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Sports Field Construction--Prices psf

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by Bob E G, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. Bob E G

    Bob E G LawnSite Member
    from 53717
    Messages: 128


    HOTSHOT--I don't really know why they are opposed to hydroseeding, but if I find out more, I will let you know.

    CLC-You mentioned that your bid for the turnkey job was .021/psf. How much of that would you apply to the dirt work, if you break down the job.

  2. Complete Lawn Care

    Complete Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    I didn't look at my figures, but I would say .05-.06 per sq. ft. Remember this does not include laser leveling, but only redoing what is already there. Filling in the holes.

    I estimated 10 hours of blade work, with a 8' blade. If that helps.
  3. Bob E G

    Bob E G LawnSite Member
    from 53717
    Messages: 128

    Thanks for the info. What do you think you would charge for laser level finish grade (PSF price). Top soil would be grade to +/- about 1/2 inch by another contractor. Then we would come in after. It would be the equivalent of about 3 fields in area.
    Thanks again

  4. hotshot4819

    hotshot4819 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 645

    wish i could help ya out..

    did you get the seed/ fert specs?
    have you informed them about other products available...
    Such as Bonded Fiber Matrix, that will stop any chance of wash out or erosion.?
  5. Bob E G

    Bob E G LawnSite Member
    from 53717
    Messages: 128

    No, I haven't gotten the specs yet. Waiting patiently. And I hope they will be receptive to other products and methods. I'll report as soon as I know the specs.
    Thanks for the reply.
  6. hotshot4819

    hotshot4819 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 645

    Flexterra can be sprayed for anywhere from .08-.12 a sqft. but it will hold soil together for up to 12 months. which is a huge thing when your talking about lazer grading the field to make it perfect.. wont do much good if it gets erosion from rain...

    It sounds like they want it to be perfect, so push them on that..

    If they are even slightly interested in it, i would help you out on selling the Flexterra idea,, of course id like the option to spray it if they go with you....:clapping:

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