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How many Tons??

KrayzKajun

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
Harvey,LA
workin up a price for a customer on putting some limestone down on a muddy area for parking

one spot is 25'x25' and one is 15'x21'

i came up with approx 10.5yds needed. the supplier here sells in tons how to i figure out how many tons 10.5yds is??

im stumped
 

crab

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
earths edge
i get just about 13.75 tons at 1.2 tons per yard ,not sure of the weight of you're material,i would add 10% extra for fluff and compaction good luck!
 

Gravel Rat

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
British Columbia
I would be planing on 20 yards of gravel it may not take it all but how muddy is this area ?
 

Gravel Rat

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
British Columbia
Around here 20 yards is two tandem gravel truck loads. It is better to have too much than not enough.
 

yardworks inc.

LawnSite Member
Location
paducah,ky
There are material calculators for soil and gravel on the internet. Most good truck drivers in our area will figure the amount for us. We just give them the square feet and thickness.
 
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