Tract B ofthe Villa Alegre Development
Slabs should bear on a minimum of three feet of structural fill.
placing slabs or structural fill, the natural soils should be stripped of vegetation,
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.
Retaining walls anticipated to exceed
constructed four feet in
in conjunction with this
conditions such as sloping surcharges are anticipated, recommendations.
backfill, slopes below this office should be
Foundations for retaining walls may be designed for a maximum toe bearing
pressure of embedded a
1500 pounds per square foot. minimum of twenty-four inches
Retaining wall footings should be below lowest adjacent grade. Prior to
placing footings, the moisture conditioned
exposed to a near
soils should be scarified to a depth of eight inches, optimum (+3%) moisture content, and compacted to
a minimum of950/0 of maximum density as determined by ASTM
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