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0252 Driveways Contribute to Foundation Cracking - Structure Structural Foundation
 
0252 Driveways Contribute to Foundation Cracking - Structure Structural Foundation -

Image Text: The load of heavy vehicles can be translated into horizontal forces capable of causing horizontal cracking > surface water flow > if the driveway slopes towards the house, large amounts of water can collect next to the foundations leading to high hydrostatic pressures and possible horizontal cracking > force > backfill > wall framing > floor framing > foundation wall > footing

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