Zak Dirt projects demonstrate our record for high standards and excellent results.  Zak Dirt has been honored with several prestigious awards including:

Project Management Awards

  • Colorado Contractors Association and Colorado Department of Transportation: Project Management Award for project STA 1381-006, US 138, East of Sterling Colorado.
  • Colorado Contractors Association and Colorado Department of Transportation: Project Management Award for project STA 060A-010 SH 60, Two Rivers Parkway.
  • Colorado Contractors Association and Colorado Department of Transportation: Project Management Award for project ER 0712-010 SH 71 & 14.
  • Colorado Contractors Association and Colorado Department of Transportation: Project Management Award for project STA R400-147 SH 52, Wildcat Creek Bridge.

Gold Hard Hat Awards

  • Colorado Construction Gold Hard Hat Award: Outstanding Landscape Project, St Vrain State Park.

Safety Awards

  • Associated General Contractors Association and Colorado Contractors Association: Certificate of Commendation, with zero incident rate (no lost time from injuries on the job).
  • Colorado Contractors Association: Traveling Safety Trophy.
  • Colorado Contractors Association: Permanent Safety Trophy.
  • Willow Lake Dam

    Zak Dirt will be building a dam for Big Elk Meadows to replace one taken out during the September 2013 floods. Zak Dirt will be self-performing all of the work on this project. It will include 30,000+ CY of embankment, riprap facing of the inside face of the dam, building the outlet structure, and building the spillway.

    Location: Big Elk Meadows

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  • Front Range Regional Trail

    Zak Dirt will be building just over 2 miles of bike path from the north end of Boyd Lake in Loveland to the intersection of Lemay and 392 in south Fort Collins. This project is expected to start in mid-June. We are currently finalizing contracts and subcontracts.

    Location: Loveland, CO

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  • Resilient St. Vrain City Reach

    Zak Dirt was contracted to improve the resiliency of the St. Vrain River while constructing many of the amenities for the future Dickens Farm Park. The project includes 300,000 yards of earthwork, 20,000 tons of boulders drop structures and the construction of a kayak course, new pump station to irrigate the park.

    Location: Longmont, CO

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  • Southwest Underpass

    Zak will construct two pedestrian underpasses, a bicycle pavilion and path improvements. The projects are located at Hover Road/119 and at the mall.

    Location: Longmont, CO

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  • Scour Bridges #6 Repairs

    Zak Dirt, Inc. will install riprap under or around five different bridge sites to repair damage done by the 2013 flooding. The project will also include wetland mitigation, bank stabilization, sheet piling, and miscellaneous structure work.

    This project is currently on hold pending redesign.

    Location: Boulder and Weld Counties

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