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How thick should the layer of aggregate base under a standard concrete driveway be?

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2-4 inches
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Question: How thick should the layer of aggregate base under a standard concrete driveway be?
Top Answer (45% of 37 votes): 2-4 inches.

Answer: 2-4 inches
Explanation: 4 will be good
Answer: 2-4 inches
Explanation: That depends largely on the subgrade materials, and traffic serviced by the driveway, but on stiff clay soils, 2-4" of aggregate base is typically adequate to bridge irregularities and produce a smooth, friction minimized subgrade.
Maven Group LLC
Answer: 2-4 inches
Explanation: Depending on soil base for proper compaction and drainage.
BAT Concrete llc
Answer: 0-2 inches
Explanation: 2 inches tick
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: The base that the concrete is placed on should be compacted and is very important , as this is what supports the concrete.
Concrete services
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: To allow for proper drainage. It will not allow what you just said anything concrete which will freeze and crack to concrete.
A to Z Fence and Concrete
Answer: 4-6 inches
Explanation: This is what code requires
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