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Gravel Driveway

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by hickory, May 3, 2004.

  1. hickory

    hickory LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    Lady had a gravel driveway and it has since gone down hill. SHe would like to have it redone with gravel. 2500 square feet of driveway. How much gravel will I need? Figure the depth about 1.5 inches.
  2. Four Season's

    Four Season's LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 70

    Formula for figuring yards of material:
    Length * Width= Square Feet

    Square Feet / 27= # of Yards at 1 foot (12") thick...

    so: 2500 sq. feet / 27= 93 yards at 1' depth @ 1.5" = 12 yards, plus add on a little extra.. Thats how I figure it anyway.
  3. lbmd1

    lbmd1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    16 tons using Asteck's online stone calculator which is close to four seasons quote of 12 yards after converting it to tons.


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