John GaltForward, MarchPremium
|reply to Lurch77 |
Re: Driving off concrete edge.
Shouldn't be an issue as long as you can adequately transfer the dynamic load of the van from the concrete to the new extension properly.
I don't think that gravel (as such) will do that job for you.
I'd use well-moistened, compacted 3/4" minus aggregate base rock and compact it with a plate compactor. Extend that out as necessary (it's cheap). It will need to be thick at the concrete interface. Excavate that carefully. I'm thinking 1 foot deep and extending at that depth 2 feet forward, for the width of the driveway.
Some rebar in the concrete edge would have been a good idea...
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