Northwest Total Site

Excavation, Paving and Utilities

Commercial, Government and Private

heavy equipment

Celebrating 40+ Years of Service

Scope of Work

The bulk of our work has been an ever changing balance of Commercial/Private work and Government Contracts. This type of work involves Excavating, Utilities and Paving of office/warehouses, retail buildings, and housing developments on the commercial private side, and government contracts such as roads, housing developments, airports, government centers, parks, schools, airport and maintenance facilities, and more.

Locations Served

Our primary work area is in the 7 county metro area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, however we occasionally work outside the metro area and have done out of state work, for private customers.

Annual Sales

Annual Sales range from 80 to 90 million.

Project Management

We commonly perform jobs as general contractors overseeing and managing all areas of work on various projects. Most often these projects range from $500,000 to $4,000,000 in size and include numerous well known suppliers and subcontractors in the metropolitan area. We have General contracted projects as high as $30,000,000.00.

Performance Under Pressure

We are very comfortable with rigid timelines for completion and well equipped to meet your completion deadlines. Throughout our history we annually completed numerous projects involving short completion date deadlines, often involving severe liquidated damage penalties that have even been as high as $5,000 every half hour for failure to complete nightly operations at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. On this specific project for the reconstruction for runway 11R/29L Rehabilitation, we won awards for excellence from Associated Builders and Contractors, State of Minnesota and American Public Works Association.

Large Scale Expertise

Our sales efforts are primarily in the large scale private, commercial and government sectors. Our sales strategy is based on volume sales which allow us to provide you with low competitive pricing to meet your budgetary needs. With our workforce, which during the season exceeds over 200 employees and the numerous pieces of heavy excavating, sewer & water and paving equipment needed to support them we are confident we can provide you with fast, economical quality construction to meet your every need.

Your Protection

The bonding company has approved us to bid projects up to 20 to 30 million and beyond with special approval. We also carry insurance for your protection up to 10 million.


Northwest Total Site excavating, paving, and utility personnel are all union employees to assure you of the best quality and workmanship in the Industry. We are also currently a member of the Minnesota Asphalt Paving Association and the Minnesota Utility Contractors Association.

We are one of the largest excavating, utilities and paving contractors in the metropolitan area. Our goal is to stay in this position by providing you with the most timely and cost effective projects and to do so on a regular basis.

Some of Our Current Projects

Commercial Projects:
  • Bloomington HOM Furniture
  • St. Cloud Costco
  • SMSC Cultural Center
  • Shakopee Benedictine Senior Housing
  • Plymouth Waterwalk
  • Maple Grove The Reserve #2
  • Maple Grove Spring Hill Suites
  • Shakopee Sarazin Flats
  • Orono Stonebay Senior Housing
  • Maple Grove Applewood Pointe

  • Brooklyn Park Bituminous Overlays
  • Chanhassen Orchard Lane
  • Hopkins Street & Utility Improvements
  • Prior Lake TH 13/Duluth Intersection
  • Shoreview 019 Street Rehab
  • Robbinsdale Bituminous Mill & Overlays
  • Shakopee Pavement Mill & Overlay
  • Minnetrista Street Improvements
  • Medina Hickory Drive Street & Utility

Residential Housing:
  • SMSC ICO Subdivision
  • Shakopee Wintermere Dev (253 lots)
  • Lakeville Chokecherry Dev (242 lots)
  • Eagan Dakota Path (176 lots)
  • A.V. Cortland Dev (260 lots)
  • Woodbury Copper Ridge Dev (359 lots)
  • Otsego Boulder Creek Dev (112 lots)
  • Hugo Clearwater Dev (89 lots)
  • Waconia Crosswinds Dev (99 lots)
  • Lakeville Legacy Dev (69 lots)

  • Flying Cloud Taxiway
  • Lake Elmo Parallel Taxiway Recon
  • Crystal 019 Taxiways
  • Blaine 019 Pavement Rehab