O’Rourke Wrecking Company established in 1962 is one of the largest demolition firms in the U.S.  O’Rourke is currently ranked as the 10th largest in the nation for Demolition and Wrecking by Engineering News Record Magazine (ENR) and 49th largest in the world by Demolition & Recycling International Magazine (d&ri).  O’Rourke can provide comprehensive site solutions to your project. Our ability to self perform work with our highly trained demolition staff and large fleet of construction equipment allows us to maximize savings to our clients.  O’Rourke can perform any type of demolition application (i.e. structural/mass, selective, interior, dismantlement, deconstruction, implosion etc.) as required.  O’Rourke specializes in projects that present difficult challenges where an experienced demolition firm with excellent safety and performance credentials is a must.


  • Structural/Mass Demolition
  • Selective Demolition
  • Interior Demolition
  • Dismantlement
  • Deconstruction
  • Plant Decommissioning/Investment Recovery
  • Above Ground Storage Tank Removal
  • Implosion/Explosive Demolition
  • Rigging
  • Expert Consulting & Cost Estimating


  • Asbestos Abatement
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Lead Abatement
  • Contaminated Soil Removal
  • Hazardous Material Abatement
  • PCB Ballast Removal
  • Underground Storage Tank Removal


  • Excavation
  • Site Grading & Preparation
  • Onsite/Mobile Concrete Crushing
  • Below Grade Demolition
  • Foundation Removal
  • Pile Extraction
  • Concrete Breaking & Processing
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Landfill Liners


  • Historical Salvage
  • Asset Recovery
  • Equipment Salvage
  • Scrap Metal Recycling & Removal
  • Concrete Crushing
  • LEED Trained Managers


  • Emergency Response
  • Fire and Structural Failures
  • Concrete Cutting