Structural Soil

A subsoil that is characterized by a mix of sand, gravel or clay that is often sufficiently compact to be able to support the load of a building. Sometimes referred to as ‘load bearing soil’. In the upper Midwest structural, load bearing soils are often found 3” to 12” below surface soils or ‘top soil’ which are not capable of supporting the weight of buildings or paved surfaces.

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