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standards for building near an existing quarry

standards for building near an existing quarry

standards for building near an existing quarry

I'm from Jersey and understand that there are state standards on the blasting in quarry's. My question is ..Are there any state standards on building foundations on property adjacent to an existing quarry? This property in question is on steep slopes and rock outcrops.How could you build foundations to handle the constant blasting from the quarry?

RE: standards for building near an existing quarry

The vibration limits imposed on Quarries are intended to prevent damage to nearby structures. There should be no need for any special foundation design. The quarry blasting will be noticeable and potentially annoying, however, it should not damage the home foundation

RE: standards for building near an existing quarry

Please refer to responses to your posting dated 6/24/02.

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