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Delivering Value and Quality on the Peninsula since 1982

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW MUCH NOTICE DO I NEED TO GIVE FOR A DELIVERY

We ask for approximately one day for deliveries up to 100 yards and 2-5 days for over deliveries over 100 yards. 

WHAT IS PIT RUN? 

Pit Run is gravel mined directly out of the pit wall.  It is not processed or refined in any way. It is prefect for road building. 

HOW LATE DO YOU DELIVER? 

We can normally deliver until 7PM. 

DO I NEED TO BE HOME FOR A MATERIAL DELIVERY? 

No. If you're not home, we ask that you mark the location for the driver.  Some customers use buckets, cones or spray paint. 

WHAT IS TYPAR?

Typar is a name brand of a geotextile fabric. There are many other companies that produce road fabric. Geotextile fabric is used to separate the dirt from the gravel and adds structural strength to the gravel over soft ground. 

WHAT KIND OF MATERIAL DO I NEED? 

Majority of projects will need Pit Run gravel. Call us for more information. 

HOW MANY YARDS CAN YOU DELIVER IN ONE DUMP TRUCK LOAD? 

10 yards for gravel products. 12 yards for screened topsoil. 

HOW DO I GET A QUOTE? 

Call our office to request a quote so we may go over the details of your job with you. 

DO YOU TAKE CREDIT CARD?

Yes, we take VISA & Mastercard. 

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH DELIVERY ZONE I'M IN? 

We have multiple gravel pits in the area, please provide you address when calling the office so we may determine which zone you're in. 

HOW MUCH DOES 10 YARDS OF PIT RUN GRAVEL COST? 

Our deliveries are categorized by green, yellow and red zones. Red being the farthest away from the material source.

Green Zone: $175

Yellow Zone: $210

Red Zone: $240

HOW MUCH AREA DOES 10 YARDS OF MATERIAL COVER? 

10ft x 24ft x 1ft thick of gravel will equal 10 yards. Calculate by multiplying 10x24x1=240/27=8.88 yards then multiply by 1.12 for compaction=9.95 yards. Topsoil's multiplier is much higher due to it being fluffy dirt. Try using a multiplier of 1.30.

MATERIAL DELIVERIES
 

We have over a dozen types of material that will meet your custom project needs. Ask us about our bulk discount. 

Contact Foster's to schedule your delivery. 

COMMERCIAL WORK
 

We specialize in large commercial

site work, new subdivision development and City & Borough infrastructure construction. 

Click below to view previous projects.

 

PRIVATE WORK

we do all sizes of private work from driveway re-grading to site work for new homes. 

Click below to view previous projects.

 

Foster Construction has been serving the Kenai Peninsula since 1982. Foster's offers services to a wide variety of customers, from large jobs to smaller private jobs: specializing in home sites, gravel/topsoil deliveries, driveways, site work for commercial buildings, subdivision roads, city streets, water and sewer utility mains, city water and sewer hook ups. Foster Construction has proudly served the peninsula for many years with quality and integrity as the foundation.

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CONTACT US

The best way to get a hold of us is through our office phone number. 

Office Address: 265 Wilson Lane. Soldotna, AK 99669

PHONE: 907-262-1609 Fax:907-262-1639
fosterconstructionak.com 

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