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Issue: Church built in 1847. We had a large funeral this

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Issue: Church built in 1847. We had a large funeral this weekend. Several folks who were heavy congregated in one spot. Cracks were heard, the floor sunk 1". A contractor went below tonite and took pics. Horizontal crack. Advice?
JA: OK. Is there anything else important you think the structural engineer should know?
Customer: Beam is in crawl space.
Submitted: 26 days ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 26 days ago.

I can help

Expert:  walkereng replied 26 days ago.

Can you share any of the pictures with me?

Customer: replied 26 days ago.
They are on my husband's computer. Could share tomorrow? We are east coast and he is in bed.sorry
Customer: replied 26 days ago.
Know a costly repair or expensive replacement is ahead. Very concerned re safety. Area impacted is in front of church area 4 x 4 (with I am sure but length unsure as visual has the baseboard cracked and can see floor dip.) Church is 40 x 40
Customer: replied 26 days ago.
Just checking - are you answering?
Expert:  walkereng replied 26 days ago.

That will be fine. I will be traveling today so may not be able to get to your question till tomorrow. Let me know when you have your pictures.

There is a button on Chat Window that allows you to attach files.

Expert:  walkereng replied 23 days ago.

Let me know when you come back online

Expert:  walkereng replied 21 days ago.

I am still here to help if you need it.

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