Are You Ready for Snow?

October 8, 2017By gravelroadHow To's, News

Do you know what steps you need to take to enjoy your road or driveway in the winter, while keeping it in good shape for spring? It’s October already and we are still enjoying a delightful fall.  I picked up a copy of the Farmer’s Almanac the other day which indicated the UP of Michigan … Read More

What is Class 5 Gravel? Pros & Cons

December 24, 2016By gravelroadHow To's, News

The formal definition of Class 5 Gravel is limestone rock crushed and screened to a maximum size of 1 inch. In the UP of Michigan there are variations of class 5:  the two most common are “23A” and “Western Limestone.”  What distinguishes the two types is the “binder” that is used that allows the gravel to … Read More

When Would I Need to Add Gravel?

December 22, 2016By gravelroadHow To's, News

Have you ever wondered whether it’s worth your time and money to add gravel to your road or driveway? Here are a few times when adding gravel is definitely worth it. 1) Water is pooling in the middle of the road causing mini lakes If this is happening, the middle of the road may be … Read More

What Should You Expect From Fix My Gravel Road?

December 18, 2014By gravelroadNews

What should you expect from Fix My Gravel Road? Our goal is to provide a smooth road surface that after a heavy rain the only place water collects is at the edges of the road. Our methodology to achieve this goal is to recover gravel or dirt from the edges of the road and redistribute where … Read More