Weight of boulders

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Chitown King, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. Chitown King

    Chitown King LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    I need to create a retaining wall using large boulders. The one the customer wants appear to be roughly 24" in width. I need to go two boulders tall, and 240 feet long. Any idea the cost of these boulders?
  2. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,899

    We use granite boulders here, they weigh approximately 100 lbs per cubic ft. I haven't done any boulder work in 7-10 years so I couldn't quote prices beside unlikely they would match regionally.
  3. JNyz

    JNyz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,087

    Just go to a quarry and find out. On here you are going to get prices that are not in your region.

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