Poured Concrete Wall, Cost per Square Foot


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concrete wall, per s.f.

Construction Category SubCategory
Concrete Concrete Walls & Foundations


Concrete construction unit cost for installation of concrete foundation walls or retaining walls.

This cost covers the cost per square foot of a wall of any thickness. Use it along with the cost per yard.

Unit Size

One square foot of horizontal wall area.

Labor Costs

We figure one skilled hour for every 8 square feet of wall area, plus one unskilled hour for every 16 square feet of wall area.

This covers installation and removal of wall forms, reinforcing and wall ties, plus final finishing of the concrete surfaces.

NOTE-- The cost of concrete and concrete placement for the wall is covered in the per yard unit cost.

Material Costs

The cost includes 2x4 and 2x6 framing and plywood forms .

Hard Construction Costs, Typical

$6.85 per horizontal square foot of concrete foundation or retaining wall

Suggested Quantity

Goldenseal calculates the foundation wall area, and uses it for this unit cost.

Source of Construction Pricing

Based on job cost data and crew timing from several foundations and concrete retaining walls built by Turtle Creek Construction.

Places Included

Architect Starter File, Construction Starter File, Developer Starter File



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