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What does a cubic yard look like?

1 yard stone pile

1 yard riverstone pile

1 yard mulch pile 

1 yard soil pile

How big is a cubic yard?

In one cubic yard there are 765 liters.  Just think, if you purchased a cubic yard at the store, you would need 27 store bags!  That’s a lot to carry and a lot of trips to the store…

bag-comparison

What does a full load look like?  How much space does it take?

Stone:

Stone tandem load with pile dimensions

Full tandem load of 7/8″ crushed limestone.  16 metric tonnes or approximately 11 cubic yards in volume.  Measures 17 ft long X 17 ft wide X 5 ft high

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Back of truck with gravel pile

 

Although the back of the truck is 8.5 feet (12 feet wide with the mirrors), all products will slide out 15 to 18 feet wide

Soil:

Soil tandem load with dimensions

Full tandem load of soil.  18 cubic yards in volume.  Measures 21 ft long X 18 ft wide X 4 ft high

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Mulch:

Mulch tandem load with dimensions

Full tandem load of mulch.  18 cubic yards in volume.  Measures 21 ft long X 15 ft wide X 5 ft high

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River Rock:

River stone load with dimensions

Full triaxle load of River Stone.  22 metric tonnes or approximately 16 cubic yards in volume.  Measures 19 ft long X 18 ft wide X 5 ft high

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Truck height with dimensions

The boxes of a triaxle or tandem truck can reach up to 20 feet high.  Be sure you have 25 feet of clearance for height.