stone dust walkway

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by sven1277, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. sven1277

    sven1277 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 635

    A local nature center wants to upgrade some heavily traveled dirt paths with stone dust. Getting material on and off the trails will be tough. Wide enough only for a small tractor. I'd like to dig it out 6" and fill with process and stone dust, but pretty sure the budget won't allow. Do you guys have any suggestions?
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  2. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,594

    hard to dig w a tractor. Use a dingo, Id spread the dug up dirt out in the woods off the sides of the path if they'll allow it. Haul in the dust with track carrier.
     
  3. AztlanLC

    AztlanLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,035

    Stone dust will accomplish the same result of existing dirt, why not use 3/8 stone
     
  4. 2low4NH

    2low4NH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NH
    Posts: 1,891

    hard pack! stone dust mixed with 3/4- stone
     
  5. wurkn with amish

    wurkn with amish LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 662

    There is a type of polymer that can be mixed with soil, and gives you the same benefits as stone dust. The name escapes me tho....
     

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