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I need some quick advise on this topic. I designed a custom home with a
monolithically poured slab on grade. The contractor wants to do the slab as
a two pour because he feels that it is easier to set and locate his
holddowns and anchor bolts. 
I remember some posts regarding problems with two pour slabs and the
potential for sliding during heavy seismic activity.
Is a two pour slab still considered a viable construction method. The
structure is a one story custom home in the Palm Springs area.
Sincerely
Dennis Wish PE

PS: I understand about the necessity to assure that my anchor bolts and
holddowns are properly embedded into the continuous footing of the slab.



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