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Existing deck has a center line glulam spanning 20' with 7'

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existing deck has a center line glulam spanning 20' with 7' 2x8 joist on both sides 16" on center. Porch size 20 x 14. Due to water rot at the vertical support block column my existing 6 x 14 x 20 glulam is reduced to 10.5" (not 14") at vertical.
My question: what is my load currently assuming 6"x10.5"x20'. Am I within safe limits?
Thank you
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  walkereng replied 2 years ago.
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