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Re: Increasing Bearing Capacity of Footings

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Sleiman Serhal wrote:
> 
> Is it possible to increase the bearing capacity of a footing by
> enlarging it without underpinning ?
> 
> Moni Serhal


You might consider grout injection of the soil below and surrounding the
footing to produce a large and deep 'pad' of stiff soil for the footing
to bear on.

Lew Midlam, P.E.
http://www.lcm.com