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Re: code soil values vs. site specific values

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Obviously no landslides, expansive soils, collapsible soils, shrinkage, liquefaction, etc., etc., who needs a soils engineer anyway?...it would make too much sense to plan ahead and see if a problem exists prior to it happening...let alone save some liability ...

merrick group wrote:

Section 1805 describes when to use a soils engineer.
Footings with more than a continuous load of 2 k/ft or 50k at isolated
footings.
I have deisgned with and without soils reports.
Without, is mostly with the UMB provisions.
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