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(c) Result in the loss of materials already
TM 5-809-10-1, regardless of the stage of design or
construction, and for all other building projects except
where the structural design has progressed beyond the
(d) Require increases in funding which would
feasibility phase provided any of the following condi-
jeopardize the project or other projects in the same
(1) When the buildings have been designed to
model code requirements. Buildings with structural
b. An exception to immediate application of this
designs conforming to the seismic requirements of the
ETL based on any of the conditions in paragraphs
Uniform Building Code, and the National Building
6a(1) and 6a(2) requires the authorization of the
Code and the Standard Building Code including their
1992 supplements and additions, need not follow the
seismic design provisions of TM 5-809-10.
c. Bid openings will be postponed if necessary
to implement this ETL.
(2) When immediate application of this ETL
would cause any of the following conditions:
7. Seismic Risks
(a) Delay critical completion dates.
Requirements and guidance for the evaluation and
(b) Result in an economic loss greater than the
mitigation of seismic risks in existing civil works
cost of the construction already in place.
buildings are being prepared.
FOR THE DIRECTOR OF CIVIL WORKS:
PAUL D. BARBER, P.E.
Chief, Engineering Division
Directorate of Civil Works