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     The joint should be between L/2 to L/4. L/2  would be ideal. There should be no rebar  splices at the joint if possible.







From: John Nader [mailto:johnenader(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 8:46 AM
To: seaint
Subject: Vertical joint in Matt (raft) foundation


What is there to consider when placing vertical cold joints in a Matt foundation?  I am placing the cold joint in between two columns, providing a continuous keyway and keeping the surface rough. 
Thanks in advance for any input,

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