> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurence B. Oeth III [mailto:viacalx(--nospam--at)europa.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 1999 7:24 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Reinforcement Shop Drawing Review
> Well, I asked this question once before and received only 2 replies
> (thoughtful and appreciated to be sure) so I will now ask the question
> again another way.
> Reinforced concrete design/specification:
> 1. Do you or your firm specify review of reinforcing shop drawings on
> your projects as a matter of policy?
No. We do primarily TxDOT work, and TxDOT doesn't require it, so we don't.
> 2. Do you consider such review to be the "standard of care" in your
> community, with such service customarily being provided to clients?
I can add that, in the "industrial" sector (e.g. petrochemical, etc.) it is
NOT the "standard of care."
> 3. Are you aware of problems arising (for the engineer) from NOT
> specifying and then reviewing shop drawings?
If you mean "reinforcing steel shop drawings," the answer is "yes." I've
always felt I should at least be sent a copy of them for cursory review.
I specify such reviews whenever I am able to do so.
> Please respond to me privately [viacalx(--nospam--at)europa.com] with either yes or
> no to each question to speed things up and not clutter the
> page. I will
> post results for open discussion after a week or so.
Oops, sorry. Oh well...