Last year (October 2012), I moved into a 70-year old house in Etobicoke. The previous owners had laid a driveway consisting entirely of pea-gravel. The idea of attempting to shovel snow on pea gravel over the winter was not appealing. Plus, everyday walking and taking the garbage out each week was extra annoying on the pea-gravel surface.
Ludwig Paving came to rescue very late in their season and after some delays due to weather and scheduling was able to lay down a smooth, new asphalt driveway just in time for winter. It's been a year now and I've had no problems. I