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Old 09-16-2014, 08:33 AM   #1
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Can I put this in my driveway?


My neighbor has a pile of sand left over from when he was building his brick patio. I don't think it's regular play sand, but the kind you would use below and between the bricks.

Would it be alright to put this sand in a low spot in my gravel driveway? I'm just wondering if the sand will be solid enough to drive on or would car tires sink into it?
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It's not compactable, first time you drive over it you'll just have a low spot again.
I've used it to build horse shoe pits, back fill under teeter totters or swings where the kids drag there feet and make a low spot that becomes a mud pit, and to augment clay soil
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Put some road pack in the holes.It will compact after driving over it several times then put more road pack ,compact and more gravel on the top.
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Thank you for the replies! I appreciate it!

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