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Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by NorthwestPlower1, May 19, 2008.

  1. NorthwestPlower1

    NorthwestPlower1 Member
    Messages: 57

    How many sqaure feet of sidewalk can 1 laborer shovel in 1 hour? No snowblowers just a shovel. Would like to know some of your thoughts on this.
  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    At what snow depth? Plus I think your answer is going to depend a lot upon what type of snow a person in shoveling. I know I can move a lot of snow when it's the light and fluffy stuff but I get worn out quick when it's the wet and heavy crap.
  3. snow junkie

    snow junkie Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    I too would be curious to the "norm" (if there was one!)
    say 2"-4" heavy snow with a blue shovel
  4. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,925

    17 yr old....100 sq feet
    19 yr old....90 sq feet
    25 yr old....60 sq feet
    mexicano man.....2 acreswesport