Dirt Pits / Recycling

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O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc

Pit Operations

O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. has been operating borrow pits in the Charleston area for most of its 65-year history. We currently operate several in the tri-county area:

Laurel Oaks Plantation Pit

5864 Old Jacksonboro Road, Ravenel, SC 29470

  • Select sand fill & spoil material disposal available.
Ravenswood Farm Pit

4666 Chisolm Road, Johns Island, SC 29455

  • Select sand fill & spoil material disposal available.
Edisto Oaks Pit

Intersection of Old Dam Road & Wire Road, Ridgeville, SC 29437

  • Select sand fill & spoil material disposal available.
Greenbay Pit

2250 United Drive, Huger, SC 29450

  • Select sand fill, unscreened & screened topsoil, clean topsoil disposal, & spoil material disposal available.
Northern Dirt Pit

Cainhoy Rd, Huger SC, 29450

  • Select sand fill & spoil material disposal available.
Cainhoy Pit

2305 Clements Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29402

  • Spoil material disposal only.

Material Recycling

Aviation Yard

2398 Fain Street, Tract B, North Charleston, SC 29406 (map)

  • We currently accept clean broken concrete and asphalt for recycling.

Please contact us to purchase or dispose of materials. Delivery or pick up is also available through Thompson Trucking Co., Inc.

Environmentally Responsible

Each and every borrow operation is conducted in an environmentally conscious manner with attention to wildlife, water quality, community impact, and reclamation.

Sewee Preserve is an excellent example of the final results of a completed commercial operation. This scenic lake in the heart of a natural residential preserve was once a busy pit operation. As the sand supply diminished, the pit was transformed into a recreational amenity teeming with wildlife.