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Rough Electric Electric Utility Hookups


Electrical estimating unit cost for installation of underground electrical service with 2/0 (00) wiring.

Unit Size

One lineal foot of 2/0 (00) wiring.

Labor Costs

We figure an unskilled worker can install about 36 lineal feet of wiring per hour, with a skilled supervisor or electrician spending one hour per 100 feet of wiring. This cost covers placement of the wire and covering with gravel. It does not include trenching or backfill, or any wiring connections at the two ends.

Material Costs

One lineal foot of 2/0 (00) wiring with an 8% waste factor, plus one ton of gravel cover for every 25 feet of wiring.

hard COnstruction Cost, Typical

$2.99 per lineal foot

Suggested Quantity

No suggested quantity. Enter the length of underground service wiring required.

Source of Construction Pricing

Based on crew timing and/or job costing data from a few electrical installations done by Turtle Creek Construction.

Places Included

Architect Starter File, Construction Starter File, Developer Starter File



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