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The building is 24'x40'.The walls are exterior 2"x6" hemfer

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The building is 24'x40'.The walls are exterior 2"x6" hemfer construction.I would like to do a concrete footing & POST CONSTRUCTION with a I-beam/H-beam on top of the post.The walls have 1/2" sheetrock as well as the ceiling.How far apart would the post have to be apart and what size of beam would I need. David Magana
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

Hello

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

I can help. Can you post a sketch?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
hello
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
where are we at with this?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Can't post a sketch.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

Ok. Let me ask some questions

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

Do you want to replace all 4 exterior walls with posts and beams?

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