continuous foundation

continuous foundation

A foundation which supports a number of independent loads.
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5o Elevation may be achieved through a variety of methods, including elevating on continuous foundation walls; elevating on open foundations, such as piles, piers, posts or columns; and elevating on fill.
Executed without a single injury, the operation marked what project officials note is a new volume threshold for a continuous foundation pour: 21,200 yd.
The foundation will include a continuous foundation wall, a majority of it below grade, six-inch slab on grade, and concrete pier that support main structural frame elements.

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