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asked in category: General Last Updated: 9th May, 2020

How much topsoil fits in a dump truck?

Dump trucks are rated by how many cubic yards they carry. The average commercial dump truck holds anywhere from 10 to 18 cubic yards of dirt.

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Similarly, you may ask, how many tons of dirt are in a dump truck?

Typical load size - small individual hauling companies haul 1/2-2 tons/load in small pickup or trailer loads, common dump truck sizes are around 8-10 ton capacity for single axle, 12-15 tons double rear axle, and 18-25 tons for belly or tilt dump trailers - and some contractors have "pup" trailers than haul about

Likewise, how much does a truckload of dirt cost? Expect to pay between $150 and $450 for a truckload of fill dirt, including delivery. One truck will typically hold 10 to 13 cubic yards of material.

Beside above, how many cubic yards of gravel does a dump truck hold?

In general, the maximum quantity per truckload is 12 cubic yards of stone, 15 cubic yards of topsoil, and 22 cubic yards of mulch. When it comes to gravel, an ideal average is about 3,000 lbs per yard. A dump truck (pickup truck sized) can carry 1 yard and three-axle dump truck can carry about 16.5 yards of gravel.

What does 1 yard of dirt look like?

For example, if you dig up a flower bed that is 9 feet long, 3 feet wide and 12 inches deep, you will have one cubic yard of dirt. This is how it breaks down: 3 feet equals 1 yard, so 9 feet equals 3 total yards in length. The width of 3 feet equals 1 yard.

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