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On 20 Feb 97 Peder Golberg, P.E. writes:
<<A nagging problem up here in the Pacific
Northwest with the vapor barrier is it usually
rains (a lot lately) after the vapor barrier,
sand, and rebar are placed but before the
concrete slab is poured.>>

With the short construction season in Alaska, we
place a lot of our slabs under temporary tenting
(air supported membranes).  We do it to prevent
freezing, but it may be a viable option for you
with regard to the rain problem.

Bruce Hopper, P.E.

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