# Question: the excavated material has a unit weight of 104...

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The excavated material has a unit weight () of 104 pcf and water content () of 8%. The embankment will be compacted to dry unit weight (d) of 117 pcf and water content () of 11%. The net section of the embankment is 160,000 cy. a. (10 points) How many cubic yards of excavation will be required to construct the embankment? b. (5 points) Will a water truck be needed on the job or will it be necessary to dry the material? Calculate the amount of water needed to be dried or added.