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A propane truck drove through my bridge. Am looking to replace it but need to be sure the replacement can hold the new and likely full truck. The span is about 30 feet but we are thinking of using steel or aluminum to prebuild the bridge and then deck it on site. Will likely exceed the creek banks so probably 40 foot across. Can you tell me what we need for size of beams/stringers? … read more
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I NEED TO BUILD A BEAM BRIDGE ACROSS A SMALL (2" WIDE CREEK)
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hi, I lost my bridge in Irene. I would like to know if two
hi, I lost my bridge in Irene. I would like to know if two 50' , 18" high, 6 1/4" wide flange that is 11/16" thick, with a web of 7/16" thick would be able to support?… read more
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My bridge was washed out in the recent Colorado floods. I have
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