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Transportation Network

We offer personalized trucking services for your company. Dedicated shuttle service can be established to help you move material between your various locations.

Dedicated Service

Nelson Contracting began in 1981 as a local civil construction company, in Watford City, North Dakota. With a growing base of business, Nelson Contracting expanded its services to provide transportation and sand and gravel services to a broader range of construction related industries.


 In 1996, Nelson Contracting acquired the land now occupied by the South 40 transfer station, which handles storage and transfer of numerous sand and gravel products. otherwise unavailable locally.  By 2013, Nelson Contracting's business had skyrocketed and we established ourselves as the clear leader in the Watford City area's sand and gravel industry.

Sand And Gravel in Watford City

Through our extensive supply network we are able to provide numerous aggregate products ranging from sand to landscape boulders and everything in between. With our Watford City material transfer site being located on the truck bypass it allows our customers the option of convenient pick up of products and gives us the unique ability to provide fast and efficient delivery of products to your site.     

Modern Communication

Our drivers often travel one way or multi-leg routes. Our transportation network ensures that drivers are never far away from your site. Drivers can tag team routes, divert on short notice, or run complimentary routes to make round trips that allows us to keep costs under control. 

All of our dispatchers and drivers are equipped with smart phones, ensuring that, regardless of circumstances, communication will never be lost. Through inclimate weather, infrastructure breakdowns, and all of the unforeseen conditions that the Bakken region can throw at us, we ensure your delivery reaches its destination and you can reach us.