More About Us

Since 1983, Zane Brooks Excavating, Inc. has been serving customers in the Tri-Cities region.  We are a licensed sub-contractor in both Tennessee and Virginia.  We started out as a small residential grading contractor, and through hard work and God’s blessings, have become one of the leading commercial excavating companies in this area.  We thrive on repeat business with our customers by doing great work on every single job. We have worked for many General Contractors in this area for decades, proving our value with each and every job.

We work on all types of excavating projects: parking lots, churches, school additions, restaurants, retail buildings, banks, medical buildings, warehouses, car dealerships, and new office buildings.  Zane Brooks Excavating has been blessed to work for well-known brand names such as Advance Autoparts, NAPA Autoparts, Family Dollar, Walgreens, Waffle House, Mellow Mushroom, Bojangles, McDonalds, Taco Bell, Krispy Kreme, Wendy’s, Panda Express, ALDI, Eastman Credit Union, Regions Bank, Verizon, Toyota of Kingsport, Johnson City Toyota, Rick Hill Mercedes Benz, Tri-Cities Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Bill Gatton Nissan, Leclerc Foods, and many more.  Call us today and we'll bring our decades of expertise, knowledge and great service to your next project!

What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

Working with Zane Brooks Excavating over the years has always been an enjoyable experience. Their commitment to completing our projects on time is second to none. They have always been reliable and dependable in every aspect of the job.


I have worked with Zane Brooks Excavating for many years in the Tri-Cities. I have always found the individuals in their company to be honest, hardworking, and dependable. It's nice working with people who still value the meaning of a "hand shake" and an agreement.

Raymond McBride President TriCon Builders

We have worked with Zane Brooks Excavating for over 25 years.  They have always exceeded our expectations and helped us to complete projects on time and in budget.

Timothy J Kuykendall D.B.I.A Vice-President - Project Development/Civil Management J.A. Street & Associates, Inc

Zane Brooks Excavating has worked alongside Armstrong Construction Company for many years on a wide range of commercial construction projects. The professionalism, technical knowledge, and overall work ethic of their staff is exemplary. We always look forward to working with them.

Ben McMurry Estimator Armstrong Construction

We have worked with Zane Brooks Excavating for well over two decades.  They are a professional and hardworking company that cares about their customers and the product they deliver.

James Nuckolls Sales Ferguson, a Wolseley company