DRIVEWAY WITH A CONSCIENCE

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Fri, 12/21/2007 - 17:57.
 

Louie (on the left) is lugging one of the 75 pound precast concrete waffle blocks.   Each block covers about 1.5 square feet.  At $12.00 each, or $8.00 per square foot, this is a little more expensive than having a concrete driveway installed.

 

However, these blocks are porous, allowing rain to percolate down into the stone dust and gravel base below the blocks.  Because of the reduction in run-off into the street and into the storm water infrastructure, this installation should be provided a tax rebate by the local storm water authority. 

 

But that hasn’t been legislated yet here in backward NorthEastOhio.

 

This job is on Larchmere on the Shaker/Cleveland line.   Gogol Construction is the contractor and can be reached at 216 322 1835.

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