# How much gravel is in a truckload

Contents

- 1 How many yards is a truckload of gravel?
- 2 How much will a truck load of gravel cover?
- 3 How many square feet will a dump truck load of gravel cover?
- 4 How do I figure out how much gravel I need?
- 5 How much is a yard of gravel cover?
- 6 How deep should you lay gravel?
- 7 How many yards is 9 tons of gravel?
- 8 How many square feet does a 50 lb bag of gravel cover?

## How many yards is a truckload of gravel?

Regarding this, “how many cubic yards are in a dump truck?”, in general there are 12 cubic yards of stones, 15 yards of topsoil, 22 yards of mulch and

**16.5 yards**of gravel in a dump truck of three- axle per truckload. This is maximum maximum quantity of truckload that can hold and carry.## How much will a truck load of gravel cover?

Understanding Size and Coverage

Using 2 inches for the depth, the following measurements are a guide to the amount of gravel coverage per ton: 1/4 to 1/2 inch gravel, **100 square feet per ton**; 1/2 to 1 inch gravel, 90 square feet per ton; and 1 1/2 to 2 inches gravel, 80 square feet per ton.

## How many square feet will a dump truck load of gravel cover?

A ton of gravel will cover approximately

**100 square feet, 2 inches deep**.## How do I figure out how much gravel I need?

Length in feet x Width in feet x Depth in feet (inches divided by 12). Take

**the total and divide by 21.6**(the amount of cubic feet in a ton). The final figure will be the estimated amount of tons required.## How much is a yard of gravel cover?

A yard of any material will cover

**approximately 100 square feet at 3 inches of depth**.## How deep should you lay gravel?

Decorative aggregates should be laid at a

**depth of 50mm**. This ensures proper coverage without revealing the surface below. Laying the gravel too deep will mean you sink into the surface and it becomes difficult to walk across.## How many yards is 9 tons of gravel?

6 tons of gravel = 0.714 ×6 = 4.284 cubic yards, 7 tons of gravel = 0.714 ×7 = 4.998 cubic yards, 8 tons of gravel = 0.714 ×8 = 5.712 cubic yards, 9 tons of gravel = 0.714 ×9 =

**6.426 cubic yards**and 10 tons of gravel = 0.714 ×10 = 7.140 cubic yards.## How many square feet does a 50 lb bag of gravel cover?

A 50-pound bag of pea gravel is equivalent to

**0.5 cubic foot**, so two 50-pound bags cover 1 cubic foot. Knowing that a 50-pound bag of pea gravel averages 0.5 cubic foot makes the calculation easy — and one most smartphone calculators can complete.