Cost to install concrete driveway – 2016 cost calculator (zipcode based)
These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of concrete driveway new installation labor options and material prices here.
These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project – before making any decisions or commitments.
The cost estimate includes:
Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
Costs to prepare the worksite for Concrete Driveway Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
Costs for job cleanup and debris removal at project completion.
Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Concrete Driveway Installation jobs.
The cost estimate does NOT include:
Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems – or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Concrete Driveway Installation. Add 15% to 23% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
Sales tax on materials and supplies.
Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.
Cost to Install a Concrete Driveway – References
Don’t get overcharged! Here’s my concrete slab cost summary Day Concrete Inc, Jun 2016, Website
Unit Pricing Data: 2014 NRMCA Industry Data Survey Pricing Improvenet, Jun 2016, Website
Unit Pricing Data: Northcal Online Lumber Store NRMCA, Jun 2016, Website
Unit Pricing Data: Home Depot Concrete and Masonry Materials Home Depot, Jun 2016, Website
Unit Pricing Data: Lowes Concrete and Masonry Materials Lowes , Jun 2016, Website
Concrete Price Considerations- Cost of Concrete Concrete Network, Jul 2012,
How to Estimate the Cost of Concrete Construction American Society of Professional Estimators, Mar 2010, Bruce E. Schlesier, CPE
Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction American Society of Concrete Contractors, Jan 2005, American Concrete Institute, ISBN 870311670
A Hardscaper’s Challenge: Planning for Profit and Success LandscapeOnline, Jul 2012,