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  • Writer's pictureEvan Merical

Crushed Limestone Uses by Size

Updated: May 22, 2022

Figuring out what size of crushed limestone you need can be tricky - especially for those who do not frequently find themselves needing to purchase crushed limestone. This post discusses the various uses of each size of crushed limestone.

Crushed Limestone Sizes and Their Uses

  • #1 – The # 1 crushed stone grade is the largest crushed stone grade and includes stone between 2 to 4 inches in size. This material is great for large jobs or for filling in large holes.

  • #3 – This size of the stone ranges from 0.5 to 2 inches long. This material is a great choice for railroad projects and similar projects that require drainage.

  • #4 – Crushed stone #4 is 1.5 inches or smaller in size. This material is great for road and paver base.

  • #8 – These stones are between 0.375 and 0.5 inches in size. It is one of the most common stone sizes used for concrete mixes.

  • #57 – This size of crushed limestone refers to a stone that is about 0.75 inches in size. Most typically use it for concrete mix, landscaping, and drainage.

  • #67 – Crushed limestone #67 includes stones that are 0.75 inches or smaller in size. #67 is a great material for road and slab base.

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