3 Ft Stone Wall Installation Cost
Construction ITEM DESCRIPTION
Construction estimating unit cost for a 3 foot high dry-laid stone retaining wall. The wall includes an unreinforced concrete base slab (poured unformed in a trench).
Excavation and backfill costs are not included here.
One lineal foot of wall.
We figure about 5 feet per hour for a skilled worker with an unskilled helper.
The cost includes concrete for the base (66 lineal feet of base per cubic yard) plus about one ton of fieldstone for every 5 feet of wall.
No suggested quantity. Enter the lineal feet of stone retaining walls required.
Source of Construction Pricing
Based on crew timing for one project done by Turtle Creek Construction. Note that this labor cost assumes delivery of the stone to very convenient locations along the wall site, and squarish field stone that requires a minimum of trimming to fit (the shale around here is very good about that). Local stone in some areas may require quite a bit more time to lay.
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