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My experience is to place tie ground beams on top of pad footings. 


On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 11:27:47 -0800 (PST), ASLCSE(--nospam--at)aol.com <ASLCSE(--nospam--at)aol.com> wrote:
> I usually make the top of the tie beam at the same elevation as the top of
> the pile cap and make the pile cap at least 4 inches deeper than the
> tie-beam (or grade beam).
> Hope this helps.
> Antonio S. Luisoni
> Consulting S.E.
> Granada Hills, CA

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