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Serving the Mohawk Valley Since 1952.


As a bonded, full-service, local contractor, Murphy Excavating Corporation's forte is in all areas of site development and preparation. The company's expert teams safely and effectively deliver the services needed to get every aspect of the job done right - on time and on budget. 


Murphy Excavating has completed many jobs since 1952. It is the oldest excavating firm operating in the greater Mohawk Valley area with many long standing and high-profile accounts to their portfolio such as Hamilton College, Colgate University, Munson Williams Proctor Institute and many others

Murphy Excavating began operation in 1952 by Jim Murphy.  The business started operations with a two-ton dump truck and Ford tractor with loader.  It called itself "Murphy Brothers."  Over the next few years, as Jim's three brothers (Stu, Dick, and Bob) finished school, they joined the business as well.  This allowed them to expand from primarily residential work to commercial projects as well...  


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