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What is the recommended compressive strength of a concrete driveway? (measured by pounds per square inch or PSI)

2,500 PSI
5%
3,000 PSI
23%
3,500 PSI
31%
4,000 PSI
34%
4,500 PSI
2%
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Question: What is the recommended compressive strength of a concrete driveway? (measured by pounds per square inch or PSI)
Top Answer (34% of 38 votes): 4,000 PSI.

Answer: 3,000 PSI
Explanation: This is typical
Phoenix concrete services inc.
Answer: 2,500 PSI
Explanation: 2500 psi is standard. We like to install 3000+ psi
QUALITY CONTRACTORS
Answer: 4,000 PSI
Explanation: A pound per square inch (psi) is the unit of measurement used to describe the compressive strength of concrete. The most desirable strength for driveways varies based on climatic conditions. In broad terms, the colder the climate the higher the desired psi. Areas which experience large numbers of freeze and thaw cycles also require a higher psi concrete mix design. The typical concrete strength used for a driveway is in the 3000 psi to 4000 psi range, although temperate areas of the country may use lower strengths
Colorado Concrete
ProMatcher
Answer: 4,000 PSI
Explanation: 4,000 lb concrete reinforced with rebar is usually what we place. City approach ' s will be different usually a city mix and 6 inches thick which requires a permit.
Concrete services
Answer: 3,000 PSI
Explanation: This really depends on the application, but most residential driveways can us 3000 psi with no issues.
Alliance Construction
Answer: 4,000 PSI
Explanation: 4,000 psi is recommended for vehicle parking
BellPro Construction LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 3,500 PSI
Explanation: 3500 is standard with higher options easily ordered
DIRTCO CONSTRUCTION
Answer: 4,000 PSI
Explanation: This is the min standard as per code
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