I'm about to order stone for a paver installation. I plan to follow
the recommended specifications for my area which is a 4 inch gravel
I want to use crusher run. Does anyone have any comments about the
amoutn of compaction that will occur. I am asking because I assume
that 4 inches of stone will compact down to some degree.
I am looking for an overage rule of thumb.
The compaction will be minimal as the material has little air
space when spread. If you need a number, add an inch to your
intention. If you plan on 4 inch, compute for 5 inch. Calculate
for the cubic yardage required and multiply the result by 1.25 for
Keep the whole world singing . . . .
DanG (remove the sevens)
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