boring tests

boring tests

Tests conducted to determine the soil's load-bearing ability to support a building or other improvement,and the size of the footings necessary.Also called compaction tests.

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Briggs noted in her decision that because Green never ordered underground boring tests to measure the extent of the land movement, he could not prove that new roads built to serve the subdivision would be stable.
Woodward- Clyde Consultants' soil boring tests assessed the land's slope stability, while the Summit County Soil and Waten?