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I need to size a lintel front porch

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I need to size a lintel for a front porch
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
What is the span? Supporting a roof only?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Span is 6'. Roof only
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hello - im new to this. What is the usual turn around time for an answer? Thanks!
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
I need the beam span and the rafter span. I also need the city and state. I will get you the answer quickly after that information is provided.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi - beam span is 6'. No overhang. This is in Chicago, IL. Attached should help.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for the sketch. I will review it tonight
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
What height and thickness of brick does it support? What is the length of the rafters framing to the beam?

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