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    Default Fixing a road

    This wasn't much work... The ditches got full and some water was running down the road instead of the ditches... This is the upper section.

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    Default Re: Fixing a road

    This is the lower section... just dressing up the ditch.

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    Default Re: Fixing a road

    Good job. Now you are more prepared for winter weather. Nice looking kubota also.
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    Default Re: Fixing a road

    Teg, did you grade it flat or put a crown on it? I can't tell by the pic's. My driveway is pretty steep, if I don't crown it the water just runs down the wheel tracks until it makes a gorge.
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    Default Re: Fixing a road

    Good eye This section is on the list to be regraded once we move up there. There is a *very* slight crown and most of the water runs off except when the wheel "depressions" show back up.

    When that happens I cut little side channels to help the water get into the ditches and use the dirt/gravel from the side channels to block the water from going down hill any farther.

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    Default Re: Fixing a road

    Quote Originally Posted by teg View Post
    Good eye This section is on the list to be regraded once we move up there. There is a *very* slight crown and most of the water runs off except when the wheel "depressions" show back up.

    When that happens I cut little side channels to help the water get into the ditches and use the dirt/gravel from the side channels to block the water from going down hill any farther.

    Yep, that's how I do mine. It is one of those thing that will always have to be done. My neighbors driveway is as steep as mine. He had it tar and chipped 6 years ago($35K) and now it is in need of repairs. Steep grades cause a host of problems as the years go by.
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