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About Sorter Construction

Founded by Bill and Lois Sorter, Sorter Construction has been in business in the Grand Junction area for over 70 years. We average 20-30 projects per year around the valley, depending on the size of the job. We are one of the oldest, family-owned construction businesses in Western Colorado, and we are truly dedicated to staying local to the area. Sorter Construction provides jobs for over 30 Grand Junction residents. Sorter Construction is able to provide almost all of the necessary workload in house.  We subcontract with other local companies to handle the concrete and asphalt work.

Our Values As A Company

At Sorter Construction we believe in quality, communication and honesty in all of our projects.  Our longevity shows integrity in all of our work. Sorter Construction is unique in our high quality of work, and we specialize in an enormous variety of projects. If a community member calls our office looking for a “half a pickup full of dirt” or help with their irrigation, we will help with what we can, whether that be getting them the dirt they need, helping them haul the dirt, or just offering advice and direction. At Sorter Construction, we are big enough to handle projects that are over $1 million in scope as well.  Sorter Construction is Community minded from the smallest to biggest earthwork projects. and believes in supporting our local businesses and economy. 

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Grand Junction’s Earthworks Specialists

For over 70 years, Sorter Construction has been Grand Junction’s Earthworks Specialists. Earthworks are engineering works created through the moving or processing of parts of the earth’s surface involving quantities of soil or unformed rock. The earth may be moved to another location and formed into a desired shape for a purpose.  Sorter handles various earthworks, including Topsoil Excavation, Earth and Rock Excavation, Muck Excavation, to Stripping, Roadway, Drainage and Structure, Bridge, Channel, Footing, and Underground Excavation. Our on site technology includes our heavy machinery, lasers, and manual labor. Our average project completion time is between nine and twelve months, but every project is different. Contact us today for a custom quote.

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William Ogle

President and Owner

Working along side his parents, William “Bill” Ogle has been with Sorter for over 50 years. He became the president of Sorter Construction 37 years ago, and enjoys successfully running a family business.  Through countless projects, Bill has been able to shape the Grand Valley’s infrastructure.  He is proud to be a local business that focuses on local work. Bill prides himself on being born and raised in Grand Junction.  Bill has been married to his wife, Janell, for over 40 years, and together they have four children and 8 grandchildren.  He is actively involved in his community, and enjoys supporting the Mesa County Fair, local 4-H programs, Boy Scouts of America, and other charities in town.  When he is not at work, Bill enjoys time at his cabin, hunting, serving in his church, and driving around town in his 1949 Silver Streak Pontiac.

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Tyler Ogle

Vice President 

Tyler has been with Sorter Construction in some capacity since he was a baby. As the son of William, Tyler has been involved with Sorter as long as he can remember, from starring in our commercials as a little boy, to now efficiently running many projects. Tyler manages projects from start to finish, including estimating, RFI’s, submittals, adhering to schedule and budget requirements and ensures all safety standards are met. He is committed to providing excellent quality of work and customer services. 

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Shari Malik

Office Manager

Shari is new addition to Sorter Construction.  She handles all of our accounting, (AR and AP), bookkeeping, and payroll.  She brings many years of Bookkeeping and Office Manager experience to Sorter Construction and ensures the office runs smoothly. She doesn’t shy away from a challenge and enjoys taking on new projects and responsibilities. She is a married Western Slope native that enjoys camping, fishing and spending time in the mountains. 

Why You Should Choose Sorter Construction

Sorter Construction, Inc. is committed to providing a service that will exceed your expectations. No project is too small or too large. We are truly appreciative to our community and take pride in all that we have accomplished and look forward to many more years of providing our services to our community.  We are locally owned, and have been in business for over 70 years. We have a core group of long term employees, and have the utmost confidence in our abilities and our integrity shows in our finished product. We pride ourselves on our ability to adhere to schedule requirements, and are always willing to work together with every client on potential change orders/budget changes/advice.

Sorter Construction Practices Green Business

Sorter Construction recycles as many asphalt or concrete products as we can. We do our very best to avoid taking materials to the landfill, as often as absolutely possible. In addition, we try and create our own compost to blend with our soils in our efforts to keep our business practices at Sorter Construction as green as we possibly can.

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