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Old 10-07-2005, 01:16 PM   #1
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Default How wide is a standard double car driveway?

I'm wanting to add a driveway to the back of my house and I'm trying to get an extremely rough estimate on how much pavestone I need. I figure I need the driveway to be 32 feet long at least.....but how wide should it be? I'm thinking about 16 feet? Thanks....
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:17 PM   #2
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It should be wide enough to fit 2 cars side by side on it
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:17 PM   #3
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Twice the width of a standard car driveway
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:19 PM   #4
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Twice the width of a standard car driveway
Wrong. A single car driveway has no accounting for opening the doors. For a double car driveway you have to leave enough space to open the doors between the vehicles.
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wider than my ruler, a meter stick and even the two combined.
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:19 PM   #6
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Twice the width of a standard car driveway
Wrong. A single car driveway has no accounting for opening the doors. For a double car driveway you have to leave enough space to open the doors between the vehicles.
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:20 PM   #7
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I could go out and measure my driveway for ya.... but im too lazy.. and my driveway is kinda too narrow for 2 cars if we dont park just right we hit each others car getting in and out of the doors.
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:20 PM   #8
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Break out a measuring tape and open your cars doors, then take a measurement
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How wide is a standard double car driveway?
Twice the width of a standard car driveway
Wrong. A single car driveway has no accounting for opening the doors. For a double car driveway you have to leave enough space to open the doors between the vehicles.
Thus, I asked the question. I figured someone might have an idea. Anyone can multiply the width of a driveway by 2. I just need a number I can base my approximate pavestone needs off from so I know how much money I'm going to be spending. Thanks-
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:22 PM   #10
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Twice the width of a standard car driveway
Wrong. A single car driveway has no accounting for opening the doors. For a double car driveway you have to leave enough space to open the doors between the vehicles.
Thus, I asked the question. I figured someone might have an idea. Anyone can multiply the width of a driveway by 2. I just need a number I can base my approximate pavestone needs off from so I know how much money I'm going to be spending. Thanks-

A quick google says a two car driveway should not be any less than 16ft in width (10ft for a single car, BOOYA EYEMWING)
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:23 PM   #11
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20 feet.
Give it some room.....
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A quick google says a two car driveway should not be any less than 16ft in width (10ft for a single car, BOOYA EYEMWING)
yeah he is a tard.
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Old 10-07-2005, 01:25 PM   #13
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20 feet.
Give it some room.....
I may shoot for 18-20....which makes me wonder how much pavestone I'm going to get stuck having to buy... I guess we'll see if I can get it for free or at cost through some "connections".
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your double garage door is 16' wide, so just add however many feet your preference is to each side.
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20 feet.
Give it some room.....
I may shoot for 18-20....which makes me wonder how much pavestone I'm going to get stuck having to buy... I guess we'll see if I can get it for free or at cost through some "connections".
it's doubtful with whatever 'connections' that you'd be given about 400 sq ft of pavestone for free. I would shoot for at least 600 sq ft myself if even a modest driveway.
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