Morris, Inc. began business in
1970 and is owned by Milton and Dawn Morris and
their five children.
Milton started the
company by designing and installing intakes,
pipelines, and pivots for farmers and other
governmental agencies located throughout South
Dakota, North Dakota, and Nebraska along the
Since this time, Morris,
Inc. has grown into a diversified
Highway-Heavy-Utility company performing various and
We employ approximately
150 full-time employees and at peak times during the
summer we employ over 200.
Morris, Inc. is a member of the
South Dakota Associated General Contractors
Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter and we pride
ourselves in safe, timely, and efficient work.
We have an asphalt
concrete laydown crew and an asphalt concrete plant
that mostly stays in Pierre, but we do mobilize it
to other areas of South Dakota when the opportunity
We also have a permanent
concrete redi-mix plant located Ft. Pierre as well
as a portable concrete redi-mix plant.
We make all of our own
asphalt concrete and concrete aggregate material,
along with all other types of aggregate base
material for federal, state, local, or private
Additionally, we produce
aggregate material for large asphalt concrete paving
mainline contractors on SD DOT asphalt concrete
overlay projects throughout the entire central part
of South Dakota.
Furthermore, we crush
and screen gravel for most of the counties and
Indian Reservations located in the central part of
Morris, Inc. also has several
utility crews equipped with many different sizes of
Caterpillar excavators, dozers, and compactors.
Additionally, we have
gravel laydown crews, along with an earthwork and
site grading crew consisting of Caterpillar
scrapers, dozers, blades, and haul trucks.
It should also be noted
that most of our earthwork and site grading
equipment is equipped with GPS technology which
enables us to be more efficient and allows the owner
to save a large amount of money by eliminating
surveying, staking and other associated engineering
We have a full-time
engineering technician/surveyor on staff that
handles all of our GPS responsibilities.
you can imagine, by performing all of this work we
are able to provide the owner with a competitive bid
package and complete these items of work in a very
timely and safe manner.
Additionally, we recently
constructed a manufacturing plant where we
manufacture conveyors, screens, jigs, and other
related aggregate producing equipment, along with
having a full-service machine shop.
We are also capable of
repairing pumps and rewinding electric motors.
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