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Cost to Excavate Driveway

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Excavate Driveway zip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Driveway Labor
Direct labor expenses to excavate driveway .
10.0 hours$507.42$543.88
Driveway Debris Disposal Costs
Costs to load and haul away old materials and installation waste.
 $79.73$88.17
Driveway Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: skid loader with excavation | demolition | loading attachment..
 $161.25$228.75

Totals - Cost to Excavate Driveway
 
100 square feet$748.40$860.80
 
 
Average cost
per square foot
$7.48$8.61

Cost to Excavate Driveway - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Excavate Driveway averages $7.48 - $8.61 per square foot in 2014. This Driveway Excavation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Driveway Excavation project:

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

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

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

Driveway Excavation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $7.48 - $8.61 per square 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 Driveway Excavation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Excavate Driveway - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Excavate Driveway - References



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