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Stan, Our office policy not the "standard of care in Calif."  Sorry for not
being clear.  GR.

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From: sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com [mailto:sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 4:26 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Cc: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Requiring soils reports


Not so! We use 1000psf and only do soil report for larger projects- about
half of all projects.

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 13:14:02 -0800 "George Richards P.E."
<george(--nospam--at)borm.com> writes:
> In Calif.  Always a soil report before design.  
> 
> George Richards, ARCE CalPoly SLO
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Albert Meyer [mailto:Ameyer(--nospam--at)martinaia.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 12:14 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Requiring soils reports
> 
> 
> I'm interested in knowing how many of you require that soils reports 
> be
> provided prior to the start of a building design, and how many 
> assume soil
> properties to do foundation design with the caveat that a soils
> investigation be done prior to the start of construction, and any 
> changes
> required to the structural plans due to the differences between 
> assumed and
> actual soil conditions are an additional service.  Thanks in advance 
> for
> your response.
> 
> Albert J. Meyer, Jr., P.E.
> Martin-Espenlaub Engineering
> Philadelphia PA
> (215) 665-8570 Tel
> (215) 561-5064 Fax
> ameyer(--nospam--at)martinaia.com
> 
> 
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