







A large ditch 
20130111 

From steve: hi
i have a large ditch to make a road entrance accross, the ditch is a green field on one side
and a highway on the other side
the ditch depth is 1.8m on the field side and 3.2 on the highway side
the culvert pipe is 1,2m in diameter
are you with me so far?
the entrance from the highway will be 26m wide tapering in to 6m  ,20 m in from the highway
there will be a concrete slab of 150mm over the top
the fall from highway to field must not exceed 1/8
any ideas how much stone it will need Answered by Harley Weston. 





A pipe in a ditch 
20110519 

From Jim: How many cubic feet of stone will it take to fill to six inches around a 4 inch pipe in a ditch 128 ft long x 20 in wide? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cleaning a ditch 
20101020 

From bill: how many yards of dirt will be removed from a ditch 200 feet long
6 feet wide at top x 3 feet wide at bottom and 4 foot slopes Answered by Penny Nom. 





A triangular shaped ditch 
20091112 

From Tim: I am planning on constructing a triangular shaped ditch the measures 550 meters in length, 6 meters wide at the surface, .3048 meters at the invert of the ditch and 2 meters deep.
How many cubic meters of material will have to be excavated to construct
this ditch Answered by Robert Dawson. 





The volume of a ditch 
20080812 

From John: Question from John:
I am trying to figure out how much flowfill I will need for a ditch that we are digging out. The ditch is 300' long and is 4' deep on one end and 2' deep on the other end. We are going to dig this ditch out and replace it with a flowfill concrete material. How much flowfill material will we need or what is going to be the volume of this ditch? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a ditch 
20080509 

From Dixie: I need to find the cubic feet of a ditch 36 inches wide by 28 inches high, by 1561 feet long.
then I need to convert it to cubic yards then to tons. of rock Answered by Penny Nom. 





An irrigation ditch 
20070731 

From Kevin: I would like to know how many cubic yards of concrete I would need to fill a section of irrigation ditch that measures 12 inches on the bottom, 40 inches on top, 16 inches high and 20 feet long with a 18 inch diameter, 20 foot long culvert sitting in the ditch (to remain open). I am trying to build a roadway across the irrigation ditch. Thanks very much. Answered by Penny Nom. 

