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Our residential clients have been pushing the time frame on when they can start running block after a slab pour.  Our standard has been 3 days.  However, some clients think this is too long, and we have recently found one placing block a mere 20hours after the pour…


So the questions has been brought up – what is the fastest time frame for block placement? Any code ref’s I can from here?


Richard Calvert, EIT 

Project Engineer


Lindemann Bentzon Bojack

Architects & Engineers

290 Citrus Tower Blvd, Suite 200, Clermont, Fl. 34711

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