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.
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 range from 70 to 80 million.
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 $2,000,000 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.
We are very comfortable with rigid time lines 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.
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 work force, which during the season exceeds over 200 employees and the numerous pieces of heavy excavating, utility and paving equipment needed to support them we are confident we can provide you with fast, economical quality construction to meet your every need.
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 Asphalt 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 Assoc. and the Minnesota Utility Contractors Association.