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I have a span of 28 feet from wall to wall with a 8x8x16

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Customer: I have a span of 28 feet from wall to wall with a 8x8x16 block foundation 2 ft. high. can I use a triple 93/4 x 11/2x 28 LVL for support?
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Customer: The structure was built in the 70s. It is a one story fellowship building. We are wanting to remove 2 folding doors with a column and open the area .
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

Can you take a look at the following link and answer the questions at the bottom of the sheet? Your answers will allow me to accurately model the loading and size your beam. Thanks

https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B3LjUB_rxIbcNVlreGljdFZUZ3kxTHhvVDFnRV9uQQ

Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

Let me know when you come back online

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