Decades of laying
the groundwork

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Since 1948, we’ve been behind projects in and around Indiana that require specialized support with earthmoving and underground utilities. Our expertise can be found on jobs that range from heavy highway and public works to commercial and industrial site development.

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After more than 70 years in business, we’ve built a reputation for impeccable work that’s done on time and on budget. That, along with our fair pricing and highly skilled, safety-conscious workforce make us the first choice for project managers who are looking for a reliable partner. Our clients include DOTs, municipalities, general contractors and developers, and we have experience in the healthcare, education and environmental fields.

Fox Contractors is proud to be a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a 100% signatory contractor with the IUOE, Teamsters and Laborers’ unions. With a headquarters in Fort Wayne and a regional office near Indianapolis, Fox Contractors serves customers across the region and is prequalified with the Indiana, Michigan and Ohio Departments of Transportation.

We take care of business – from the ground up.

”Fox places a high value on safety because our people are our #1 asset. We strive to minimize or eliminate hazards all together, so that all employees can work in a safe environment, without losing time. Our safety-first approach is reflected in our extensive training and education, as well as an employee safety commitment that starts from the top down.”

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Dallas Day, Owner, Fox Contractors Corp.


No matter what a site looks like before we come, by the time we leave, it’s cleared and ready for the next phase of construction. That’s true regardless of what’s above or below ground. Because we have experience working on all types of projects—from landfills to airports—we know what considerations need to go into each job.

  • Site Preparation
  • Utility installation
  • Foundation excavation
  • Site clearing
  • Trenching
  • Earthmoving
  • Demolition
  • Seeding & sodding
  • Stonework
  • Subdivision site prep
  • Airport site prep
  • Landfills
  • Wetlands
  • Quarries
  • Engineering
  • Surveying


Our vehicles and equipment are top-of-the-line and in top-notch shape, thanks to our full-time maintenance crews at two regional shops. We continuously refresh and upgrade our specialized fleet so that precision and efficiency are optimized on every job.

  • Scrapers
  • Excavators
  • Bulldozers
  • Motor graders
  • Rollers
  • Haul trucks
  • Dump trucks
  • Skid steers
  • Loaders
  • Trenchers
  • Rock Hawg Surface Miners
  • Various Support Equipment



When you need to break through serious surfaces, this beast can take on any challenge. Forget drill and blast and bring on the Hawg.

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Notable Projects

You don't have to go far to drive over a highway or walk into a building that Fox Contractors has had a part in. We've been involved in some of the most recognizable construction projects in the area.

  • Sweetwater Music Distribution Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • I-65 Interchange Construction & Modification, Whitestown, Indiana
  • S.R. 28 Construction, Frankfort, Indiana
  • Autumn Hills Landfill Cell 16, Zeeland, Michigan
  • Illinois Crossing Auto Mall, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Training and Recognition where it counts

Safety isn’t just important for our employees’ well-being, but also for a project’s timeline and budget. That’s why we strive to minimize or eliminate hazards so that our crews can work in risk-free environments. This mentality is reflected in our extensive safety education. In fact, every year, our team collectively completes over 200 hours of training.

We’re routinely recognized for our outstanding safety records and programs by organizations across the industry. It’s a testament to our commitment to safety that we’re incredibly proud of.

Building Contractors Association

  • Safety Excellence Recognition Award (2019, 2018)
  • Safety Excellence Award Heavy/Highway Contractor (2017, 2016, 2014)
  • Safety Excellence Award for Outstanding Efforts in Promoting Construction Workers’ Safety (2014, 2015)
  • Safety Excellence Award for Outstanding Efforts in Promoting Safety – Top in Category (2012)
  • Safety Excellence Award – Supervisor Safety Award to Matt Chaney (2010)

Associated General Contractors of America

  • National AGC Safety Award (2019, 2018, 2017)

Pepper Construction

  • Safety Top Performer Award – Over 1,000 Observations (2011)

Indiana Construction Association

  • Safety Program Award/Gold Summit Award (2011)

Since what we do is underground, you can't necessarily see our handiwork–but our clients can tell you all about it.

“Fox Contractors always completes the job on time and per the schedule. With their excellent team of well-established and experienced professionals, we consider them a true partner in the construction industry.”

Eric Graft
Brooks Construction

“I welcome the opportunity to work with Fox Contractors on our projects. They’ve built a reputation as a go-to contractor, particularly when the underground environment is complicated with existing utilities. Their field supervision is great to work with—from pre-planning our projects, to daily task planning, to execution of work. Owner Dallas Day has demonstrated a strong commitment to safety that’s reflected in the actions of his entire team.”

Dave Murphy
Pepper Construction of Indiana

“They have been a valued partner and crucial to the success of the project. Their team was very responsive to requests and flexible as things changed throughout construction.”

David Nocella
Mortenson Construction

“In our longstanding partnership with Fox Contractors, we have built a shared interest in providing a project that meets or exceeds expectations in all ways. The manpower is high quality, schedules are achieved, communication is open and we always have the appropriate equipment to perform the work safely.”

Joe Bash
F.A. Wilhelm Construction Company

“They are safety-conscious, knowledgeable, efficient, hardworking team players. And, they have integrity. I would welcome the opportunity to work with Fox Contractors on any project.”

Brad Knable
Weigand Construction

“Fox Contractors is more than a subcontractor for Weigand Construction. Over the years, we have worked with Fox on countless projects and they exceed our expectations every time. They’re not only hardworking and knowledgeable, they go above and beyond what is required to get the job done. Responsive, reputable and honest, Fox Contractors contributes to the success of every project we work on together. We wholeheartedly endorse Fox Contractors as a top-notch excavating contractor. ”

Larry Weigand
Weigand Construction

“We have partnered with Fox Contractors for over 20 years on INDOT projects. They have always worked safely on our projects and been engaged from the beginning—planning their work and performing it on time, the first time.”

Pete Jerrell
The Walsh Group

Contact Us

Fox Contractors

5430 W. Ferguson Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 747-7461

4355 S. Indianapolis Road
Whitestown, IN 46075
(317) 769-6291

Fox Contractors Corp. is committed to becoming a pro-active, profitable construction company specializing in earthwork and related services, which incorporates industry-standard management practices and produces excellent quality for its owner-clients while providing a safe and quality work environment for its employees.

Proud Partners of:

Indiana Constructors
Indiana Constructors, inc.

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Fox Contractors frequently hires to fulfill staffing needs & construction projects.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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8902 Airport Dr., Ste B
Fort Wayne, IN 46809

Fax: (260) 747-7717

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