Our Services

Our team of professionals deliver quality and trusted service for your project, on time and on budget. Central Iowa Dirt Works Inc. offers a variety of excavation and grading services. See what we can do for you!

What We Do


Commercial and Residential Comprehensive Excavation Services


Comprehensive Grading Services


Commercial and Residential Drainage Services


Delivering our Materials Direct to your Project Site


Commercial and Residential Structural Demolition

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No mound too high or hill too tall; let us do the heavy lifting.

Serving both commercial and residential clients of all sizes, we have the ability to handle all your excavation needs. We partner with you to provide comprehensive and custom excavation services for your projects, working side by side from start to finish.

  • General Excavation
  • Importing and Exporting of Aggregate and Materials
  • Excavation for Utility Installation



Some things change over time, but your grade doesn’t have to.

We use cutting edge GPS guided and laser transits to make sure your grade is right where it needs to be.  We offer site clearing, pad prep, soil compaction, as well as rough and final grades to get you ready for the finishing touches.

  • Concrete and Building Pad Preparation
  • Site Clearing and Clean Up
  • Rough Grading and Backfill
  • Final Grading
  • Soil Compaction
  • Soil Stabilization
  • Erosion Control
  • Drainage and Swell Creation


Some of the things that aren’t seen or are below ground are some of the most important parts of the job.

We install storm sewers, sanitary lines, and water mains that are built to last. We ensure quality and trusted service that you can depend on years from now.

  • Sanitary Sewer
  • Storm Sewer
  • Water Main
  • Grease Traps


Central Iowa Dirt Works has a fleet of trucks. We can deliver most all our own materials direct to you and your project site.


Tearing down what was once put up.

What seems like chaos to some, is enjoyment for our team. We offer demolition services to tear down what was once standing, navigating the demo with safety and precision as our priority throughout the process. Whether its tearing down a structure or ripping out concrete, we have the right tools to clean up your project and deliver it on time.

  • Residential Building and Home Demolition
  • Commercial Building Demolition
  • Concrete Removal

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

Contact Us

Central Iowa Dirtworks


5158 NW Beaver Dr.
Johnston, IA 50131


(515) 491-7756