Moving and Loading Excavated Materials Costs shown include moving the material 50' and dumping it into piles or loading it into trucks. Add 25% for each 50' of travel beyond the first 50'. Hauling costs are not included. Cubic yards (CY) per hour are for material in a loose condition (previously excavated) and are based on a 2-man crew performing the work. Equipment costs are based on using a wheel-mounted front end loader. Use $2,000 as a minimum job charge.
3/4 CY loader (32 CY per hour) S1@.062 CY 3.00 1.30 4.30
1 CY loader (55 CY per hour) S1@.036 CY 1.74 .66 2.40
2 CY loader (90 CY per hour) S1@.022 CY 1.06 .48 1.54
3-1/4 CY loader (125 CY per hour) S1@.016 CY .77 .59 1.36
5 CY loader (218 CY per hour) S1@.009 CY .44 .45 .89
Hauling excavated material Using trucks. Costs shown include 4 minutes for loading, 3 minutes for dumping and travel time based on the one-way distance, speed and cycles per hour as noted. Costs for equipment to excavate and load the material are not included. Truck capacity shown is based on loose cubic yards of material. Allow the following percentage amounts when estimating quantities based on undisturbed (bank measure) materials for swell when exporting from the excavation site or shrinkage when importing from borrow site: clay (33%), common earth (25%), granite (65%), mud (21%), sand or gravel (12%).
3 CY dump truck. Use $550 as a minimum job charge.
  1 mile haul at 20 MPH (4.62 cycles and 13.85 CY per hour) TD@.072 CY 3.25 2.82 6.07
  3 mile haul at 30 MPH (3.16 cycles and 9.47 CY per hour) TD@.106 CY 4.78 4.15 8.93
  6 mile haul at 40 MPH (2.4 cycles and 7.2 CY per hour) TD@.139 CY 6.27 5.44 11.71
5 CY dump truck. Use $600 as a minimum job charge.
  1 mile haul at 20 MPH (4.62 cycles and 23.08 CY per hour) TD@.043 CY 1.94 1.83 3.77
  3 mile haul at 30 MPH (3.16 cycles and 15.79 CY per hour) TD@.063 CY 2.84 2.67 5.51
  6 mile haul at 40 MPH (2.4 cycles and 12 CY per hour) TD@.083 CY 3.74 3.52 7.26
10 CY dump truck. Use $800 as a minimum job charge.
  1 mile haul at 20 MPH (4.62 cycles and 46.15 CY per hour) TD@.022 CY .99 1.78 2.77
  3 mile haul at 30 MPH (3.16 cycles and 31.58 CY per hour) TD@.032 CY 1.44 2.59 4.03
  6 mile haul at 40 MPH (2.4 cycles and 24 CY per hour) TD@.042 CY 1.89 3.40 5.29
25 CY off-highway dump truck. Use $2,000 as a minimum job charge.
  1 mile haul at 20 MPH, (4.62 cycles and 115.38 CY per hour) TD@.009 CY .41 1.11 1.52
  3 mile haul at 30 MPH (3.16 cycles and 78.95 CY per hour) TD@.013 CY .59 1.60 2.19
  6 mile haul at 40 MPH (2.4 cycles and 60 CY per hour) TD@.017 CY .77 2.10 2.87

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