Asphalt Repair Question

Old 03-13-22, 12:18 PM
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Asphalt Repair Question

I've got a downhill driveway and where it meets the street, there's a hump. Heavy rains last year caused a pothole right where the driveway meets the street. It's about 4' x 2' and maybe 2" deep.

What would you use to fill it? Is cold patch tough enough? What products would you recommend?

Also, whatever I use, should I 'prime' the hole with any sort of coating first?

Old 03-13-22, 12:40 PM
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Cold patch should work, that is what it's intended for.

It works much better when it's in a hole, contained vs laying unsupported like if wanting to fill a low spot.

Just remove any loose material, even hosing away dirt, then let it dry before filling.

I have used both a hand tamper or even a long handle sledge handle to compress the material.
Old 03-13-22, 01:01 PM
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Just don't expect it to last very long.

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