I have this soil report that says "The structure to be constructed can be supported by shallow spread footings embedded at least 1.80 m below existing ground surface". It goes on to say that the foundation "can be designed with an allowable soil bearing capacity of 200 kPa for gravity loads". Yet, the soil report also says that "The site is prone to liquefaction".
Can I follow the soil report's recommendation?
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