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Cost to Backfill a Trench

Updated: May 2014

Cost to Backfill a Trenchzip code   feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Trench Backfill Labor
Direct labor expenses to backfill trench. Includes planning, job equipment and material acquisition, area preparation, setup and cleanup.
3.0 hours$123.52$172.84

Totals - Cost to Backfill Trench
25 feet$123.52$172.84
Average cost
per linear foot

Cost to Backfill a Trench - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Backfill a Trench averages $4.94 - $6.91 per linear foot in 2014. This Trench Backfilling cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor productivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Trench Backfilling project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Trench Backfilling - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $4.94 - $6.91 per linear foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Trench Backfilling: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Backfill a Trench - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Backfill a Trench - References

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