How thick should a blacktop driveway be in NY?

Living on Long Island, our environment can be harsh on many levels, from extreme hot summers to frigid cold winters, outdoor materials have to be strong. When it comes to blacktop certain depth to be met to keep the structural integrity and strength. The proper way of installing a blacktop driveway would be to first have a 6-8 inch of sub-compacted recycled crushed concrete, tampered down. Next would be 2-3 inches of hot asphalt. This will ensure a solid driveway that will withstand both the heat and cold that we experience here on Long Island. Gappsi can design, supply and install your entire project. To learn more about Gappsi products and services for Nassau and Suffolk county long island NY .Please e mail us at or call Gappsi at 631-543-1177 or visit Gappsi Show Room at 1015 west Jericho turn pike Smithtown NY 11787 or visit us on line at :

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