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 BU412 Concrete driveways

BU412.jpgConcrete driveways, poured in situ, can be created in a variety of shapes and finishes. They are durable, cost effective and serviceable, but care should be taken in their design, set-out and installation to ensure lasting benefit is achieved.

This bulletin will help designers, builders and property owners in the selection of materials, installation and finishing options for residential concrete driveways and paths.

The information is suitable for:

  • driveways with a minimum thickness of 100 mm, intended for cars and trucks up to a maximum loaded weight of 2.5 tonnes
  • paths with a minimum thickness of 75 mm, intended for pedestrian traffic only.

Publication date: March 2001 Keywords: concrete, driveway