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.
  • 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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  • 84th Ave over I-25 Bridge Replacement

    Replace the existing structure that was originally built in 1959. The new bridge will be wider to accommodate an additional turn lane from eastbound 84th Ave to northbound I-25. In addition there will be 10-foot wide sidewalks on each side of the bridge to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety.

    Location: Thornton, CO

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  • 104th Avenue Widening Phase 3B

    Improvements to widen East 104th Avenue from US Highway 85 to Lima Street to include: demolition, earthwork, concrete and some asphalt pavement, reconstruction of the Union Pacific Railroad crossing, curb and gutter, sidewalk, a new I-76 overpass and modifications to the existing overpass, new O’Brian Canal bridges, extension of the Burlington Ditch box culvert, pedestrian underpass, traffic signals, interconnect conduit, traffic control, storm sewer, retention ponds, sanitary sewer, potable and non-potable waterlines.

    Location: Commerce City, CO

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  • Sekich Business Park

    Zak Dirt, Inc. will install a drainage system and asphalt pave Hilltop Road just east of I-25. Paving is scheduled for the beginning of November and the project is scheduled for completion the third week of November, pending weather.

    Location: Mead, CO

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  • Foothills Inlet Structure

    Zak was contracted to rebuild the existing head gate structure for the Foothills Dam that was damaged during the recent floods. The project includes the removal of the existing damaged structure, grout curtain cutoff walls, the rebuild of a new concrete diversion and turnout structure, and the installation of new slide gates.

    Location: Lyons, CO

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