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Central Iowa Dirtworks Inc. gives you the quality, trusted service that you can count on for all your dirt work needs.
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Commercial and Residential Comprehensive Excavation Services



Comprehensive Grading Services



Commercial and Residential Drainage Service



Delivering our Materials Direct to your Project Site



Commercial and Residential Structural Demolition

Dump Trucks - Drone

No Project Too Big Or Too Small

Central Iowa Dirtworks is a family owned and operated Commercial & Residential Excavation & Grading Company. CIDW originated out of Altoona, Iowa in 2008. Our owner is hands-on with all projects. Every day poses a new challenge that our team strives to overcome. High quality production fuels the passion to excel during many difficult and challenging jobs. The dedicated employees at CIDW drive the company’s success year after year. We accept each project with a hands-on approach and we pride ourselves on being responsive to all client needs and expectations.

Central Iowa Dirtworks is a team of professionals who are committed to your site. From grading, underground site utilities, trucking, and project management, we take pride in everything we do. Consider us for your next project.

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Recent Projects

  • Luana Savings Bank | Polk City, IA
  • Luana Savings Bank | Norwalk, IA
  • Mister Car Wash | South Des Moines, IA
  • Ankeny School Athletic | Ankeny, IA
  • Kindercare Daycare | Ankeny, IA
  • New Horizon Daycare | Johnston, IA
  • Waterford Dam Restoration | Johnston, IA
  • Camp Dodge S-48 | Johnston, IA
  • Urbandale High School | Urbandale, IA
  • Radiant Elementary School | Waukee, IA
  • Urbandale City Fuel Station | Urbandale, IA
  • Dallas Center Grimes Middle School | Grimes, IA
  • Johnston Water Tower | Johnston, IA
  • WDM City Hall | West Des Moines, IA
  • Copart Salvage Yard | Des Moines, IA
  • Holy Trinity Church | Beaverdale, IA
  • Earl May Garden Center | Grimes, IA
  • Racoon Valley Bank | Grimes, IA
  • Berwick Water Main | Polk County, IA
  • Atlantic School Sports Complex | Atlantic, IA
  • Reiman Gardens | Ames, IA
  • Stuart Wombold Phase 2 Subdivision | Stuart, IA

Over 25 Years of Combined Experience

Every employee plays an important role. From the estimators and project managers, to the field supervisors, our collaborative team helps keep your project moving, getting it done the right way.

Client Testimonials

You couldn’t do business with a better group of guys and gals. They are hard workers and even better people!

Marty M.

Used Cody and the guys at Central Iowa Dirtworks for my back yard remodel. They took our idea of what we wanted and exceeded my expectations. Quoted price was what we got and there we no surprises. Would recommend them for any project big or small.”

Brett A.

Cody & The McDowell family @ CIDW are by far the most caring & considerate employer I have ever had the pleasure to work for. I look forward to many happy years here at CIDW.

John M.

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Central Iowa Dirtworks


5158 NW Beaver Dr.
Johnston, IA 50131


(515) 491-7756