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          You might e-mail the list server at seaint-ad(--nospam--at)
Maybe they can figure out why you are recieving the list.

                                                        Greg Smith
-----Original Message-----
From: Deborah Goodacre <dgoodacre(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 1999 4:35 PM
Subject: RE: New Steel to Existing Concrete

>I love talking with Structural engineers but I am not one and am not sure
>why I have received numerous messages like this one all day.   There is
>nothing I can do to help with this situation.  D. Goodacre
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Cain, William [mailto:bcain(--nospam--at)]
>Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 1999 1:49 PM
>To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)'
>Subject: RE: New Steel to Existing Concrete
>Have you tried a rebar detector?
>Bill Cain, SE
>Oakland, CA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Rollo [SMTP:rrollo(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 1999 8:36 AM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)'
> Subject: New Steel to Existing Concrete
> every time we try to connect new steel beams to existing
>concrete columns or beam, the driller will hit rebar despite all
>detailing and layout efforts to the contrary.  obviously, upon hitting
>rebar, the contractor calls for guidance, we attempt to determine
>adequacy of the member with interupted reinforcing, etc. etc.
> anyone have better solution to this age old delema ? short of
>don't connect new steel to old concrete ?
> am i missing something so obvious it is slapping me in the face?
> can i prevent the phone calls next time ? or am i forced to
>accept this as a universal constant ?
> thanks in advance for any thoughts . . .
> robert d. rollo, PE
> Corporate Associate
> rrollo(--nospam--at)
> (806) 747-0161vox
> (806) 747-7146 fax