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assuming you already have a concrete floor? breaking it up, carting out the dirt will be the dirty work, hard labor... hopefully you have an open access to the outside like a wide window...

Another question, perhaps irrelevant, is whether the concrete is post-tension. Cutting one of those cables would be bad (maybe lethal).

I would contact an engineer, and I'm sure something like this would need a permit. I agree the actual labor is probably do-able, but I'd probably hire it out anyway (this would exceed my "save a little money" versus "break my back and need a chiropractor" threshold).

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