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jorguez1167 10-04-2006 02:50 PM

18 wheeler driveway
quick question. a friend of mine is moving out of the city and she found a great lil old house with plenty of parking space enough to park and make a drive throuh for her 18 wheeler the only problem is that the house doesn't have anything already build for her truck to park on. She is going to park it fully loaded. She needs some ideas on what to put on her new property as to what kind of materials to build the driveway with? She is short on money (she is 65 years old) She just finish paying for her truck not too long ago. any good suggestions are welcome. keep trucking!:jester:

R&D Tile 10-04-2006 05:04 PM

Pack down the subgrade and throw down 4 to 6 inches of crushed stone, recycled concrete, this is used as a base under asphalt driveways, run a roller or tamper over it and pack it well, cheapest way to go just to park it for now.:)

mdshunk 10-04-2006 06:45 PM

Some 2RC would be cheap and good for gravel type, or BCBC for cheap pavement.

tgeb 10-05-2006 09:07 PM

If there are any asphalt milling operations going on down there it could be an option.

Here when they mill the roadways, sometimes they are looking for a place to dispose of the grindings. I know people who have taken in literally 100s of tons of millings and it not cost them a dime. In fact one guy had the milling company spread the loads after they were dumped.

This is the cheapest way.
Recycled concrete could be the next, but I don't like RC because it sometimes has steel wire in it which leads to flat tires. Might be fine for the base if if covered with crushed run or something clean.

jorguez1167 10-09-2006 11:59 AM

thank you
we are in the process of finding companies that sell recycle concrete thanks for your help.:thumbsup:

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