Engineering a strong foundation of trusted partnerships

As Managing Member, Ron Steele led the regional firm for 53 years

Steele Foundation LLC Announces Retirement of Founder Ronald W. Steele, P.E.

Steele Foundation LLC announces the retirement of Founder and Managing Member Ronald (Ron) W. Steele, P.E. Ron Steele has directed field operations of the regionally owned and operated foundation design and construction firm since he co-founded it in 1968. He is succeeded in leadership of the firm by his son, President J. Andrew (Andy) Steele, P.E., D. GE.

With more than 50 years in the design and construction of excavation support systems, façade preservation and shoring systems for structural modifications, Ron Steele is renowned for his knowledge and experience throughout the industry.

Engineered foundation construction:

It’s what we do, and we do it best.

Steele Foundation, LLC is an award-winning design-build engineered foundation construction contractor serving the Washington metropolitan area. As the regional go-to expert for commercial foundation projects, we are big enough to resolve difficult and hazardous engineering and construction challenges — and small enough to develop trusted partnerships tailored to meet the needs of each client.

Solving Deep Foundation Challenges

As one of only a few firms specializing in engineered foundation construction, Steele Foundation, LLC applies our technical expertise and experience to every project. We deliver the high level of precision, safety and efficiency required for cost-effective and safe solutions to deep foundation challenges.

Our Services


Temporarily retaining earth for deep excavations.


Lowering existing foundations to accommodate excavations

Shoring and Shoring Systems

Supporting walls with temporary props or “shores”.


Installing high-capacity, deep-foundation elements in restricted access locations.

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Building Exceptional Engineered Foundations

“How did they DO that?” Although the underground portion of a new construction project is not visible at the completion of the project, the quality of execution in deep foundation work truly is the basis for structural stability and longevity. Time after time, contractors facing unforeseen challenges are surprised and delighted by our solutions.

Who We Serve

We’re proud to serve the general contractors, architects, engineers, developers and building owners who turn to us for expert, safe design/build foundation solutions.