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Old 05-08-2008, 08:19 PM
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Originally Posted by 1ownerT
I hate to say this, in 28 years of working construction I have never seen a slab prepped like yours.
What is under the poly?
It may be deceiving but it looks like a lot of the rebar is laying on the poly.
There should be two #5's min. in the thickened edges, rebar should have a min. 3' clearance from the dirt.
If you streach a string line from side to side, what do you have for concrete depth?
Dirt is under the poly. You are right, the rebar is on the poly vapor barrier in the pic.
Plastic chairs will be installed before the inspector arrives getting the rebar up the correct distance. There are 4 #5s in the beams, 2 low and 2 high. Strings were stretched and it is 6" minimum concrete depth.
The beams are 24" deep and 12 feet apart which exceeds the code for San Angelo.
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