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    ronnyballgame Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 13, 2007, 11:36 AM
    Pouring Concrete Slap over Concrete piers
    I drew a fairly detailed drawing of the slab that I wanted, with the piers (flagpole support piers, with pipes down to put poles into) shown so they could do it all in one pour. Well, I guess our general contractor cannot read the drawings because all I got were the piers with the metal in them. My question is... can I pour a 4: slab over the top of these piers that will not crack. I think I know the answer (NO) but I would like to get some opinions. They are about 9' apart, in a triangle shape. I need to do this to put the "memorial" bricks that people bought to pay for this screwed up mess. Any help will be appreciated.
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    Sep 13, 2007, 09:49 PM
    Ronnie, Don't go andget all upset ,things are going to be o>k. I!ve poured concrete over the top of piers. Since back in the good old days 9 1950!s Although they had rebar stubbed up out of them. Now you can take some #5 rebar, drill you some holes in each pier { 4 each pier, sticking out of concrete about 2", lay rebar horz. tied to ones stick pu extend each side past outside edge of pier about 12 to 18"} pour concrete, use the wire mesh for concrete, or use the fiberious concerte. Have the concrete finisher put in control joints ( plastic) or cut >:":":++

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