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Old 03-18-2004, 04:41 PM   #1
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Anyone here ever concreted a driveway??
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Old 03-18-2004, 07:52 PM   #2
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Many many of them
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Old 03-18-2004, 09:57 PM   #3
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Have a specific question for us Mulligan?
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Old 03-19-2004, 07:10 AM   #4
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I was wondering what type of concerte used...Basically the process to do it...I've done general searches on google but the project seems like all other in that everyone suggests a different way of doing it...
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Typically 3500psi concrete is used at 4-6" depth with fiber mesh, rebar, or 6x6 wire mesh. Compacted earth beneath or 2" gravel. Control joints at 8-10' spacing both ways.
Rent form stakes and use 2x6 to form it up - rent an eye level for elevations.
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Old 03-23-2004, 11:03 PM   #6
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I do a few myself, I add a 12" footer around the perimeter and expansion joints around 10-12 ft. If the grade is less than 12-1/4, I add a 1/2" -1" crown to the screed for drainage.
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