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Harbor Springs Excavating


About Harbor Springs Excavating

In April of 1984 Tom and Jaci Gallagher purchased the construction assets of Noggle & Associates where Tom had been employed since 1981. With 4 employees to help them get established, they quickly grew to the quality excavator business you see today - a field staff that employs up to 22 people and an office staff consisting of 2 estimators, a safety and scheduling manager and secretarial help. Tremendous pride is taken in the ability to get the work done in the highest quality and on time. The work performed is almost evenly split between residential, commercial and infrastructure. Examples of the work are featured in the photo gallery and described throughout the website.

Service Area
Our central location in Emmet County between Harbor Springs and Petoskey allows us to cover a large area of Northern Michigan.

  • Residential work - primarily in Emmet, Charlevoix and Cheboygan counties.
  • Commercial work - from St. Ignace in the Upper Peninsula south through Gaylord.

Our Employees
We take pride in the longevity of our employees in an industry noted for its turnover. Seven of our employees have topped 14 years with the highest at 23. Another six have between 14 and 19 years with Harbor Springs Excavating. The average for all employees is 9.2 years. For those employees that have committed over five years to our programs of safety, quality and service the average jumps to nearly 13 years.

Tom and Jaci thank all of all their employees for their help in building this company are proud of the work they do. The compliments that are generated by our customers regarding their work are what has enabled Harbor Springs Excavating to become known as one of the premier earth moving companies in the area. This quality is what enables us to treat them fairly with pay and benefits that are among the best in the area.

Our equipment is modern, averaging 8 years old for our primary equipment. It is maintained through service agreements with the areas best heavy equipment dealers. This in turn enables us to serve you best with minimal down time.