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1808.2.8.8 Overloads on Piers or Piles
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The maximum compressive load on any pier or pile due to mislocation shall not exceed 110 percent of the allowable design load. If the total load on any pile, so determined, is in excess of one hundred ten percent of the allowable load bearing capacity, correction shall be made by installing additional piles or by other methods of load distribution as required to reduce the maximum pile load to one hundred ten percent of the capacity.