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Tract A ofthe Villa Alegre Development

Slabs should bear on a minimum of three feet of structural fill.

Prior to

placing slabs or structural fill, the natural soils should be stripped of vegetation,

scarified

to

a

depth

of eight

inches,

and

moistened

to

a

near

optimum

(+3%)

moisture content.

The exposed soils should then be compacted to a minimum of

95% of maximum density as determined by ASTM D-1557. All fill should be placed and compacted as detailed in the attached Appendix.

below

slabs

8.0

RETAINING WALLS

Retaining walls anticipated to exceed

constructed four feet in

in conjunction with this

height.

If

higher

walls

or

project

are not

unusual

loading

conditions such as sloping surcharges are anticipated, recommendations.

backfill, slopes below this office should be

retaining contacted

wall

footings or

for

supplemental

Foundations for retaining walls may be designed for a maximum toe bearing

pressure

of

1500

pounds

per

square

foot.

Retaining

wall

footings

should

be

embedded a minimum of twenty-four inches below lowest placing footings, the exposed soils should be scarified to

adjacent grade. Prior to a depth of eight inches,

moisture conditioned to a near optimum (±3%) moisture content, and compacted a minimum of95% of maximum density as determined by ASTM D-1557.

to

V &A Project No.:

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