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Stan:

Thank you for your input.

Gautam
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From: Stanley E Scholl <sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 21:09:19 -0700
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: retaining wall design


> I believe you need to arrange for someone to excavate and determine the
> layout of the existing building footings. You should also study the Code
> requirements for building next to existing buildings. The owner of the
> building may be required to underpin/lower his footings to meet the new
> requirements from your project. You may have to building your wall in
> short sections while skipping sections which will be constructed in later
> stages.
> 
> Stan Scholl, PE
> Laguna Beach, CA
> 
> On Wed, 10 Jul 2002 09:43:11 -0500 "G Manandhar" <grm(--nospam--at)engineer.com>
> writes:
> > I have been asked to design a five foot tall retaining wall.  A three 
> > story apartment complex lies about three feet away from the proposed 
> > retaining wall.  The client does not have access to the structural 
> > drawings for the apartment complex.  Could you all advice me on what 
> > to look out for during the desing phase and also during the 
> > construction phase so that there is no damage to the apartment 
> > complex.
> > 
> > Thanks in advance.
> > 
> > Gautam Manandhar
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