# What is the density of asphalt wearing course?

## What is the density of asphalt wearing course?

Standard density for asphalt is 145 lb/ft3 (2322 kg/m3). Multiply the volume by the density (in the same units) to get the weight.

### What is base course in asphalt?

The base course or basecourse in pavements is a layer of material in an asphalt roadway, race track, riding arena, or sporting field. It is located under the surface layer consisting of the wearing course and sometimes an extra binder course.

What is used as a base for asphalt?

Strong blacktop driveways are typically built using crushed angular gravel as a base. This gravel needs to be a minimum of 6 inches thick for light vehicle traffic such as cars and pickup trucks.

What is the formula for calculating asphalt?

Multiply the length times the width times the depth to obtain the volume in cubic feet of the space to be paved. Performing this step yields 12.5 feet times 8.33 feet times 0.42 feet or 43.7 cubic feet.

## How much asphalt is in a ton?

Standard Asphalt weight Therefore 2.4 ton of asphalt = 1 cubic meter. 1 cubic yard of hot asphalt mix weighs 2.025 tons or 4050 lbs.

### What is the difference between subgrade and subbase?

A subgrade is made up of native soil that has been compacted to withstand the loads above it. There is no consistency in regards to the terms of subbase and subgrade, but normally the subgrade is the native soil while the subbase is the layer of soil or aggregate on top of the subgrade.

What is a Type 3 sub base?

Type 3 Sub-base. Pure crushed granite, limestone or clean crushed concrete. A 40mm product that has been screened to create a reduced fines aggregate. This product is fully certified according to the Specification for Highway Works. This is the most widely used sub-base where less fines are required.

What is the unit weight of asphalt concrete?

Asphalt Mixture typically weighs from 142 to 148 pounds per cubic foot (PCF) in-place. Use 148 PCF. Calculate the tonnage needed.

## How much is a ton of hot mix asphalt?

Hot Mix Asphalt Prices Per Ton. Hot mix asphalt costs \$100 to \$200 per ton. This is the standard type for all-weather surfacing and repairs.