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I have a 20' wide and 12' tall door opening and I would like

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I have a 20' wide and 12' tall door opening and I would like to make the door opening 14' tall. Right now I have 5' above the door of cinder block filled with cement. If I cut out 24" to 32" of block how heavy of I-beam do I use to support the load on the roof. I have a 12 x 4 pitch roof with asphalt shingles and we are in northern utah, ogden. Thank you Larry
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 9 months ago.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have a 20' wide and 12' tall door opening and I would like to make the door opening 14' tall. Right now I have 5' above the door of cinder block filled with cement. If I cut out 24" to 32" of block how heavy of I-beam do I use to support the load on the roof. I have a 12 x 4 pitch roof with asphalt shingles and we are in northern utah, ogden. Thank you Larry

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