Driveway Fix...???

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by 2006Silverado, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. 2006Silverado

    2006Silverado LawnSite Member
    from GA
    Posts: 117

    Any help appreciated. Customer wants me to quote him fixing a hole under his driveway. Hasn't seen any critter activity or anything yet.

    First, what's the best way to fix this? Just fill in with a particular material? Any special material recommended, or just pack in whatever will stick?
    Any idea what to charge?



  2. deapee

    deapee LawnSite Member
    from pa
    Posts: 25

    Fill her up with concrete.
  3. LarryF

    LarryF LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,171

    He may not have seen the critter, but I suspect there's a groundhog in that hole. If so, he's got a problem, because once the hole is filled with dirt, stone or concrete, another hole like it will show up in the near future.
  4. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Posts: 601

    If theres a groundhog in there he cleaned up after himself very well. I think it's more likely that the base/subsoil was not compacted enough as the cement looks fairly recent. All it takes is a little water to move soil. Make yourself some flowable fill(discussed recently in the hardscaping), pour it in until it's full and don't look back.
  5. prizeprop

    prizeprop LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 820

    Also ,once you fill the hole, bring up the grade.
  6. Fordsuvparts

    Fordsuvparts LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 517

    Concrete the little sucker in like a little tomb.

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