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Old 02-06-2008, 02:10 PM
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Gravel calculations?

Is there a equation that would help in finding how much gravel I need to do a driveway? Hard packed clay as a base 2-3" deep 200 ft. long & 8ft. wide.
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Old 02-06-2008, 02:58 PM
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At the top of the page, there is a tool tab. You can get your calculations from that. In your example 200 X 8 = 1600 sq. ft. divided by 324 = 4.938 x 2" = 9.9 for 2" base or 14.9for 3' base.
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Old 02-07-2008, 07:24 PM
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those figures are for mulch...does mulch spread the same as gravel?
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Old 02-07-2008, 09:14 PM
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1 inch, 2 inches, 3 inches its all the same.
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those figures are for mulch...does mulch spread the same as gravel?
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Old 02-08-2008, 02:39 AM
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on average 1.6 ton of graded stone per yard

another way to see it is 1 ton will cover 200 sqft 1 inch deep
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You will need about 14.8 cubic yards of gravel to cover that area.
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