Yep, that's what I said. These guys went to town next door "fixing" the driveway. Maybe I don't understand something the HO's thinking. This is going to end up all over the lawn when they plow in the winter. First person who drove in got slippery on the marbles in the driveway.
What do you guys think? Not so bad? Ridiculous? This is never going to pack down is it?
2 years ago I did a river rock driveway. 120 feet long, 15 feet wide out on old Highway 95. 35 yards of rock at a cost of $4500 installed. It was absolutely stunning. The next week the HO had me remove it and replace it with 3/4 gravel at a cost of $11,800. Just too damn bumpy and slippery. It was beautiful though.
It will pack down, a block border is prefered with this type of driveway to retain the stone. Also, in the winter the base will freeze and unless the plow operator really digs in, the driveway will be ok. G
Good news is that when they have to get out of the stuck car, they will have a soft landing as they stumble and fall:thumbsup: Pea gravel works great on playgrounds and in dog kennels-but driveways?????. Most of the people I work for have a hard enough time not washboarding compacted 3/4-minus, so I can imagine what this will end up looking like.
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