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Since the footing is "large and deep", both the vertical and horizontal construction or expansion joints can be utilized to partition the concrete pour. Note, other than the capability/capacity of the concrete plant and crew to produce and handle the concrete placement, the amount of heat generated during hydration needs to be evaluated, as it is ...


-Yes, it is possible and is routinely done. A couple of concerns, Massive concrete creates a huge amount of heat and thermal expansion, thus the elaborate systems of cooling the pour. Also the curing under different climates is not good so careful planning is needed. The cold joint should be placed far from a critical change in stress.

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