Cooper & Claiborne Construction



Cooper and Claiborne Construction, Inc. is a Virginia corporation established in 1983 conducting business in the central region of the state.

The company has a wide range of construction experience with services provided to industry, federal, state and local governments.

Our daily operations are still managed by the original founders, Lonnie and Thelma Cooper. All employees are residents of the localities we serve. Our community pride contributes to daily excellence, a safe work environment, and a desire to improve the quality of life for the citizens of our community.

Construction Experience

  • Site work, drainage structures, storm water management, underground utilities, and demolition on federal projects.
  • Road reconstruction, storm water management, drainage structures, parking lots and demolition for local governments.
  • Sanitary sewer repairs and rehabilitation for local regional waste water treatment facilities.
  • Service work on underground utilities, road maintenance, fire protection, parking lots, and demolition for local industries.


  1. Virginia Class A Contractor H/H
  2. VDOT Qualified (Drainage Structures, Underground Utilities, Excavation, and Site work)
  3. VDOT Small Business Enterprise Program
  4. Virginia DMBE SWAM Certified WS

Cooper and Claiborne Construction, Inc. established and continues to maintain a dynamic and proactive safety culture with all employees, throughout the company, and on all its projects. Our safety procedures and practices are fully responsive to client safety programs, federal, state and local regulations and codes.

Our program is audited weekly to ensure effective implementation and to identify and develop continuous improvement.


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We founded our safety culture on three key elements:

  1. Everyone is responsible for safety
  2. Safety awareness and safety performance are conditions for employment
  3. All accidents and injuries are preventable

Weekly safety meetings that focus on specific tasks related to job performance are mandatory. Daily jobsite inspection analysis and equipment/vehicle inspection logs are also required on each project.

All employees are certified in the following:

  • Cooper and Claiborne Construction, Inc. Safety Plan
  • VMA Manufacturing 9 hr. Safety Course
  • OSHA 10
  • American Red Cross CPR
  • American Red Cross Standard First Aid
  • Confined Space
  • Miss Utility Damage Prevention

Our proven safety record provides reduced risk and down time, savings on our costs to complete a project which results in lower costs for our customers.

Contact Us

  • (804) 541-0954
  • Fax: (804) 541-0987
  • P.O. Box 357
  • Hopewell, VA 23860