Tips for Making a Gravel Road

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Learn tips for making a gravel road and the materials needed to do it, use the same materials that are used to make a county road in this free construction video. View Video Transcript

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Ben Ingham

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This is Ben Ingham with Expert Village to talk to you about putting in a gravel road. I simply called the guy that is in the area that said he could haul sand and gravel and said I needed a gravel road for my property, and whatever you use, and I have noticed it's the same material that they use on some of the county roads around here. It's a three quarter inch or less rock, or less forms a very tight base to it. The larger rock kind of floats up to the top and so it's always packing itself as it goes down. The road was, the top part of this particular property, it's an eighty acre plot of land and about thirty acres of it is pretty much open and pasture. There's a few trees out along the pasture that, and I'll be removing some of those, but the road, I didn't have to remove any trees.