Driveway question


Old 03-31-05, 12:28 PM
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Driveway question

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Our driveway is to low and turns to mud with a moderate rain, I'm planning on geting a couple dump loads of dirt and raising it about 6", I don't have the $$ to pave or get it professionally done. Any sites that will help me as far as drainage concerns (which is the problem right now) or suggestions? Didn't find much on google.
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Old 03-31-05, 08:34 PM
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I can tell you from experience, no amount of dirt or clay will make your driveway solid enough when it's wet to last. You MIGHT get it to last by renting a compactor and using that, or possibly mixing a good quantity of concrete mix in with it.
Old 04-01-05, 04:00 PM
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If you have shale available in your area, that will also work. Once its leveled and settles from driving on it, its hard as a rock and doesn't wash out during heavy rain.

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