Mar 27, 2020· How Much Does a Cubic Yard of Asphalt Weigh? One square yard of asphalt that is 1 inch thick weighs 110 pounds, so 36 inches thick is 3,960 pounds per cubic yard, which is nearly 2 tons. A total of 1,548 tons of asphalt makes a 1-mile stretch of road 24 feet long at a thickness of 2 inches. One ton of asphalt, at 2 inches thick, makes 8.78 ...