Pothole repair

Old 10-13-22, 07:09 AM
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Pothole repair

Our driveway has a huge pothole.
It is in a corner so not impacting directly, but I would like to fix it due to two reasons --
1) to make sure it does not expand
2) it's a safety hazard ... if someone step on it, it will cause a fractured ankle
It is about 1 square feet but very deep. Already used 2 gallon of cold patch , but far from leveling.

Wondering if I can use something like stone chips and then put the final layer of cold asphalt?

I have got good result with cold asphalt earlier when I stamp really well.
Old 10-13-22, 08:22 AM
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If it can be compacted that will help, could fill with concrete!
Old 10-14-22, 06:40 AM
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Short of having it professionally dug up and repaired, nothing will make for a permanent fix.
However, you can make a repair that should last a long period of time depending on your climate.
Provide a few pics.
To fix it, square if off and go a least as deep as the original stone base. Fill with the same type of stone, compact it. Then fill with (preferable hot patch) patch and compact it. Let set for several weeks then use topcoat sealer. Only one layer. Do not double coat it.

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