Backhoe Trenching Unit Cost
Construction ITEM DESCRIPTION
Construction estimating cost for a trench dug by backhoe to a depth of 4 feet.
Labor and Equipment Costs
We figure about 16 feet of trenching per hour of backhoe time (with operator). We also throw in one laborer hour for every 4 or 5 feet of trench.
No suggestion. You'll need to estimate the length of trenching required.
Source of Construction Pricing
We calculated this using job cost data from several construction projects done by Turtle Creek Construction. The price is an average for trenching work done in a variety of soils and digging conditions.
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