Northwest Total Site

Excavation, Paving and Utilities

Commercial, Government and Private

heavy equipment

Celebrating 45+ 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 100 to 110 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 $5,000,000 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 single projects up to 75 million / Aggregate 150 million. 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 Sitework:
  • Shakopee Sarazin Flats Apartments
  • Orono Stonebay Senior Housing
  • Maple Grove Applewood Pointe Apartments
  • Apple Valley Eagle Brooke Church
  • Rosemount Home Depot Project Osprey Wearhouse
  • Cottage Grove Renewal by Anderson Wearhouse
  • Concord Flats Apartments
  • Lynvue Apartments
  • Omry Apartments
  • Chaska Creek Wearhouse

Municipal Roadways & Reconstructs:
  • Brooklyn Park 022 Street Recon
  • Andover 022 Street Recon
  • Hopkins 022 Street & Utility Project
  • Champlin Elm Creek Parkway & Lakeside/Parkside Recon
  • Crystal 022 Street Utility
  • Elk River Nature Center Business Park
  • New Hope 022 Infrastructure Imps
  • Shakopee Maras Street Recon
  • Spring Lake 022 Street Imps

Residential Housing Developments:
  • Lakeville Brookshire
  • Woodbury Copper Hills
  • Chaska Rivertown
  • Shakopee Whispering Waters
  • Cottage Grove Settlers Bluff
  • Rosemount Caramore)
  • Savage Big Sky
  • Blaine Julian Meadows
  • Lakeville Caslano - Mass Grading
  • Farmington Vermillion Commons Mass Grading

  • Crystal 022 Taxi Lanes
  • South St. Paul Runway 16-34