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Atypical Construction Sites: Building on Sanitary Landfill, Man-Made Fills, and Unusual Soils — Pile Buck Magazine

View complete article here. There are situations where structures are built upon something other than naturally occurring soil. It is possible to build over a sanitary landfill, for example. City neighborhoods have been built upon man-made fills. There are other unusual soils that present challenges to construction, such as chemically reactive or lateritic soils. It…

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