211 - Abutments, Piers, and Walls

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211.6 - ABUTMENTS AND CONVENTIONAL RETAINING WALLS

211.6.3 - Bearing Resistance and Stability at the Strength Limit State

211.6.3.3 - Eccentricity Limits

SPECIFICATIONS COMMENTARY
The following shall replace A11.6.3.3.

For foundations on soil, the location of the resultant of the reaction forces shall be within the middle one-half of the base width (maximum eccentricity of one-fourth times the base width).

For foundation on rock, the location of the resultant of the reaction forces shall be within the middle two-thirds of the base width (maximum eccentricity of one-third times the base width).

C211.6.3.3

The second sentence of AC11.6.3.3 shall be deleted.