates own and operate quarries and asphalt plants annually producing over 2 million tons of aggregates and processed fill and over 1 million tons of asphalt concrete. Additionally, we provide in-house environmental remediation services through our affiliated company, Pacific States Environmental Contractors, Inc.