Monday, June 21, 2010

What does a truck load of gravel weigh?

Well now, that depends on the truck, doesn't it?

A full size pickup truck can haul about 2 cubic yards of gravel weighing in at 5,500 pounds. A small dump truck hold 5 cubic yards (13,750 lbs) and a full size dump truck holds somewhere between 10-15 cubic yards.

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