About Us

Serving commercial, municipal, federal and residential customers in Western Massachusetts, Northern Connecticut and neighboring areas – safely, reliably, on schedule and on budget

excavatorA Regional Leader for Over 40 Years

Operating since 1968 and incorporated in 1972, Marion Excavating has a long history of serving Western Massachusetts and neighboring areas safely, reliably, on schedule and on budget.

Founding brothers Rich, Lee and Russ Marion launched the business with one backhoe and a truck, and quickly gained a reputation for superior workmanship, safe practices and dependability. Over the years and now in its second generation, Marion Excavating has steadily expanded to meet growing customer demand while delivering the same level of high quality work and value.

Fully Equipped, Fully Prepared

Today, Marion Excavating takes on a comprehensive range of jobs, both large and small, for commercial, municipal, federal and residential customers and businesses. We have a professional staff of over 40 experienced operators, truck drivers and laborers; a large fleet of cutting-edge equipment fitted with the latest GPS technology; and a Recycling & Materials Facility.

Marion Excavating is MassDOT prequalified for highway construction, drainage, sewer and water projects.

Experts in Environmental Compliance

Marion Excavating is committed to delivering excellent results, which includes high-level environmental awareness and meticulous budget tracking. Contractors across the U.S. rely on our local expertise to fully manage environmentally sensitive projects: asphalt removal and replacement, site development, sewer lines, demolition, storm water management, erosion control and other critical jobs in the region. We have also successfully completed a number of wetland replication projects.

Marion Excavating has an excellent track record of securing certification credits for LEED® compliant projects.

Offering a Turnkey Solution for Residential Construction

In 2006, Marion Excavating established MRT Development to provide our customers with a one-stop solution for constructing new homes. We offer a seamless construction process, from start to finish, with the advantages of modular home building.