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I vote for sequential underpinning (A-B-C slot cut method) and a design mix that
would provide high-early strength and of low shrinkage potential.

Steven A.
Los Angeles




npitera(--nospam--at)mmm.com wrote:

> Thanks for the feedback. I appreciate everyone's input on this topic.
>  I have contacted an the AB Chance's local contractor, and helical screw piles
> may be a good solution for increasing the  soil bearing capacity below the strip
> footing and perhaps for the tying back the masonry wall.
>
> Regards,
>
> Nick.
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> August 21, 2002
>
> Nick
>
> You may want to consider using a retrofit helical steel screw pile.   They
> work exceptionally well to give added support under new point loads at
> existing continuous footings.  A good source is Chance Anchors.
> www.abchance.com
> I have used them successfully on several projects.  It is an ICBO approved
> system with special inspection.
>
> With Joy & Hope
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> Bob Freeman, Architect
> Structural Designer
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