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dagwoodoe

02:17PM | 06/04/06
Member Since: 09/27/05
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I have about a 30 feet concrete driveway next to my house. About the first 10 feet is all craked and looks like it had been patched in the past. But the last 20 feet is in good shape. I want to know what options I have to cover/replace it. I have thought about getting it blacktopped right on the concrete. I was also thinging about cementing pea gravel down. Does anybody know where I can get information about pea gravel. Thanks

Glenn Good

04:24PM | 07/06/06
Member Since: 09/10/03
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When talking about a driveway that is badly cracked the best repair is to replace the damaged section with new concrete. Pea gravel concrete will not hold up under the weight of vehicles. Blacktop may work for a while but if there is movement in the cracked concrete underneath it will also not last.

Remove the damaged area and replace the concrete and wire reinforcement for best results.

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