Do you need to put rebar in sidewalks? Rebar isn’t needed for sidewalks if it’s less than 1 foot thick. Steel mesh is better suited for sidewalks. By jonathan|2022-12-20T16:35:49+00:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Concrete Flatwork|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrPinterestVkEmail About the Author: jonathan Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.