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Cobblestone Bid

Phishook

LawnSite Bronze Member
Can some one give me a guestamate for how long it would take to lay a 103x4' side walk out of Dutch Cobblestone?

Will have a Bobcat to take out the soil, and a compactor.
 
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Phishook

LawnSite Bronze Member
Very few cuts. 1 "L' shape 17x56, ana a 30' run connecting to it.

Why so long? I was figuring about 20 hrs. Is thgis right?

1. dig out a lavel base 4" deep, and square off area.
2. Put a 2" base and tamp
3. add 1'' sand
4. Lay brick and edging
5. Tamp brick
6. sweep in sand
 

Rex Mann

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
If you are using a 60mm (2 3/8") paver you need to dig down
7 1/2 inches from the final elevation of the top of the pavers.

Then add 5 inches a 3/4 minus aggregate. That will compact down to around 4 inches.

Next, screed out 1 inch of concrete sand.

Lay pavers

Do any cutting involved

Install the edge restraint.

Tamp the pavers with a mechanical plate compactor

Sweep sand into the joints

Compact one more time and sweep in all the joints.

Clean up and get paid payup

You should also consider using a geotextile under the aggregate to prevent migration into the soil.

Peace,

Rex

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