Founded in 1984, E.E. Cruz & Company, Inc. is a heavy civil construction contractor with a track record of successful projects throughout the New York / New Jersey metropolitan area. For more than three decades, the Company has grown carefully but steadily from working on utility and highway projects to completing more complex and challenging transportation, infrastructure, deep foundation, bridge, and geotechnical projects.

Commitment, competence, creativity, and collaboration—these core values drive our employees every day to perform at their best to deliver projects on time and on budget with no compromises to safety or quality. These core values have been hallmarks of E.E. Cruz since its inception and remain our focus as we move forward.



  • Edward Cruz and Everett G. Cruz incorporate E.E. Cruz & Company, Inc.
  • E.E. Cruz is awarded its first major highway and bridge project – Interstate 287 Highway and Bridge project.


  • E.E. Cruz enters the NYC Heavy Construction market and sets a record with the Hylan Boulevard Oakwood Beach Interceptor Tunnel project.


  •  Route 19 Overpass project is awarded.


  • New Jersey Turnpike Authority Bridge Reconstruction and Improvement project is awarded.


  • E.E. Cruz is awarded the Columbus Avenue Reconstruction project, the company’s first major contract in Manhattan.


  • As part of a JV with Frontier-Kemper, E.E. Cruz begins the Flushing Bay CSO Contract 4-3, a $113 million contract to construct a 43 million gallon underground storm-water storage tank.


  • JFK International Airport Cut and Cover Tunnel begins.


  • E.E. Cruz proves itself in the private construction market with the 30 Hudson Street project.


  • E.E. Cruz begins the Newark-Elizabeth Rail Link project, designed to connect Newark’s subway line to the above-ground rail.
  • Ed Cruz, Chief Executive Officer of E.E. Cruz, is elected President of the Moles.


  •  NJ Transit Morris & Essex Rail Line Stations project begins, a historic restoration and track rehabilitation of the rail stations.


  • The Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority Treatment and Plant Expansion project is awarded.


  • E.E. Cruz begins work at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.


  • Joe Malandro becomes the President and Chief Operating Officer of E.E. Cruz.


  • E.E. Cruz begins the Throgs Neck Bridge Replacement project, its first bridge project in NYC.


  • E.E. Cruz/Tully, JV begins work on the Second Avenue Subway in NYC.


  • Flatiron Construction and Turner Construction acquire E.E. Cruz.
  • E.E. Cruz/Nicholson Construction Company, JV is awarded the Columbia University Manhattanville Development project, the first major contract of Columbia’s new environmentally sustainable, mixed-use campus in West Harlem, NY.


  • E.E. Cruz opens its New York City headquarters in Tribeca.
  • E.E. Cruz/Tully JV secures a contract to replace and widen the roadway and supporting structure of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge.


  • E.E. Cruz/Tully, JV secures a $324.6M contract for the 2nd Avenue Subway 96th Street Station Finishes.
  • E.E. Cruz secures a $40.2M contract for the Construction of Emergency Vent Plant #6331 for the 7th & 8th Ave Subway Lines.


  • E.E. Cruz secures a $116M contract for Columbia University.
  • E.E. Cruz secures a $174M contract for the construction of the Manhattanville Slurry Wall


  • E.E. Cruz secures WCDPWT contract and a contract for the Rehabilitation of Ashford Avenue Bridge.


  • NYSDOT Selects E.E. Cruz for its 151st Street Pedestrian Bridge over Hudson Parkway project.
  • E.E. Cruz secures another WCDPWT project for the Rehabilitation of Fulton Ave Bridge.


  • E.E. Cruz secures MTA New York City Transit Authority contract for 4 Stations on Jamaica Line.
  • E.E. Cruz secures its first design-build project, the NYSDOT $70M contract for the 3 Bridges Replacement


  • E.E. Cruz secures $200M in new contracts including Jacob K. Javits Center Foundation Expansion and a MTA New York City Transit Authority contract for 148th St. Flood Mitigation.


  • MTA Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority selects E.E. Cruz to complete the Rehabilitation of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
  • MTA New York City Transit Authority selects E.E. Cruz to complete the New Emergency Vent Plant at Forsyth Ave.
  • Joe Malandro retires. Joe Sheehan named Managing Director.