Manhole, Piping and Underground Tank Demolition (cont.) No salvage of materials except as noted. These costs include loading and hauling to a legal dump within 6 miles. Dump fees are not included. See Waste Disposal. Equipment includes one wheel-mounted air compressor, one paving breaker and jackhammer bits, one 55 HP wheel loader with integral backhoe and one 5 CY dump truck. Use $400.00 as a minimum charge.
    Precast concrete C3@6.64 Ea — 314.00 206.00 520.00
    Brick C3@5.16 Ea — 244.00 161.00 405.00
    Masonry C3@5.33 Ea — 252.00 166.00 418.00
    Precast concrete C3@6.64 Ea — 314.00 206.00 520.00
    Add for sand fill, any of above C3@.125 CY 17.20 5.91 3.90 27.01
Frame and cover from manhole or catch basin
    Remove in salvage condition C3@1.45 Ea — 68.50 45.20 113.70
    Remove and reset C3@3.99 Ea — 189.00 124.00 313.00
Fire hydrant demolition
    Remove and dispose C3@5.57 Ea — 263.00 174.00 437.00
Break out storm or sewer pipe, non-salvageable. Excavation or backfill not included
    Up to 12" diameter C3@.114 LF — 5.39 3.55 8.94
    15" to 18" C3@.134 LF — 6.33 4.18 10.51
    21" to 24" C3@.154 LF — 7.28 4.80 12.08
    27" to 36" C3@.202 LF — 9.55 6.29 15.84
Remove welded steel pipe for salvage. Excavation or backfill not included
    4" diameter or smaller C3@.111 LF — 5.25 3.46 8.71
    6" to 10" diameter C3@.202 LF — 9.55 6.29 15.84
Remove and haul away empty underground liquid storage tanks. (Draining and disposing of hazardous liquid in a tank may require special waste handling equipment.) Cost of draining not included. Includes excavation and backfill to 6' deep.
    50 to 250 gallon tank C3@4.24 Ea — 200.00 132.00 332.00
    Over 250 to 600 gallon tank C3@11.7 Ea — 553.00 365.00 918.00
    Over 600 to 1,000 gallon tank C3@22.4 Ea — 1,060.00 698.00 1,758.00
    Add for sand fill, any of above C3@.125 CY 17.20 5.91 3.90 27.01
Miscellaneous Sitework Demolition No salvage of materials except as noted. These costs include loading and hauling to a legal dump within 6 miles. Dump fees are not included. See Waste Disposal.
Railroad demolition, siding quantities. Equipment includes one wheel-mounted air compressor, one paving breaker and jackhammer bits, one 55 HP wheel loader with integral backhoe and one 5 CY dump truck
    Remove track and ties for scrap C5@.508 LF — 23.10 11.90 35.00
    Remove and dispose of ballast stone C5@.111 CY — 5.06 2.59 7.65
    Remove wood ties alone C5@.143 Ea — 6.52 3.34 9.86
Remove light standards, flagpoles, playground poles, up to 30' high, including foundations. Equipment includes one wheel-mounted air compressor, one pneumatic breaker and jackhammer bits and one 5 CY dump truck. Use $400.00 as a minimum charge
    Remove item, in salvage condition C4@6.24 Ea — 262.00 129.00 391.00
    Remove item, no salvage C4@.746 Ea — 31.30 15.40 46.70
Torch cutting steel plate. Equipment is an oxygen-acetylene manual welding and cutting torch with gases, regulator and goggles. Use $200.00 as a minimum charge
    To 3/8" thick CL@.073 LF — 2.95 .69 3.64
Building Demolition Costs for demolishing an entire building. Includes loading and hauling up to 6 miles but no dump fees. See Waste Disposal. Costs are by square foot of floor area based on 8' ceiling height. No salvage value assumed. Figures in parentheses give the approximate “loose” volume of the materials (volume after being demolished).
Light wood-frame structures Up to three stories in height. Based on 2,500 SF job. No basements included. Estimate each story separately. Equipment includes one 55 HP wheel loader with integral backhoe and one 5 CY dump truck. Use $3,200.00 as a minimum charge.
    First story (8 SF per CY) C5@.038 SF — 1.73 .70 2.43
    Second story (8 SF per CY) C5@.053 SF — 2.41 .98 3.39
    Third story (8 SF per CY) C5@.070 SF — 3.19 1.30 4.49
Building demolition with pneumatic tools Equipment includes one wheel-mounted air compressor, three breakers and jackhammer bits, two 55 HP wheel loaders with integral backhoes and two 5 CY dump trucks. Use $10,000.00 as a minimum charge.
    Concrete building (30 SF per CY) C6@.089 SF — 3.96 1.57 5.53

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