Footpath Construction

Footpath Construction is an activity performed by most Councils. Concrete Footpaths, which are the most common type of footpath are typically constructed as follows.

  • The site is surveyed and set out;
  • Any grass is removed and the site is excavated or filled to the appropriate depth;
  • A compacted sand base is prepared;
  • The edges of the footpath are bordered by timber boxing.
  • Reinforcing mesh is placed within the pathway.
  • Tree root barrier may be installed.
  • Concrete is poured onto the base through the mesh and the surface is leveled by hand trowel.

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