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- Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:47:30 -0900
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The barn will be located on a private lot and was cleared last fall. I am interested in using the sonotube only as a form, I am not sure about the soils staying in place after the hole is augured. Another option is to use one of the flared footing forms that the sonotube is stuck on top of. I can then use the weight of the soil above to resist the uplift.
On 2/24/2014 8:46 AM, Chuck Utzman wrote:
No, it won't rot but why use it? The only time I use it is to prevent drilled piers from collapsing or to prevent mushrooming at the top.Chuck Utzman,P.E. On 2/24/2014 9:40 AM, nma wrote:Doesn't the Sonotube usually rot out? I've seen something like this also but in metal sheds made out of bent tubing and corrugated sheet metal. The prospective client came to me because his engineer couldn't get this design passed by the local jurisdiction.Neil Moore, PE, SE neil moore and associates consulting structural engineers shingle springs, california 530 677-4308 www.nma-se.com On 2/24/2014 8:49 AM, Drew Morris wrote:I am reviewing the design of a foundation for a small barn for horses, 30' x 36'. The designer is using sonotubes of various diameters with
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