How Many Wheelbarrows in a Cubic Yard? Filling a wheelbarrow with landscaping rocks.

How Many Wheelbarrows in a Cubic Yard?

It Takes 9 Standard Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Cubic Yard
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 3 Cubic Feet per standard wheelbarrow)

It Takes 13.5 Shallow Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Cubic Yard
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 2 Cubic Feet per shallow wheelbarrow)

It Takes 4.5 Contractor Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Cubic Yard
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 6 Cubic Feet per contractor wheelbarrow)

Important Facts about Wheelbarrows

  • Standard Wheelbarrows Hold 3 Cubic Feet
  • Shallow Wheelbarrows Hold 2 Cubic Feet
  • Contractor Wheelbarrows Hold 6 Cubic Feet

How Much is a Yard?

1 Yard is shorthand for 1 Cubic Yard, so…

1 Cubic Yard = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 Cubic Feet

or

1 Yard = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 Cubic Feet

Filling up a Wheelbarrow. It Takes 4.5 Contractor Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Cubic Yard
1 Cubic Yard is equal to 4.5 Contractor Wheelbarrows

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