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Units of Measure

Unit and Full Name data provided below per the FDOT Basis of Estimates.

Unit Full Name Notes
AC Acre 1 AC = 43,560 SF = 4840 SY; to 0.01 AC
AS Assembly For signs — includes panel, post, hardware, etc.
CF Cubic Foot 1 CF = 1728 cubic inches ≈ 7.48052 U.S. liquid gallons
CY Cubic Yard 1 CY = 27 CF; some CY quantities are to 0.1 CY
DA Day
EA Each
ED Each Day
GA Gallon 1 U.S. liquid gallon = 231 cubic inches ≈ 0.13368 CF
GM Gross Mile 10′ skip, 6″ pvmt. markings — incl. unpainted intervals; to 0.001 GM
HR Hour
LB Pound 1 LB (mass) = 16 avoirdupois ounces ≈ 0.453592 kilograms
LF Linear Foot
LO Location
LS Lump Sum quantity = 1
LU Luminaire light fixture
MB Board Measure/1000 1 board measure = 12″×12″×1″; to 0.1 MB
MH Man-hour for Traffic Control Officer
MI Mile 1 statute MI = 5280 LF ≈ 1.609344 kilometers
NM Net Mile 6″ solid pavement markings; to 0.001 NM
PI Per Intersection for signalization items
PS Per Set
SF Square Foot 1 SF = 144 square inches
SY Square Yard 1 SY = 9 SF
TN Ton 1 short TN = 2000 LB; to 0.1 TN
YD Yard 1 YD = 3 LF