# How much does a wheelbarrow of gravel weigh?

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**wheelbarrow**typically has a volume of about 8 cubic feet and**weighs**about 55 pounds when it's empty. These**wheelbarrows**are about 65 inches long, 30 inches wide and 30 inches high.

Besides, how many wheelbarrows are in a ton of gravel?

Depending upon your **wheelbarrow** size (i.e. 2 or 3 cubic feet per **wheelbarrow** load), it will take 9 to 14 full loads to equal 1 cubic yard. The chart below shows **how many** full **wheelbarrow** loads it takes to equal the specified number of cubic yards. A 2 cubic foot **wheelbarrow** typically has a shallow basin.

**Gravel weigh**about 1500 pounds (3/4 of a ton) per scoop (1/2 cubic yard). One cubic yard (2 scoops) will

**weigh**about 1.5 tons (3000 lbs.). Soils typically

**weigh**a little less, about 1000-1200 pounds per scoop.

Additionally, how much does 1 cubic yard of gravel weigh?

2,835 pounds

Coverage Charts

PRODUCT | COVERAGE RATE PER TON OF MATERIAL |
---|---|

2″-4″ Rip Rap | 70 Square Feet |

1”-3” Rip Rap | 90 Square Feet |

3/4”, 7/8,” 1” Screened Gravel | 100 Square Feet @ 2” depth |

5/8”, 1/2” Screened Gravel | 120 Square Feet @ 2” depth |