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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
4%
3,000 PSI
24%
3,500 PSI
29%
4,000 PSI
36%
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 (36% of 41 votes): 4,000 PSI.

Answer: 4,000 PSI
Explanation: The question is incomplete- compressive strength is largely determined by the traffic that the driveway is intended to service. Our standard residential driveway mix is 4000 PSI
Maven Group LLC
Answer: 4,000 PSI
Explanation: Its minimum psi strength reccomended to withstand the elements and durability of average size vehicles.
BAT Concrete llc
Answer: 3,000 PSI
Explanation: This is typical
Phoenix concrete services inc.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: 3,500 PSI
Explanation: Most Driveways are reinforced at 3500 psi
Design4
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
ProMatcher
Answer: 4,000 PSI
Explanation: 4,000 psi is recommended for vehicle parking
BellPro Construction LLC
Answer: 3,000 PSI
Explanation: We always use at least 3000 psi concrete.
A to Z Fence and Concrete
Answer: 3,500 PSI
Explanation: 3500 is standard with higher options easily ordered
DIRTCO CONSTRUCTION
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