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Let's say you want the asphalt 1 foot thick. Makes it easy, nice round number. Less than a foot split it into 3 inch lengths. That would .25, .50, and .75.

So the formula for 1 foot thickness would look like 200 X 60 X 1 = 12,000 cubic feet.

There are 27 cubic feet in a yard. So divide 12,000 by 27 which is 444.45 yards.

Since you'll likely be buying whole yards of asphalt assume you'll be paying for 445 yards.

445 yards times $15 a yard is $6675.

The thickness is the variable you need to nail down to determins how much asphalt you need.

BC, both #s seem crazy to me, especially the higher one, for asphalt. I have no idea where you are, but in my area I think it runs from $3-$5 per sq. foot, depending on the prep, for something with these dimensions. Again, that's just a guess as I can't see it, but I'm thinking one of those 2 contractors must have been guessing too!

Here is what I paid last year. Driveway 12'x50', with custa run base and all labor to install same=$1450.

nOW i REALLY BELIEVE THE PRICE WILL DEPEND (SORRY) on where you live and the time it will take. I have never heard of it priced by the yard.

One foot will be extreemly thick!!!:thumbsup:

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Basicly it would be 2" thick asphalt with a gravel base of maybe 6" and 6ftx200ft. What would be a sensible figure for the cost of that.

Here is the ultimate answer!!

Basicly it would be 2" thick asphalt with a gravel base of maybe 6" and 6ftx200ft. What would be a sensible figure for the cost of that.

pick up the pH:thumbup::clapne and get 3 contractors to look at it and give you a price.

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Here is what I paid last year. Driveway 12'x50', with custa run base and all labor to install same=$1450.

nOW i REALLY BELIEVE THE PRICE WILL DEPEND (SORRY) on where you live and the time it will take. I have never heard of it priced by the yard.

One foot will be extreemly thick!!!:thumbsup:

Cheers Framer53 that gives me a rough idea.

I hope not. Your price might vary quite a bit!:thumbsup:Cheers Framer53 that gives me a rough idea.

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I hope not. Your price might vary quite a bit!:thumbsup:

Well it's a good baseline. 2.41sqft

Where are you located? How long will it take for the contractor to excavate the soil ? How far will the contractor have to truck the soil to & bring the gravel from ? How far is the asphalt plant away ? What's the grade of the "Sloping land", steep like a cliff or a 2% grade ? How far from the road is the path ? There's a lot more variables that a contractor would have to access from a visit to the site. The correct answer is not available here.

Basicly it would be 2" thick asphalt with a gravel base of maybe 6" and 6ftx200ft. What would be a sensible figure for the cost of that.

Where are you located? How long will it take for the contractor to excavate the soil ? How far will the contractor have to truck the soil to & bring the gravel from ? How far is the asphalt plant away ? What's the grade of the "Sloping land", steep like a cliff or a 2% grade ? How far from the road is the path ? There's a lot more variables that a contractor would have to access from a visit to the site. The correct answer is not available here.

BINGO, we have a winner!!:thumbsup:

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I believe one should check installed thickness of product..I have found 4" finished gives good service life.A good rule of thumb is 4" gives 2" rolled and so on.Also depends on jobsite conditions and how much removal/disposal there is.Here in Denver the last bid I sub'd out ranged from $1.85 - $2.15 for 4" compacted,oil prices being a variable.

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Bottom line, the simpler you make it for the consumer to understand, the more of a chance you have on being hired.

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This thread is 8 years old. I recently got asphalt for $1.91 sq/ft. 1.5" base, 1.5" topcoat.

Bottom line, the simpler you make it for the consumer to understand, the more of a chance you have on being hired.

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