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Excavating Services: It’s What We Do

Selly Excavating offers extensive experience in all areas of residential and commercial excavating. As a professional excavating contractor we place great emphasis on safety, project planning, and equipment coordination to ensure your expectations are met in a timely and budget-oriented manner.

Aggregate Hauling and Delivery

When your project demands accurate and timely aggregate delivery you need the professional hauling services of Selly Excavating. Our dump truck operators are fully licensed, bonded, and insured — not to mention they have years of experience hauling aggregate material in all of Minnesota's weather conditions.

  • Gravel
  • Fill
  • Top Soil
  • Rock

Field Tiling / Drainage

At Selly Excavating we understand the devastation that accompanies excess water on area fields. We also know that Minnesota's growing season is short, making it vital that farmers and crop specialists have access to professional drainage services to increase their chances for a high crop yield. For these reasons and others, we provide Drainage Tiling services to the farming and agricultural community. Our GPS guided Field Tiling services assist in bringing high soil moisture levels down — aiding in increased field access, root development, and overall optimal crop growth. If the soil in your fields is simply too wet, Drainage Tiling may be a fit for your land; contact Selly Excavating for an on-site consultation.

Sitework / Site Preparation

The act of site preparation has been our specialty since our founding in 1995. Whether you refer to it as Housing Site Development, Home Building Excavation, Site Preparation or Sitework — Selly Excavating excels at performing the task. As an excavating contractor specializing in this area of excavation, we are committed to maintaining the GPS controlled equipment necessary for precision site preparation. At Selly we also strive to provide this service at the most competitive price possible. Contact us for a free on-site consultation and estimate; we look forward to the opportunity to earn your business.

General Excavating Services

Selly’s excavating services are utilized for the quick and safe completion of commercial, industrial, municipal, residential, and agricultural projects. Throughout our company’s history we have been contracted to provide everything from structural demolition and land clearing to frost ripping and backfilling. We bring over 50 years of combined excavating experience and problem-solving solutions to the jobsite.

  • Demolition
  • Foundation Digging
  • Digging for Footings
  • Utilities Trenching
  • Basement Backfilling
  • Land Clearing & Leveling
  • Aggregate Removal
  • Frost Ripping
  • Silt Fencing
  • Flood Control
  • Grading

Road / Driveway Building

When it comes to paths you can drive on, Selly Excavating has successfully completed a variety of road building jobs — from township roads and commercial sub-divisions to field approaches and residential driveways. Whether miles or a few yards, you can count on us to build a road that will withstand travel and Mother Nature.

With our GPS equipped machines, our operators are able to develop roads and driveways that meet civil engineering and surveying requirements — width, height, curves, ditch slope, drainage, etc. Our range of excavating services allow us to easily self-perform multiple phases of your road / driveway building project:

  • Street Drainage Improvements
  • Sub-Division Road Construction
  • Driveway Construction
  • Access Road Development
  • Parking Lot Development
  • Seasonal Grading
  • Land Clearing
  • Initial Grading
  • Final Grading
  • GPS Guided Applications
  • Aggregate Supply & Placement
  • Underground Utilities
  • Erosion Control
  • Material Haul-Away

Septic Services

Whether you're building a new home and require a complete septic system install or are in need of repairs to an existing system, Selly Excavating has the experience and equipment to complete the job. We know that many responsibilities come with homeownership, the last thing you need is an improper functioning septic system. Let our experienced team of certified septic installers handle the repairs or full installation of your septic system. Not only do we provide quality septic services that meet all state and federal regulations, we can also assist you with obtaining the proper permits. Contact us today — 507.357.6200.

Underground Utilities

Based in Le Center, Minnesota we are able to effectively met the underground utility needs of established and growing communities throughout southern Minnesota. Over the years we've developed working relationships with area contractors, land developers, and the municipalities of Faribault, Mankato, Le Center, and New Ulm. We provide these individuals and groups with necessary excavation services to improve and expand upon underground infrastructure.

Selly Excavating provides expertise in the following underground services:

  • Sewer Line Installation
  • Sewer Hook-Ups
  • Sewer Line Repairs
  • Water Line Installation
  • Water Line Hook-Ups
  • Water Line Repairs