I have a project where they want to build a new light industrial building in the same location the old building was located. The old building was damaged by a tornado. They want to leave the old foundation in place, add a minimum of 3 feet of fill, and then build the new foundation. The new building is larger than the old building so some of the new footings will be located over the old foundation and some will not. The new foundation will be monolithic with about a 6" slab and about 24" deep grade beams and footings. It will be the same construction company that built the original building.
What are your thoughts on this? Assuming adequate compaction, I can't think of any problems.
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