NAICS 5 Digit Industry 23731

Industry 23731

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 23731 – Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 23731: See industry description for NAICS 237310 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 237310: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction of highways (including elevated), streets, roads, airport runways, public sidewalks, or bridges. The work performed may include new work, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and repairs. Specialty trade contractors are included in this group if they are engaged in activities primarily related to highway, street, and bridge construction (e.g., installing guardrails on highways).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 23731

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Airport runway construction
  • Highway line painting
  • Causeway construction
  • Painting traffic lanes or parking lot lines
  • Culverts, highway, road, and street, construction
  • Pothole filling, highway, road, street, or bridge
  • Elevated highway construction
  • Resurfacing, highway, road, street, or bridge
  • Guardrail construction
  • Sign erection, highway, road, street, or bridge

Cross-References for Industry 23731

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 23731. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Constructing tunnels–are classified in Industry NAICS 237990, Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction;
  • Highway lighting and signal installation–are classified in Industry NAICS 238210, Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors;
  • Painting bridges–are classified in Industry NAICS 238320, Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; and
  • Constructing parking lots, private driveways, sidewalks, or erecting billboards–are classified in Industry NAICS 238990, All Other Specialty Trade Contractors.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 23731

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 23731. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Abutment construction
  • Airport runway construction
  • Airport runway line painting (e.g., striping)
  • Asphalt paving (i.e., highway, road, street, public sidewalk)
  • Bridge approach construction
  • Bridge construction
  • Bridge decking construction
  • Causeway construction
  • Concrete paving (i.e., highway, road, street, public sidewalk)
  • Construction management, highway, road, street and bridge
  • Culverts, highway, road and street, construction
  • Curbs and street gutters, highway, road and street, construction
  • Elevated highway construction
  • Grading, highway, road, street and airport runway
  • Guardrail construction
  • Highway construction
  • Highway line painting
  • Logging road construction
  • Oil field road construction
  • Overpass construction
  • Painting lines on highways, streets and bridges
  • Painting traffic lanes or parking lots
  • Parking lot marking and line painting
  • Parkway construction
  • Pavement, highway, road, street, bridge or airport runway, construction
  • Pothole filling, highway, road, street or bridge
  • Repair, highway, road, street, bridge or airport runway
  • Resurfacing, highway, road, street, bridge or airport runway
  • Road construction
  • Runway, airport, line painting (e.g., striping)
  • Sidewalk, public, construction
  • Sign erection, highway, roads street or bridge
  • Street construction
  • Surfacing, highway, road, street, bridge or airport runway
  • Tarring roads
  • Traffic lane painting
  • Trestle construction
  • Underpass construction
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 23: Construction
    • Subsector 237: Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
      • Industry Group 2373: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
        • Industry 23731: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 237310: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

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