How much dirt to fill 16ft x16in x16in?
You need 13 yrd's of fill
Theoretically, none. The amount of dirt excavated to create such a hole would be 1 cubic metre. However, excavated dirt (depending on the nature of the dirt) can increase in mass by up to a third the original size. That is why when you dig a big hole then fill it in (getting all the dirt back) the hole is raised on top not flat.
the way we measure dirt quantities is we do a topo with TOPCOM equipment. But, if that is not available you can always measure to get an area and then multiply by the height and then divide by 27 to get cubic yards. That is how ge use to get dirt quantities. There are also online tools available for consumers and contractors that provide a quick, easy, and accurate calculation to determine exactly how much…