Started by four local brothers in 1956, Dahme has slowly but steadily morphed into a leading civil contractor with over 70 years of experience in the region. We tackle large and complex municipal infrastructure projects but also straightforward residential utility jobs. For each one, we bring unmatched determination, a can-do attitude, and relentless work ethic.
It all started in 1956, when Dahme Construction was started by four brothers who were either still in the service or had just gotten out.
Originally the focus was on excavating and dirt work with their bulldozer. Eventually, Dahme became an equipment pioneer in the area, becoming the first contractor to own a backhoe, boom crane, cement pump, and other equipment.
Howard’s son Gary Dahme took over in 1988, running the business until late 2016. Now, his wife Molly Dahme is the current owner. Many members of the family have and continue to work for Dahme today.
Today, Dahme is a leading civil underground infrastructure contractor for Northeast South Dakota. They have handle some of the biggest jobs for companies like:
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Production is always important, but safety is non-negotiable. Dahme's people are trained to ensure safety with each step on a job site.
Supporting our local community is an important part of the way we do business. We use locally-purchased iron, local contractors, and local talent for the projects we work on. But we also invest in the local community by supporting numerous youth / sports events through donations.
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