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A concrete driveway 2014-08-03
From Jonathan:
How many 90 pound bags of concrete will fill in a 3 inch deep, 20 foot long, 12 feet wide driveway?
Answered by Harley Weston.
Cost of a driveway 2010-10-11
From arlene:
What is the total cost of a driveway that is 25' wide and 45' long with 4" thickness if the concreat cost 92.00 per cubic yard and labor is 70.00 a cubic yard?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
The dimensions of a driveway 2010-05-07
From Josh:
Dave and Jane have a new rectangular driveway. The perimeter of the driveway is 168 feet. The length is 12 feet longer than three times the width. What are the dimensions of the driveway?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Fill required for a driveway 2009-10-03
From Rose:
We are going to be pouring a driveway and it is needing a lot of fill. I can't seem to figure this out. Measurements are 30 ft x 30 ft and it goes from 2' deep to 4" (which is what I need overall as it will be 4" of concrete for the driveway. Please HELP Rose in GA.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Cost of replacing a driveway 2007-05-17
From Chris:
A homeowner needs to replace a driveay which is 12 feet wide and 90 feet long. The old driveway needs to be dug out. It is 9 inches deep. It costs $35 per cubic yard to remove the old driveway and $75 per cubic yard to lay the new one. What will be the cost of the complete job?
Answered by Penny Nom.
What is the total cost of a driveway ... 2006-08-29
From Ismael:
What is the total cost of a driveway 15' wide, 40' long and 4" thick if the concrete costs $60.00 per cubic yard and the labor costs $1.25 per square foot?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
How many bags of concrete will we need to use? 2006-07-20
From Sue:
We are trying to pour some concrete
The area measures 26 ft long x 20 in wide. We want to pour the concrete 3 in thick.
One bag covers .41 cu. ft.
How many bags of concrete will we need to use?

Answered by Penny Nom.
A concrete driveway 2006-05-21
From Diane:
I am trying to estimate how many cubic yards of concrete I will need to pave my driveway. I have an area that is 30 ft wide by 25 ft long and then goes into an area that is 10 ft wide by 219 foot long. I would like to make this 4 inches thick. How many cubic yards of concrete will it take to do this?
Answered by Penny Nom.
An asphalt driveway 2005-04-02
From Bob:
I'm trying to convert square feet to cubic yard.
I have an asphalt drive way I'd like to replace with concrete. Concrete is sold by the cubic yard and I keep telling myself that their must be an easy conversion table out there somewhere.

My driveway is 18 feet wide and 47 feet long with a proposed depth of 4 inches.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Yards in a concrete driveway 2004-04-27
From Bobbi:
I am wondering how many yards of cement I need for a 49 by 45 area, 5 inches thick. I am a stay at home mom who is not very good at math and I want to pave my drive way. Also what would the yardage be for a 6 inch thick drive way with the same area.
Answered by Penny Nom.



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