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Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by nboeger4, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. nboeger4

    nboeger4 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 135

    ok guys so i have a spot on a clients property thats approx 10,000sq ft and hes going to be removing gravel and weeds approx 8-10in deep. he wants to bring it back up level with everything else so im trying to figure out how many yds of soil we need to bring in.
    thanks in advance
     
  2. richallseasons

    richallseasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    If I assume that the area is 100ft x 100ft at 10 inches depth you will need 310 yards
     
  3. mikecaldwell1204

    mikecaldwell1204 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    They do realize how expensive this is going to get right?
     
  4. mngrassguy

    mngrassguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,167

    You will need the same amount of soil hauled in as you haul out. 310 in, 310 out
     
  5. garnersgardening

    garnersgardening LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    Here is a link to a web site you enter the measurments in and it tells you the number of cubic yards
    http://www.soilbuildingsystems.com/CubicYard.php

    You will also need to calculte for any damage (ruts and torn up grass) that the trucks and equipment will do to the yard if its not close to the street.
     
  6. Isobel

    Isobel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    310 yards assuming a 10" depth.
     

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