About Us

James W. Fowler Co. was founded in 1972 by James and Candace Fowler in Dallas, Oregon. Beginning with a single bulldozer, Jim began building logging and farming roads in the Coast Range of western Oregon. With additional growth came the opportunity for larger projects located throughout the states of Oregon, Washington, and California.

Today, James W. Fowler Co. is a diversified general contractor providing heavy civil and tunneling construction solutions for municipalities, agencies, and private owners across North America. Since our inception, we have based our business on Excellence, Integrity, and Service with regard to our clients, subcontractors, and employees.

With the ability to construct projects across the United States and Canada, we have completed projects that include:

  • Water and wastewater treatment facilities
  • Fish hatcheries, fish passage facilities, marine projects
  • Bridge and highway interchange construction and rehabilitation
  • Sewer, water, and utility pipelines, subdivision infrastructure, pipeline relining
  • Tunneling, auger boring, pipe ramming, pipe bursting


Our goal at James W. Fowler Co. is to be the contractor of choice by providing the highest level of quality construction service to our clients while providing the best quality of life for our employees, their families, and the individuals who are touched by the projects in which we are involved. It is our company’s commitment to make this a reality.


Excellence – Our commitment is that each project will be completed safely, on schedule, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality

Integrity – Our culture is guided by honesty and transparency in our business and personal interactions

Service – Project success is our team’s highest priority and we will work to meet or exceed the project goals by building relationships through enhanced trust, reduced conflict, and effective communication

Heavy Civil and Tunneling Construction Solutions

A Few Select Projects