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Question fro Jennifer:

How many full size truck bed pickup loads do in need to get to fill a hole that is 18' x 30' that is 4" deep?

Hi Jennifer,

You can use our volume calculator to determine the volume of fill you will need. What yo need to know is the volume of fill in a truckload. If you measure the length, width and depth of the truck box you can use our volume calculator again to determine the volume of the box. Are you going to fill he box with fill? Will a load be a half full box? A 3/4 full box?

Once you have decided you can determine the number of loads you will need.


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