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I currently have 3- 2x12 treated beam supported by 6 x6

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I currently have 3- 2x12 treated beam supported by 6 x6 posts 11' apart...can I move one of the support posts 4' over to the left and create a beam span of approx. 15 ft. by bolting a treated engineered 3 1/2" x 11 1/2" beam alongside the 2 x 12s
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

Hello. I can help

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

Are the 2x12 spliced?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

How long are the 2x12s? 20' is typically the longest length.

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