How do I patch a an uneven concrete sidewalk?

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Old 09-16-14, 10:34 AM
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How do I patch a an uneven concrete sidewalk?

I have a concrete slab sidewalk on my property that has sunk quite a bit lower than the adjacent slab. The result is an unsafe, unsightly mess.

If this was on city property, they would use asphalt to grade the lower slab up to meet the higher slab. This is on my property, however, so I will need to do a similar fix but in a DIY method.

Do I use regular concrete? Do I build a frame? Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!
 
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Old 09-16-14, 10:38 AM
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Have you looked at mudjacking?
 
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Old 09-16-14, 10:41 AM
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I did, but was worried it may be more advanced than I am capable of.
Mudjacking is when you inject grout into drilled holes on the lower slab to raise it so that it is level with the original slab, correct?

The reason I was looking at just patching it with conrete to help grade them into each other was because the city came out and did something similar on the sidewalks with asphalt. It looks terrible (asphalt and concrete next to each other look messy) but it's effective
 
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the apron/vest stores are now selling a polymer-modified cement product but we haven't yet looked at it,,, usually they can be extended by adding clean 3/8" stone,,, the stuff we normally use can be placed @ 4" depth but its neither comparatively less expensive nor avail to diy'ers-h/o's,,, any pro const supply house can sell an approved equal product
 
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