In response to preventing the spread of COVID-19, we strongly suggest that all queries and payments be done remotely. We ask that all: owners, engineers, sub-trades, suppliers or any authorized visitors please complete the COVID-19 Screening prior to entry of our facility or job-sites. 

Thank you for your patience and support during this time!




Full service site preparation for over 45 years



Full service site preparation for over 45 years

No job too big or small – we specialize in meeting your specific needs and timing.

Serving Haliburton County since 1975


Hawk River Construction was founded more than 45 years ago! We provide all aspects of site preparation for residential and commercial applications.  Our services include: road building, septic system installation, excavation, landscape architectural design and more; in Haliburton, Minden, Highlands East, Algonquin HIghlands, and area.

Mission statement

Hawk River represents the essence of Haliburton charm and wholeheartedness while providing services and quality expected in a more demanding and often less friendly environment:  and we do it with a sense of good nature and pleasantry.

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Hello everyone and happy Tuesday! What another beautiful day!🌞 Certainly a clear sign that the busy season is approaching! With that said, #TeamHawkRiver has been working so hard, and is in need of a good rest! Hawk River will be away on staycation beginning Friday April 2nd and will return bright-eyed and bushy-tailed on Monday April 12th! 🐿

Please feel free to keep your inquiries coming to!

Just kidding. We're inside and waiting for your call!

Our internet should be up and running soon, but in the meantime please call with your inquiries.

Hope you have a lovely day!🌞

We all deserve a bit of Irish luck! Sending a wish your way: good luck, good health and happiness on this and every day!


Did You Know?

Hawk River Construction Limited is nestled in the heart of Haliburton, Ontario and has served it's residents for OVER 45 years. Larry Hewitt is the Owner/Operator and he has invested his heart and soul into our beautiful County. For example, did you know the path that follows alongside County Road 21 between the high school and the commercial area was created by Larry himself in 2007. He noticed the safety hazard and did something about it! This is just ONE example of Hawk River's roots in Haliburton County. Our mission is to provide quality services with a sense of good nature and pleasantry. We care about your needs and have pride in our work! Come see for yourself! We specialize in all facets of site preparation, including: road building, septic system design and installation, excavation, landscape and barge services (for those islanders!). We also have a complete line of aggregate and a stone slinger for those hard to reach areas! Call one of our friendly office staff now to initiate your next project!

We'd love to hear from you!

Happy Fri-YAY!

Oh that sunshine! Happy Thursday everyone!



Holiday closure details below👇

The Holidays are around the corner and we are getting excited! This year more than ever, we hope you are able to find time to rest and enjoy!

Friendly reminder- we will be closed beginning Wednesday December 23rd at 5pm, and resume operations on Monday January 4th, 2021.

During this time, our dedicated and wonderful plow operators will be on alert for snow accumulation. However, should any special circumstances occur, please direct your queries to 705.457.7019 or

Happiest of Holidays everyone!!!


Thank you Heroes.

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved and were loved, and now we lie
        In Flanders fields.
Take up our quarrel with the foe: 
To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high. 
    If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
        In Flanders fields.

John McCrae - 1872-1918

This time of year is one of our favourites, but it may look very different for many.

That doesn't mean we can't make the best of it!

Some home ideas:
Trick or treat manhunt or tag (parents give a treat once found),
Pumpkin carving contest,
Bobbing for apples,
Spooky dance party (zoom approved),
Halloween movie night,
Halloween paint night.

Whatever your Halloween looks like, we wish you a really 🎃gourd🎃 time!!


Hawk River Construction Limited welcomes you to join our team by applying to our seasonal opportunity of Snow Plow Operator!


Provide complete and accurate paperwork as required (e.g. vehicle inspections, logs, etc.),
Ensure equipment is functioning properly,
Responsible for winter snow clearing and sanding,
Ability to use appropriate judgement for placement of snow and sanding,
Provide exceptional Customer Services to all Hawk River Clients,
Shop work, vehicle and equipment maintenance activities as assigned,
Other duties as assigned.

The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:

Minimum 2-3 years of Snow Plow Operator experience,
Clean Driving Record/ Valid G License,
Able to work under constraints with ease,
Comfortable working and driving in adverse weather conditions with respect to safety,
Committed and dependable,
It is important that the successful candidate is able to work while being aware of their safety in their immediate surroundings while using tools and equipment, driving or operating equipment,
Comply with our Health and Safety procedures, including but not limited to wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times,
Able to work flexible hours during winter including: evenings, holidays and weekends,
Excellent observational and problem solving skills,
Reliable transportation to work.

Working Conditions:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment,
Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis,
Routine exposure to outside weather conditions including cold,
On-call scheduling,
Work flexible hours including weekend and holiday work.

Accommodations are available on request for all aspects of the application process. Please notify us should you require accommodation.

Job Type: Contract

Compensation commensurate with experience.

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 Policy can be found on

Applicants are encouraged to send their resumes to

Thank you in advance to all who apply. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us this year! 2020 has been strange to say the least, but what remains constant is our amazing customers (YOU🧡).


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