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I have a 4'x24' hole that im going to cover with steel beams with 1/4 steel plat

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I have a 4'x24' hole that im going to cover with steel beams with 1/4 steel plat e on top and the steel beams will be 4' wide and mounted into concrete on both sides so what size beams or support do you suggest if a 10000 pound vehicle has to drive over it
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1. So the beams will be spanning the 4' direction?
2. Do you know the configuration of your vehicle, axle spacing and axle weights?
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Tractor 10 wheeler and 6 wheelers
Structural Engineer: walkereng, Consultant replied 2 years ago
Few more questions:1. So the beams will be spanning the 4' direction?2. What direction will you vehicle be travelling over the hole? Will they pass over it in the 4' direction or will a line of wheels pass over the 24' direction?3. Are the axle spacings greater than 4' o.c.?
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