The volume of 1 ton of type 1 fill (also known as type 1 dirt or type 1 fill dirt) varies enormously from batch to batch. The moisture level and the number and size of rocks play a large roll in the density of the fill.
However, on average:
1 cubic yard of type 1 fill weighs 2,000 pounds, which is 1 ton
It Takes 9 Standard Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Yard of Type 1 Fill Dirt
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 3 Cubic Feet per standard wheelbarrow)
It Takes 13.5 Shallow Wheelbarrows to Make 1 Yard of Type 1 Dirt
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 2 Cubic Feet per shallow wheelbarrow)
It Takes 4.5 Contractor Wheelbarrows to Make1 Yard of Type 1 Fill Dirt
(27 Cubic Feet per Cubic Yard / 6 Cubic Feet per contractor wheelbarrow)
Facts about Types of Wheelbarrows
- Standard Wheelbarrows Hold 3 Cubic Feet of dirt
- Shallow Wheelbarrows Hold 2 Cubic Feet of dirt
- Contractor Wheelbarrows Hold 6 Cubic Feet of dirt
How Many Cubic Feed in a Yard of Type 1 Fill Dirt?
1 Yard = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 Cubic Feet
1 Cubic Yard = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 Cubic Feet