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Old 11-20-2010, 06:02 PM   #1
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hello all 1st time here, dilemma is driveway end ( between curb and sidewalk needs to be widened by about 3 ft. the curb is raised on 1 side about 1 ft, where do i start thank you all in advance for any and all advice


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Old 11-20-2010, 06:31 PM   #2
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Ayuh,... I'm guessin' your talkin' Concrete,..??

A jackhammer/ Large hammerdrill will bust out what needs bustin' out...
A gas handheld demosaw is great for trimming, 'n angle cuts...
Cut/ bust out the curb to below finish grade by a few inches so it can be capped with the new apron pour...

After you dig out whatevers in the expansion area now,...
Form it up, 'n pour the new driveway apron...


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Old 11-21-2010, 06:42 AM   #3
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You start with your local governing body, because the odds are the section of the driveway (the approach) you're looking to add on to is within the public right-of-way. If in The ROW, there are typically clear cut standards, specifications, and dimensions that need to be followed. Many times, a bond needs to be held as well.
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