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Thanks Scott:

I did not find anything in the archives or I would not have asked again.

Dave Smith
Smith Associates
Gainesville, GA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott Maxwell" <smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 5:20 PM
Subject: Re: Concrete at sign pole base


> David,
>
> I would suggest rather than asking people to repeat stuff, that you take a
> look in the archives.  You should find the messages of interest here:
>
> http://www.euken.net/group/seaint/mailarchive/2005c/
>
> Note that even though it only is supposed to have messages through Sept,
> it does currently have the October messages there.  Look for the following
> subject to find the old messages: "Sign post embedded in concrete
> footing".
>
> HTH,
>
> Scott
> Adrian, MI
>
>
> On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, David Smith wrote:
>
> > My apologies to the list.  I saw a brief discussion on this subject a
short time ago and at the time did not pay attention to it.
> >
> > Lo and behold!  A Gwinnett County building inspector has indicated that
I must provide 12 # 6 bars for a 36 inch diameter by 3'-9" deep concrete
surround for a 4" HSS sign post.  The sign is only 11 feet high by 10' wide
with two poles.  The steel poles extend all the way to the bottom of the
hole.
> >
> > The concrete is being used for protection of the steel and to spread out
the soil pressure.
> >
> > Would some of you be so kind as to repeat some of the code references
mentioned?
> >
> > What would be a typical minimum reinforcing percentage?
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Dave Smith
> > Smith Associates
> > Gainesville, GA
> >
>
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