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.
  • Main Street Bridge

    Zak Dirt, Inc. will remove and replace the existing Main Street Bridge in two phases, relocate the existing water main, and widen the existing St. Vrain River channel for flood mitigation. Zak will also relocate a portion of the St. Vrain trail to the north side of the river and significant architectural enhancements to the new bridge.
    The bridge replacement is part of Focus on South Main, a multi-year effort intended to improve the southeastern gateway to Longmont’s core along Main Street. There are three components that comprise the Focus on South Main effort: Main Street Bridge Replacement at St. Vrain Creek; Main Street Pavement Reconstruction, which is on winter shutdown until February; and Main Street and Ken Pratt Boulevard Intersection Improvements, which were completed in August.

    Location: Longmont, CO

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  • Boston Avenue

    Zak Dirt will construct a new box culvert in Spring Gulch and a concrete paved road from Boston and Main to Martin Street.

    Location: Longmont, CO

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  • SH 66 Floodway Repairs: Hwy 66/WCR 17

    Zak Dirt will be completing work on Highway 66 for CDOT to include planing and overlay, culvert replacements, roadway drainage improvements, wetland mitigation, and riprap installation/bank stabilization on the St. Vrain River.

    Location: Weld County

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  • WWTP Solids Drying Pad: 6501 WCR 26

    Zak Dirt is building an asphalt pad used to dry out solid waste at the St. Vrain Sanitation District Waste Water Treatment Plant. Zak will also install 2 light poles, 2 concrete bollards, road base driveway, and a retaining wall.

    Location: Weld County

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  • Boulder/Larimer Irrigation Ditch

    Zak was contracted to rebuild 257 feet of the Boulder/Larimer Irrigation Ditch. Located on the Little Thompson river, the project includes the construction of a 257’ long by 7.5’ tall precast concrete wall, structure backfill and embankment.

    Location: Berthoud, CO

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  • North College Ave. Improvements – Conifer to Willox

    This project is the last phase of the City of Fort Collins’ improvements to North College Avenue north of downtown. Major aspects of the job include a small expansion to the road, installation of storm water drainage systems, sidewalks, and an aesthetic package including landscaping and public art displays. Zak Dirt will spend the coming winter installing the storm water lines and the summer of 2015 working on concrete and asphalt paving.

    Location: Fort Collins, CO

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  • North Poudre Reservoir #4 Dam Reconstruction

    Zak Dirt, Inc. will remove existing outlet works, install new outlet pipe, toe drain system, measuring weir, and gate tower. The existing dam will be raised to prevent flooding to adjacent private property. Zak will also construct a new spillway channel and walls.

    Location: Wellington, CO

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  • Arthur's Ditch Replacement

    Zak Dirt will replace portions of the Arthurs ditch box culvert across Mountain Ave and Myrtle Street. The project will consist of the demolition of existing box, installation of new box, and the replacement of existing intersection.

    Location: Fort Collins, CO

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