How long does it take to remove asphalt?
Simply so, how hard is it to remove asphalt?
Asphalt driveway removal can be accomplished using a jackhammer to break up the asphalt or even a circular saw to cut the driveway into small pieces. The best way to remove asphalt, however, is with a larger piece of equipment, such as a Caterpillar 303 excavator from a rental center.
- Examine the area that is to be torn up.
- Rent any required equipment from a local hardware store or from an outlet that rents construction equipment.
- Use the excavator to break up large chunks of the asphalt surface.
- Use your jackhammer or pick-axe to break up the large chunks of asphalt.
Similarly, how long should you stay off new asphalt?
Normally, 24-hours is all that is required to use your new asphalt surface. In very warm weather, we recommend staying off the fresh asphalt for 1 - 2 days, as the surface cools.
Asphalt Paving Installation However, more time will be needed to compact the asphalt. After this, the asphalt needs to harden. Under most conditions, you will be able to drive on the driveway within two to three days, but it can take 30 days or more for asphalt to fully cure.