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And the rigging sub would normally would install any necessary cribbing to bear on that would lower the unit soil pressure to a quite conservative value if tilting is an issue.
Bill Cain, SE
Berkeley CA
-----Original Message-----
From: m_k_gilligan(--nospam--at)
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Sent: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 1:14 AM
Subject: RE: California Bearing Ratio

Two Questions?

1) Why is the Geotechnical Engineer not being
involved?  I would assume that any significant road
construction would have a Geotechnical Engineer.  I
would think that this would be especially true if a
300 ton crane was involved.

2)  Whu are you involved unless you are hired by the
Contractor?  Normally we would identify this as
Contractors means and methods and leave it for him to

Mark Gilligan SE

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