Cut a trench along the driveway at the depth required to expose the desired landscape timber height and about 2 inches wider than the landscape timbers. Use a half-moon edger to cut a straight line along the driveway, then dig out the soil with a spade. 3 Pack the soil in the trench and check for level.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I fix my driveway culvert erosion?
If the soil around any culvert is weak or eroded away, inject Prime Resins grout resin around the culvert to fill in voids and stabilize the soil. Preserve your culverts so they can do the job they were designed to do – channel water safely from one place to another!
Do you put gravel under a culvert?
The pipe is heavy, so plan to have helpers available. The bottom of the tube should be level with the bottom of the drainage ditch. If necessary, add or remove gravel from either end to get the desired slope. Add 6 inches of 3/4-inch to 1-inch gravel on both sides of the culvert pipe.
How do you put a culvert under a driveway?
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What's the best way to install a culvert on a driveway?
In most cases, the best approach is to mark the area on your driveway where your pipe will go, remove the asphalt and concrete from that area, and dig a trench where your pipe will be placed later on.
How to hide a culvert in your yard?
Add a garden area with water loving plants to hide an unattractive area of your yard. This garden hides a culvert located on the corner of the property. Add a garden area with water loving plants to hide an unattractive area of your yard. This garden hides a culvert located on the corner of the property. Looking for driveway apron ideas?
How much gravel do you need for a culvert?
Add a 6" layer of ¾ - 1" gravel on either side of the pipe, and compact it. Repeat this process until you’ve reached the top of the pipe. Lay a top layer of ¾ - 2" gravel mix over the pipe, and compact it. The amount of material between the pipe and the driveway surface should be 6" (this includes asphalt if you plan on paving).