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Crushed Stone Driveways Advice from an Industry Expert

Some contractors believe that a single base layer and a surfacing material are adequate but after more than 110 years in the business we know otherwise Starting with a 2 1 2″ crushed stone with angular edges is best followed by a layer of 3 4″ crushed stone Both layers should be thoroughly compacted Crushed Stone Driveway Surfacing

Stone Compaction Excavation Site Work Contractor Talk

Oct 22 2011 · He talked with the geo eng yesterday The engineer confirmed 95 compaction for placed 3 4 stone This will not be satisfactory in this particular case The engineer says he may have to use granular A and compact every foot Sounds like this is

How Deep Should the Gravel Be for a Driveway eHow

A gravel drive should have a first layer of baseball sized stones at least 4 inches deep According to Tim Carter of AskTheBuilder com each layer thereafter should be 4 inches thick and in gradually smaller stone Compact each layer with a tamping machine and cover with the final layer of crushed gravel for a depth of about 12 inches

Crushed Stone CR 6 57 stone Rip Rap Stone Dust

Our Gray Tan Crushed Stone is a blend of gray tan and brown stone crushed to various sizes The earth tone color range works well with many natural settings There are many uses including Driveways walk and pathways tar and chip applications and exposed aggregate concrete

Stone Compaction Excavation Site Work Contractor Talk

Oct 22 2011 · Compact washed stone or something other The only reason I would not could be pipe or conduit in the ground that needs to be protected If thats the case than flow able fill could and should be used like around a pool Just don t see the reason to do other wise considering how much it cost to replace if it settles any

Can replace 57 with 4 and not compact Earthwork grading

Sep 12 2007 · RE Can replace 57 with 4 and not compact cap4000 Civil Environmental 12 Aug 07 12 45 Typically my crushed stone values are around a unit weight of 90 pounds with the dry rodded weight around 100 pounds

Calculating How Much Stone Dust You Need The Spruce

Multiply the length L in feet by the height H in feet by the width W in feet and divide by 27 This will tell you how many cubic yards of sand or stone dust you need in the construction world most materials are measured in cubic yards For example let s say your stone patio is 20 feet long and 20 feet wide Furthermore let s

Product Price List – Rolfe Corporation Stone

The following prices are for pick up at our Bridgton facility Delivery prices vary by location and the quantity of material required Click here to request a delivery quote Price per cubic yard

Cost to Install Crushed Stone 2020 Cost Calculator

Cost to Install Crushed Stone Notes and General Information These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials Work not mentioned on this page and or work using master craftsman premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS

Gravel under concrete footing GreenBuildingAdvisor

Engineers feel all warm and cuddly about 3 4 crushed stone with fines because they can get a standard proctor of material density and compaction However 3 4 crushed will pass very little water We use 3 4 clean stone under footings all the time As long as it s a small lift there are no worries

Weight Of Item 4 Crushed Stone Excavation Site Work

Aug 15 2008 · Weight Of Item 4 Crushed Stone Anyone have the weight of Item 4 or Crushed Stone Can t seem to find it on line right now Warning The topics covered on this site include activities in which there exists the potential for serious injury or death ContractorTalk com DOES NOT guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained

RED WING SAND AND GRAVEL RUN OF BANK CRUSHED ITEM 4

CRUSHED BANK RUN ITEM 4 A NYS DOT Specified material Bank Run Gravel Item 4 meets NYS Spec Items 304 11M 304 13M It is used for road base and driveways It consists of Crushed Bank Run which contains sand dirt and up to 2 stone This Item 4 is brown and looks like an old dirt road when applied and compacted

5 yds Crushed Stone STCRB5 The Home Depot

This product is available in 5 yards 18 yards increments For projects larger than 18 yards please contact our team at 1 888 443 2855 or message us through the Ask A Question link above the aggregate image Crushed Stone Bulk aggregate is a mix of stone and rock dust that compacts over time This product makes ideal base underlayment for

How much will crushed stone item 4 compact

Jun 21 2005 · How much will crushed stone item 4 compact I m in the process of installing pavers for a walkway and I think I m making a newbie mistake I ve laid the base of crushed stone fine to it looks like 3 4 1 stones to the exact height needed to get the pavers even with the driveway and the grass including enough room for 1 1 5 of sand

Stone Calculator Crushed Stone Cubic Yard Calculator

Our Stone calculator will help you estimate how many Cubic Yards of Stone you need for your desired coverage area The crushed stone calculator offers 4 Box area fields and 2 Circular area fields for you to calculate multiple areas simultaneously back yard front yard driveway garden etc

Compacting crushed stone foundation

Nov 18 2008 · I m laying a shed foundation of 3 4 crushed stone Due to levelling issues I ll be putting down around 12 depth of it about 7 yards total crushed stone in a 144 sq foot area Question If I rent a jumping jack for the weekend around 91 am I ok putting ALL the crushed stone down and THEN compacting it w the jumping jack all at once

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3 4 loose crushed stone washed and free of fine stone dust Used for drainage or under concrete slabs and sidewalks Not prefered in driveways because it will not compact and become a firm solid base and will roll out from under the tires when driven on but some people occasionally use it in the driveway and apply it in a very thin layer and it helps prevent the muddy condition caused by

2020 Crushed Stone Prices Crushed Rock Costs Advantages

Another crushed stone variety is the riprap stone which measures 3 1 2 inches in diameter and serves well as a soil stabilizer as a backing for stone walls and retaining wells Graded surge crushed stone that is 4 to 10 inches in diameter is an erosion controller like riprap and is also used in creek banks and large storm drain lines

How to Lay a Gravel Shed Foundation An Everyday

Vibrating Compactor – to compact the gravel in place before placing your shed Let s Build a Gravel Shed Foundation Now that I have gone over the basics regarding the materials you are likely to need the next step is to go over building your gravel shed foundation one step at a time starting with building a retaining wall

Compacting Crushed Concrete Soil testing engineering

Crushed concrete fill max dry density of material 3 4 inch 117 PCF at 13 5 moisture the standard proctor oversize material 20 30 3 4 inch Compaction method probe sub grade and compact if necessary compact 57 stone to 6 inches above pipe 9 inch lifts of crushed concrete fill 6 passes with 4 ton vibratory roller

Patio Design Understanding Crushed Stone DoItYourself com

Patio Design Understanding Crushed Stone Written by Doityourself Staff on Nov 17 2010 Patio design with crushed stone is easy practical and more affordable than pavers or poured concrete It stays confined between borders and resists sinking below ground

304 Aggregate Base Ohio Department of Transportation

Crushed Carbonate Stone Limestone Used for 304 If crushed carbonate stone CCS is used the material must meet the gradation and physical requirements in 703 17 In rare cases these materials become soft after a rain event or over the winter Crushed Gravel Used for 304 If crushed gravel is selected for use as aggregate base it must be

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So we finally got around to compacting the stone floor that we ve put in the old barn I know it s better to compact as you go put a few inches down compact add another layer compact etc but we didn t have that luxury There are places where the stone is 8 10 deep because we had to compensate for a pronounced slope in the underlying ground

Compacting crushed stone foundation

Nov 18 2008 · I m laying a shed foundation of 3 4 crushed stone Due to levelling issues I ll be putting down around 12 depth of it about 7 yards total crushed stone in a 144 sq foot area

Cost to Install Crushed Stone 2020 Cost Calculator

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 500 square feet the cost to Install Crushed Stone starts at 0 72 1 41 per square foot Actual costs will depend on job size conditions and options To estimate costs for your project 1 Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased

How to Calculate How Much Crushed Stone I Need Home

Aug 23 2019 · To get to this figure you must know how the landscape stone calculator or crushed concrete calculator works It s a matter of doing the math Multiply 12 by 12 to

How Much Base Material Do I Need for Walkways Patios and

Another way of figuring this out is that 1 yard of crushed stone will get you 80 square feet at 4 inches thick Figuring out how much sand that you will need is done much the same way Since you only need a 1 inch bed of sand to set your pavers on just take your square footage measurement from the stone and this time multiply by 00309

compacting gravel under a slab JLC Online Forums

Dec 07 2004 · Re compacting gravel under a slab Dick Siebert The reason that a graded granular material compacts better than a uniform material such as stone is that with a graded material the different sized particles interlock with each other so if you compact it to 100 proctor density it has no where to go it locks in solid

Lawton Adams Item 4 Base Material

Recycled Item 4 the most economical Item 4 recycled from concrete blacktop brick rock and other acceptable material Local Item 4 an economical Item 4 with 1 1 2 stone and fines brownish gray in color Quarry Item 4 White limestone with 1 1 2 or 3 4 stone and fines DOT approved Gray Item 4 Dark gray with 3 4 stone and fines DOT approved

Self Compacting 3 4 stone JLC Online Forums

Apr 29 2003 · I have a question about 3 4 crushed stone I read several places that 3 4 crushed stone is self compacting That is you dump it in a trech as in under a concrete footing or floor and you don t have to compact it with a plate compactor it is already as compacted as it needs to be

Compacting wet crushed rock Renovate Forum

Jun 08 2013 · Last week I put down about 4 cubic meters of 20mm crushed rock in preparation for a pathway I put down about 75mm deep and then intended to hire a compactor to compact it Overall I ll be laying about between 150mm to 300mm of crushed rock but wanted to compact it in layers to get a good solid surface to lay my pavers on

compacting gravel crushed rock fill Fine Homebuilding

Apr 26 2011 · When compacting soil you do it in 6 lifts What about compacting washed gravel or crushed rock I was told that 57 gravel is self compacting I find this hard to believe I want to be dang sure What do you do What has been your experience Anyone here have the answer Thanks The situation is filling a 3 wide x 7 deep ditch that will have concrete paving over it

How much volume is lost after compacting 3 4 crushed stone

The loose drop weight of a relatively uniform all the rocks are similar size and shape 3 4 stone will be about 80 90 depending on the stone angularity and phi Presuming that you are compacting to 100 of some form of proctor density because you re awesome at compacting and have a monster machine and thin lifts that s 100 80 125

How to Level Crushed Stone for a Patio Hunker

Jul 17 2017 · There are a few different methods for leveling a surface of crushed stone or gravel for a patio whether the stone will become the surface material or a base layer for other paving materials If the patio is small 8 or 10 feet you can simply tape a 4 foot level to the top edge of a straight 8 or 10 foot 2 by 4 and use it to check the surface

Westhook Sand Gravel Materials

Apr 01 2019 · Plant Hours Monday Friday 7 00am 3 30pm Saturday 7 00am 12 00pm seasonal Westhook Sand Gravel Inc Phone 845 897 3316

2020 Gravel Driveway Costs Road Base Crushed Rock

Ordered in smaller amounts a cubic yard of crushed stone can cost as much as 115 and a ton as much as 143 Ordered in much larger amounts a cubic yard can cost as little 30 and a ton as little as 65 Crushed stone or crushed limestone is available

How to Calculate How Much Crushed Stone I Need Home

Aug 23 2019 · How to Calculate How Much Crushed Stone I Need it needs to have a compact base You can wet your crushed gravel and tamp the stones down into the soil to provide your base

Can replace 57 with 4 and not compact Earthwork grading

Sep 12 2007 · RE Can replace 57 with 4 and not compact msucog Civil Environmental 12 Sep 07 10 30 i ran down to the lab and tried out my little experiment i was a little surprised by the numbers but here they are i used the same 5gal bucket and tared out the scale so the numbers are for 57 stone