Understanding the concept of stripping and replacing topsoil in calculating an earthwork job gives you a clearer understanding of the cut and fill requirement for the job.
You can calculate how much topsoil you need to strip and replace for every job. All topsoil stripping and replacing is defined using areas. Topsoil stripping occurs in the Existing layer of the Area tab. Topsoil replacing occurs in the Proposed layer of the Area tab. You can view topsoil quantities for a job site in the Summary tab.