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1704.7.4 Special Inspection of Soils Investigations, Borings and Test Pits
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Boring operations shall be subject to continuous special inspection to verify compliance with Section 1802. Soil sample recovery operations for test pits shall be subject to continuous special inspection to verify compliance with Section 1802.
The special inspector's report shall include statements attesting to the following: that borings were performed in accordance with the procedures established in Section 1802.5, that 50 percent or more of the borings were witnessed directly by the registered design professional designated for this special inspection, the identification of those borings, the name and address of the individual(s) that witnessed any other borings, the borings and/or test pits so inspected were made and carried to the depths indicated; that to the best of the special inspector's knowledge and belief, the description and classification of the soils are a true description of the samples recovered from the respective borings and/or test pits: that such samples were recovered at the levels indicated; and that the boring and/or test pit work progressed in such manner that the samples recovered are reasonably representative of the subsurface conditions.