Concrete Q&A: Do Details in the Structural or Architectural Sheets Eliminate Tolerances?
Bruce A. Suprenant and Jim Klinger
Appears on pages(s):
contractor, drawing, slab, column
This month’s Q&A discusses a disagreement between a subcontractor and a general contractor (GC) on tolerances governing concrete work on the project. While the subcontractor believes that 1 in. tolerances in ACI 117-10(15) for horizontal deviations for edge-of-slab location and column location apply, the GC insists on a zero-tolerance condition illustrated in a detail drawing.