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Old 01-04-2018, 10:22 PM   #1
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Capping off an old sewer line under concrete


As part of a basement project, I may need to relocate a stretch of 3" ABS sewer line so that it intersects with the main sewer line about 2 feet upstream from where it currently intersects.

My plan is to leave a length of the old 3" sewer line in place (about 18" or so) and cap it off by connecting it to a short piece of 3" PVC pipe with a Fernco coupling. I will then solvent weld a PVC cap to the end of the PVC pipe, and bury the whole thing in cement.

Is that plan code compliant?
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Old 01-05-2018, 08:18 AM   #2
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Codes are local not that anyone is going to know what you did since it won't be seen. I would ask a local plumber.
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