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Question DetailsAsked on 12/27/2015

sow many cubic yds to fill in 1 acre land 12 feet deep

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Answer at other post link below - but note the other two posts you said 12 INCHES deep fill - here 12 FEET deep, so if you mean feet than you have to multiply the prior fill and fill grading/compaction quantities (not the topsoil or final grading - it would stay the same) by 12 - and you are talking a few hundred thousand $ job probably, not ten or twenty thousand - plus the permitting costs, again. Also, the grading/compaction during placement would be mandatory, not optional - and at least at the stream edge you would be required to put in erosion protection stone or other erosion-proof facing.


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Also - for an acre fill 12 feet thick, this is considered a structural fill regardless of the material it is built of, so will almost certainly need a civil engineer to prepare as least a simple plan and compaction specification to be able to get a building permit, and the planning and zoning approval will be tougher as it will also involve issues of noise and such from the thousand +truckloads of fill coming in - if you are allowed to build it at all.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD




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