Frequently Asked Questions about Sidewalk and Concrete
Q. How Long Does Concrete Last?
Concrete installations can last anywhere between 30 and 100 years. The factors that determine its lifespan include the quality of materials and installation and general traffic.
Q. What Defects Does the DOT Look For?
Most often, the DOT will issue a citation for the following issues:
- Collapsed sidewalk
- Trip hazards
- Tree roots
- Improper slopes
- Shoddy patch work
Q. What Factors Damage My Sidewalk?
Shifting ground, heavy rainfall, tree roots, and general traffic account for most of the damage your sidewalk could endure.