May 10 Daily Question: Cement Type and Exposure Category for a Foundation

NCEES Civil PE Specification VII.C.: Concrete


You have been contracted to install a new transformer foundation at a petrochemical facility. A geotechnical report for the site states that all foundations are to be installed at least 3 feet below grade to overcome the soil frost depth. The report also states the soil at site has high sulfur content. What type of cement type and exposure category is most appropriate for the new foundation?

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