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I would like to intersect and joist hang an 8ft load bearing

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I would like to intersect and joist hang an 8ft load bearing wall onto an 3.5"x14" lvl. What size lvl do I need?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 9 months ago.

Hello.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 9 months ago.

You can plan for a 3.5" x 11.25" beam for the 8' beam in the load bearing wall.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
LVL joist hanger is ok to intersect the two?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 9 months ago.

Yes.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 9 months ago.

It needs a capacity of 3,600 pounds.

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