Sandra Scallan, Reichel, Claudette Hanks
CMU block stem wall on footings to elevate house with slab cap on fill within (no crawl space). Less impact on floodplain and neighbors than raising whole site.
Top course shaped to provide form for slab cap
Roy Domangue (builder) putting rebar reinforcement in the stem walls
Stem wall CMUs are filled with concrete
Layer of limestone fill within stem walls
Layers of stable soil fill within stem walls
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture