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- Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:56:33 -0700
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They must have no clue about cost of construction of a wall on typ footing compared to caissons...especially on hillsides. -----Original Message----- From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com] On Behalf Of Tarek Mokhtar Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 4:35 PM To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Masonry Question He did not offer an alternative, Had to meet with the building official, and HE needed convincing as well > How did they want it supported? > > On 6/4/2014 2:05 PM, Tarek Mokhtar wrote: >> I was told recently by a plan checker that I could not use caissons >> to support a retaining wall, swear I am not making this up >> >> Tarek >> >>> Idiotic as it was (increase the anchor diameter by 14", and the >>> embedment by 2") the requirement in my case was the last holdout of >>> the initial list of like 12 comments. After a couple of >>> teleconferences with the building official and planchecker on one >>> side and a hysterical client on the other side, I decided that it >>> was wise to cave in on this single issue. >>> And I did. >>> >>> ______________________________ ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Post your message to the list by sending it to: SEAINT-SEAOSC(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. The email messages sent to the list will be saved in an archive on the World Wide Web. These archives are located at: http://archive.mail-list.com/SEAINT-SEAOSC To contact the list owner, send your message to: SEAINT-SEAOSC-list-owner(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. Sponsored By: Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Group, Inc. (PSFEG) To unsubscribe, switch to/from digest, get on/off vacation, or change your email address, click here. <http://cgi.mail-list.com/u?ln=seaint-seaosc&nm=seaintma%40euken.net>
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