







Calculating volume of concrete, dirt, sand, anything. 
20061117 

Debbie pose la question : [This article contains a special calculator to help you find the volume (for example, the cubic yards) of material required to fill (or empty) a space if you know the length, width and depth.]
We are wanting to pour a 24'x30' slab that is 5" deep. How many cubic yards of cement do we need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





980 cubic yards of dirt 
20161217 

Jondi pose la question : I am trying to visualize 980 cubic yards of dirt by using a metaphor.
Would this be the size of a car?
A fire engine?
A semitrailer?
How many trucks would you need to haul away 980 yards of dirt? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The weight of some dirt 
20160224 

Michael pose la question : How many tons of dirt are in a triangle 14M x10M x 8.1M x .8M deep? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Filling a pool with dirt 
20150501 

Mike pose la question : I have a hole which a 24 ft pool in it is 10" deep in the the centre and goes to 1" inch at the edge want to fill it in with dirt how many yards of dirt would I need to fill it in Penny Nom lui répond. 





6 inches of dirt in a baseball field 
20140601 

Mary pose la question : The baseball field is 20,000 Square feet, 6 inched deep
I need to know how many cubic yards of dirt this will generate. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Dirt to fill a pool 
20130713 

Neil pose la question : I had a 24 foot diameter pool. The perimeter of it was at ground
level. The pool sloped 1 foot deeper to the middle. In other
words "a 1 ft. dish. How many cubic yards of dirt do I need to
fill this hole? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A sloped yard 
20120424 

William pose la question : Trying to calculate fill dirt for leveling a sloped yard to place a slab. Slab is 30'x40', yard slopes from corner #1 south 40' to Corner #4 drop is 11". From corner #1 east 30' to corner #2, drop is 11 1/4". From corner #1 southeast at a 45 degrees, 50' to corner #3, drop is 19 3/4". Corners numbered in a clockwise direction. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Tons of fill dirt 
20120127 

Brian pose la question : about how many tons of fill dirt would I need to level a area 30 foot by 30 foot
and 6 foot deep Penny Nom lui répond. 





One acre of dirt 6 inches deep 
20120111 

Cameron pose la question : Ok what im wanting to know is how many pounds of dirt are in 80
acres of land that is 6 inches deep? My friend and I are stumped on this question Penny Nom lui répond. 





50,000 cubic yards of dirt 
20110812 

JUDY pose la question : IF MY HUSBAND HAS A JOB THAT REQUIRES HIM TO MOVE 50,000 CUBIC YARDS OF DIRT, HOW MUCH LAND WOULD THAT COVER AT 1 FOOT DEPTH. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The weight of some dirt 
20101103 

Maggie pose la question : I am wanting to know how many tons of dirt we r going to need to fill a basement.
The measurements we r going with r 15ftx15ftx8ft. Penny Nom lui répond. 





80,000 yards of dirt 
20100812 

Jeremy pose la question : If I have an area 50' x 1200', what would be the elevation with 80,000 yards of dirt on it. Robert Dawson lui répond. 





The volume of a berm 
20100405 

jim pose la question : a berm 6 ft wide x 112 ft long 18 inches high at center x 18 inches down to 0 front and back as a taper...how much soil do I need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A dirt berm 
20100205 

casey pose la question : My question is two fold. I want to build a dirt berm that is 95 feet long and 8 feet high which has a 45 degree angle on each side of the slope. My first question is how wide will the berm end up being? Second question is how many cubic yards of dirt will I need to get? Thanks! Harley Weston lui répond. 





Dirt around a cylinder 
20091210 

curtis pose la question : If I was to pile 3.5 cu. yds of dirt around a 5ft 6in. diameter cylinder within 24in. of the outside, how high will the dirt be? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Density of dirt and gravel 
20091026 

ken pose la question : if digging a load of dirt and gravel in mining how many yards of material to the ton thanks Penny Nom lui répond. 





Filling a hole 
20090714 

BARRY pose la question : I HAVE AN AREA THAT i NEED TO FILL WITH DIRT AND AM TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE CU. YDS NEEDED. tHEY CIRCUMFRANCE OF THE HOLE IS 28' ROUND AND SLOPES FROM 2.5 FEET AT ONE END TO 0 ' AT THE OTHER. OVERALL THE HOLE IS 30' LONG BY 30' WIDE . THE SLOPE RANGES FROM 2.5 ' TO APPROX 4" Harley Weston lui répond. 





1 cubic yard of dirt = how many tons 
20090426 

jesse pose la question : 1 cubic yard of dirt = how many tons give the formula Harley Weston lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20090415 

ravi pose la question : Calculate the cubic yards of dirt to the nearest whole number (0) required to fill
a basement 9 ft 6 in. deep of the following size. base1= 47.0 ft, base2= 57.2 ft,
and the height is 15.0 ft Penny Nom lui répond. 





Filling a round hole 
20090106 

Kathy pose la question : I need to fill a hole that is 24 feet round x 12 inches deep. How much dirt will I need? Robert Dawson lui répond. 





Square yards of dirt cover 
20081208 

Phillip pose la question : How many square yards will 600 cubic yards of dirt cover, at a depth of 4 inches? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Cubic yards of fill dirt 
20081122 

Donnie pose la question : I need to know the formula to figure cubic yds of fill dirt to fill an area from 4ft. deep to 18 inches deep
this lot is on a slope and I am wanting to level 176 ft long by 4ft. deep
the sides is 115 ft. wide
the upper side is 18 inches deep. Harley Weston lui répond. 





15 cubic yards of dirt 
20081120 

Phillip pose la question : How far, in feet, will 15 cubic yards of dirt cover, if I'm laying it 12 feet wide and 4 inches deep? Please provide formula. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The weight of a cubic yard of dirt 
20080721 

Robert pose la question : I need to know how many pounds of dirt is in a cubic yard Penny Nom lui répond. 





50 cubic yards of dirt 
20080531 

Mary pose la question : 50 cubic yards of dirt is allowed.
16 feet of width and 1 foot of depth.
How far can can you cover in length? in feet, yards or miles? Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





I want to fill my backyard slope with fill dirt. 
20080525 

Piero pose la question : I want to fill my backyard slope with fill dirt. The slope is 50 feet wide and the distance from the top of the top of the slope to the bottom is about 15 feet deep and the slope angle is at a 45. I want to know how many yards of dirt do I need to fill a space that is 20 feet out, 15 feet deep at a 45 degree angle. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many yards of dirt? 
20071116 

wade pose la question : i own 4acres of land and would like to fill it with 10inches of dirt can you tell me how many yard of dirt it will take to do so Penny Nom lui répond. 





The amount of dirt 5 feet deep over a 50 acres 
20071002 

Debbie pose la question : Please tell me how to calculate the amount of dirt stripped 5 feet
deep over a 50 acre site. How do you calculate the amount of dirt in an acre
and then excavating it a certain depth. How does one calculate the amount of
dirt excavated and moved and how to price to charge for the service? Stephen La Rocque and Victoria West lui répond. 





I want to fill the hole up with dirt 
20070819 

Roger pose la question : I have an 18 foot round hole which is 16 inches deep. I want to fill the hole up with dirt. How much dirt do I need to fill the hole?? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Dirt in a sloped round hole 
20070803 

Ken pose la question : How much dirt do I need to fill a ground hole 20 ft in dia. with a sloping floor that has a ht. of 5" on one side and 12" on the other side? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Mulch price comparison (price per cubic yard versus price per cubic foot) 
20070523 

Dianna pose la question : This is a 2fold question. I am getting some mulch that is measured in 1 cubic yard for $25.00.
Walmart has a 2 cubic bag for $3.00. I need to cover a 376 sq ft area. I need to know which is
the best deal and how much I need to buy to cover the 376 sq ft. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many tons of dirt is this? 
20070523 

Deb pose la question : I need to know how many tons of dirt(6 inches deep)would it take to cover 8 acres? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Volume of a wedge 
20070514 

Mark pose la question : We need to fill in dirt along a 75 foot long fence, 3 feet out , statring at 6 inches agaisnt the fence, sloping to 2 inches at the grass. I am trying to calculate the volume to order enough cubic yards of dirt to fill this. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





I have a ditch how many tons of dirt will it take 
20060625 

Scott pose la question : I have a ditch 200 feet long 10 feet wide and 5 feet deep.How many tons of dirt will it take to fill it? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many yards will I need? 
20060606 

Melba pose la question : I'm am trying going to put mulch around the tree in my front yard. I am going for 6" deep and 4069.44 sq. in. around.
How many yards of dirt will I need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Quarts, liters cubic yards and soil 
20060319 

Kathy pose la question : I am trying to find out how many quarts of dirt there are in a yard of dirt. The local flower store sells bags of dirt that are 20 quarts or 22 liters for $1.25 and another store sells a yard of dirt for $25.00. Which is the better deal? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Building a flower bed 
20060317 

Bobby pose la question : I am building a flower bed 60 ft long by 8 ft wide by 3 ft deep. How much dirt will it take to fill it with top soil/dirt. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20060128 

Greg pose la question : How many yards of dirt do i need to cover an area of 1000 ft long, 20 ft wide and 3 inches deep Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of fill 
20051223 

Mike pose la question : And I have a question in regards to the amount of fill needed to bring a vacant lot up to "grade level".
The lot is 112' x 87' and I need to bring in fill to elevate the finished level up 4'. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many cubic yards of dirt will be needed? 
20051027 

Mike pose la question : We are filling in a hole left by the removal of an aboveground pool that was dug into the ground. The diameter is 25' across and the depth is 5'. I wondered how many cubic yards of dirt will be needed to fill this hole. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20041228 

Stephen pose la question : How many cubic feet or yards of dirt would be required to cover a 5 acre tract of land to a depth of 10 feet of compacted dirt? Penny Nom lui répond. 





15 cubic yards of dirt 
20040822 

Barry pose la question : My question...what is the equivalent of 15 cubic yards of dirt? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20040811 

A parent pose la question : How many cubic yards of dirt would it take to fill an area that is 325 feet by 325 feet and is 3 feet deep? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How much loam to fill a hole? 
20040619 

Harry pose la question : Can you tell me how much loam I would need to fill a hole 15 feet in dia. x 6 inches deep. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How much soil will be removed? 
20030702 

Amy pose la question : My site is 1230' (eastwest) by 1300' (northsouth) and we need to remove 2 feet of soil from the entire site, how much soil will be removed? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Filling in the back yard with dirt 
20030204 

Joe pose la question :
We just bought a house and need to start filling in the back yard with dirt to level it out. I measure 37'x 56' by 2' deep on an angle. I will be building a retaining wall at the 2' deep portion. The slop will go from the 2' to nothing at the top or near the house. I can't remember how to get the Sq. foot or cubic yards. Penny Nom lui répond. 

