# How many tons of sand does a dump truck hold?

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A dump truck load of sand costs \$300 to \$700 on average, which includes delivery. Prices depend on the size of the truckload (typically 8 to 17.5 tons) and the type of sand such as river sand, arena sand, play sand, fill sand, or all-purpose construction sand.

## How many tons of fill dirt does a dump truck hold?

How much can a dump truck carry? Typically, larger dump trucks can carry about 28,000 pounds or about 14 tons. On average, smaller dump trucks can transport around 13,000 to 15,000 pounds or 6.5 to 7.5 tons.

## How much does 4 tons of sand cost?

The cost of sand per ton depends on the kind of sand as there are several types used in many different projects. But the most common type of sands like the ones mentioned above cost around \$25 to \$40 per ton.

## How many tons does a 10 wheel dump truck?

For specialized hauling and dumping. Super Ten Wheel Dump Trucks have a capacity of 10-12 cubic yards, or approximately 15 tons. Each Ten Wheeler is equipped with automatic tarps designed to keep the load in the truck and not on someone else’s windshield.

## How much will a ton of sand cover?

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Material Amount Coverage *(3” depth)
Sand 1 ton covers 70-80 sq. ft. *
Topsoil 1 yard covers 100-110 sq. ft. *
Mulch 1 yard covers 100-110 sq. ft. *
Fieldstone, 4”- 8” 1 ton covers 25-35 sq. ft.

## How do I calculate how much sand I need?

To determine how much sand, topsoil or stone you need to fill an area:

1. Measure number of square feet in the area.
2. # of square feet x depth in feet = # of cubic feet.
3. # of cubic feet /divided by 27 = # of cubic yards.
4. # of cubic yards x (unit weight in pounds / 2000) = # of tons needed.

## How far will a dump truck load of gravel go?

When it comes to gravel, an ideal average is about 3,000 lbs per yard. A dump truck (pickup truck sized) can carry 1 yard and three-axle dump truck can carry about 16.5 yards of gravel. Always make sure to check the truck owner’s manual for exact weight capacity.

## How many tons of gravel are in a tandem dump truck?

On the average tandem dump truck ( two axles in the back and one steering axle) you can load 15-18 tons. Dump trucks sizes and the moisture content of the gravel are unknowns. How much does 1 cubic yard of gravel weigh?