Complete Excavating Project

Services / Equipment

15 yard dump

Earth Material Trucking

We currently offer trucking of 45 different products . For a complete product list with calculated delivery cost please use our Earth Products Costs Calculator    (Requires Javascript)
  • Top Dirt - processed / unprocessed
  • Crushed Stone & Crushed Concrete
  • Crushed Asphalt (screened and with chunks)
  • Stabilized Gravel - 22A, 21AA
  • Washed Stone
  • Sand - Bank Run, 2NS

john deere 650H

Agricultural Products

For calculated delivery cost of agricultural products, please use our Earth Products Costs Calculator    (Requires Javascript)
john deere 650H

Equipment Hauling

For an equipment transport quote, please use our Equipment Transport Cost Calculator   (Requires Javascript)
  • Equipment must be able to self load and unload
  • Equipment must weight less than 15 tons
  • Equipment must be less than 8'6" wide
  • Trailer length is 28 feet
  • Total height is 3'4" plus unit height
  • Service available in Michigan only

Equipment with Operator

For an equipment and operator quote to your site, please use our Equipment Usage Cost Calculator.  (Requires Javascript)
  • Dozer
  • Loader Backhoe
  • Track Loaders
  • Skid Steer Loaders
  • Mini Excavators
  • Full Size Excavators
  • Wheel Loaders

john deere 650H


  • Top Dirt - strip & pile, final grade, berms
  • Basements, Garages, Additions - footings, slab prep, backfill
  • Land Clearing - grading, brush & tree removal
  • Parking Lots, Driveways - laser fine grading
  • Fill Placement
  • Septic Systems

john deere 710


  • Trees - lift most trees under 8" dia out of ground, push over most any tree size
  • Footings - 14",2' and 4' buckets for trenches
  • Loader - 2yd bucket for earth materials transport
  • Demolition - buildings, concrete and asphalt removal
  • Boulder Placement
  • Septic Systems

Mini Excavator

Mini Excavator

  • Shallow Trenching - minimal rutting, inside buildings, traverse soft soils
  • Pond Cleaning at Edges
  • Light Demolition

Compact Track Loader

Compact Track Loader

  • Fine Grading
  • Small Workspaces
  • Attachments - brush cutter, bucket, forks, grapple, auger



The staff of BLI has been in the construction industry for 42 years performing residential, commercial, and light industrial construction. We provide construction and excavating services. The staff has been licensed as "Residential Builder" under the State of Michigan since 1974. We are fully insured.


BLI excavating services include pond excavation, land clearing, site grading for buildings / additions / sidewalks / drives, swimming pool removal, trucking of earth materials, building demolition, septic systems, landscape preparation, and various other excavation services.

With 42+ years experience, we can meet with you to provide minimal cost strategies that fulfill your intentions. Our goal is 100% customer satisfaction for every project. We believe strongly in the power of verbal references.


Fill Sand Volumes

For rough calculations for fill sand, 1 cuyd of trucked loose sand will yield approximately 25 cu ft of compacted sand at your location.

Trucking Capacity

Up to 15 cubic yds of earth materials per load. Use our   Earth Products Delivery Calculator  to calculate delivery costs.


We can remove 1 tree or acres of trees / stumps from your site.


  • 22A base topped with 21AA when sloped
  • rough ground asphalt millings base topped with fine ground millings
  • sand base topped with 4" concrete
  • 22A base topped with asphalt

Septic Systems

  • Van Buren, Allegan, and Cass Counties
  • Installed per permit specifications
  • 1000, 1500, 2000 gal septics
  • Gravity & Lifted Systems