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Southern Structural Steel, inc. is an AISC-certified structural steel fabrication facility. Hopewell LibraryOur main facility is located at 20078 I. W. I. P. Road in Smithfield, VA 23430, and we have a Miscellaneous Fabrication and Structural Steel Fabrication shop in Newport News, VA. Our in-house staff of experienced project managers uses the latest technology to handle your project from start to finish.


We specialize in the fabrication of structural steel-framed buildings all over Virginia and northeast North Carolina.

We provide complete services for the fabrication and installation of structural and miscellaneous steel for a wide variety of construction, such as:
  • Retail
  • Warehouse
  • Office Buildings
  • Hotels
  • Churches
  • Libraries
  • Medical Buildings
Mechanicsville LibrarySouthern Structural Steel, inc. is a full-service steel provider which furnishes and installs all structural steel, joist and decking, and miscellaneous stairs and railings with very competitive pricing and fast delivery.

We have the capability to receive all drawings for your project contract or shop drawings and provide Approval drawings electronically for quicker turnarounds and faster steel delivery. Once drawings are approved, fabrication can begin in our state-of-the-art production facility.

Southern Structural Steel, inc. also has a Steel Sales Warehouse and Rebar Fabrication division at our Newport News location.

  • Founded in 1977 by Tim Richman in Newport News
  • Smithfield division opened in 1997 and is now our primary structural fabrication plant
  • Fully automated fabrication shop
  • Estimating and project managing teams handle projects from 10 tons to 1000 tons or greater
  • CNC fully automated equipment gives us one of the most efficient facilities around and allows us to handle larger projects with aggressive schedules by cutting down on shop time

Our Equipment

  • CNC Beamline
  • CNC Plasma Plate-Burning Table
  • CNC Angle Line
  • CNC 400-ton AccuraPress Brake
  • 3 HE&M Saws with 30 cutting capacity
  • Piranha 140-ton Hole Punch


Charlottesville Office Building | 247 Tons | Charlottesville, VA
Foundation Square | 238 Tons | Williamsburg, VA
  Contact Southern Structural Steel Today | Phone: 757.623.0862 or Fax: 757.365.9116
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