fully licensed and insured


We are a family owned and operated excavation company located in Northford Connecticut taking pride in serving our customers in New Haven County. We are fully licensed and insured to perform all types of excavation work in CT. Customers will work directly with the owner, from start to finish on every job. J.L. Smith Excavating specializes in cellar excavations, foundations, septic installation, septic repairs, grading, drainage, leveling, concrete demolition, utility trenching, tree removal, and much more.

We maintain control throughout the design and construction process to ensure that your project is completed with pride and the highest quality standards. J.L. Smith Excavating manages all stages of your project, from the pre-design phase through construction and delivery.

Our fleet of equipment includes excavators, backhoes, bulldozers, skid steers, rollers, and trucks.

All of our equipment ranges in size from small to large to accommodate any job.

Please call for an appointment and free estimate

Our Goals at J.L. Smith Excavating LLC:

  • Final Product Will Exceed Expectation.
  • Cost Effective Solutions.
  • On Time Completion.

Some of Our Services:

  • New Home Excavation
  • Foundations
  • Septic Installation
  • Septic Repair
  • Grading
  • Mulch
  • Top Soil
  • Side Walks
  • Cellar Excavation
  • Tree Removal
  • Patios
  • Drainage
  • Curtain Drains
  • Footing Drains
  • Erosion Control
  • And More!


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Areas Served

Branford • Cheshire • Durham • East Haven • Hamden • Meriden • Middlefield • Middletown • Northford • North Branford • North Haven • Wallingford • West Haven • Woodbridge

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