Updated: January 2016
|Block Retaining Wall Cost|
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Dry Stack Stone interlocking block wall. Average 1.25 blocks per SF wall face. 3' above grade max height. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
|129 square feet||$238.02||$359.12|
|Block Retaining Wall Labor|
Labor estimate to install block retaining wall. Excavate up to 0.3m/1ft below grade. Set and compact gravel base. Set and level base blocks. Install filter fabric between wall and soil. Stack interlocking blocks to 8 courses high, including cap blocks. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Block Retaining Wall Materials and Supplies|
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install block retaining wall including: cutting and grinding materials, mortar and reinforcement.
|120 Square Feet||$33.66||$38.70|
|Block Retaining Wall Equipment Allowance|
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 115 v wet masonry saw, 5 cubic foot mortar box and small plate compactor..
|Totals - Cost to Install Block Retaining Wall - 120 Square Feet||$718.42||$970.61|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$5.99||$8.09|
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