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From: Paul Blomberg [mailto:paul.blomberg(--nospam--at)gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 11:36 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Cost Effective Mechanical Lap Splice?

If the lap splice length isn't there, perhaps you could go with a mechanical rebar coupler.  If the splice length is close to what is needed, try a higher strength concrete mix and see if the shorter splice length works.
 
Paul.
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On 12/3/08, Bill Allen <t.w.allen(--nospam--at)cox.net> wrote:

I'm working on a project where the contractor has installed too short of a dowel coming out of a footing for a retaining wall. I've considered excess reinforcement, but the required lap is still more than what I have.

 

What is the most cost effective lap splice?

 

Thanks,

 

 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E.

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