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I am in the process of complete an job estimate backyard

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I am in the process of complete an job estimate for a backyard patio with roofing over it. I need price, specification for the concrete strength and so on. The patio or deck should I say, have a dimension of 32 ft L x 22 ft W x 3 ft H. Being done with concrete slab seating above a concrete cross beams in the form of a + (cross 32 ft by 22 ft) with a concrete pier of 18 inches round by 3 ft b/gnd supporting the very center of the cross. Having a corrugated metal as concrete form under, 5/8"rebars and interlocking on meeting points, footing of 18 inches by 3 ft b/gnd against the existing house foundation, being interlocked with metal bars between new and existing footing. The edge of the slab should seat on top of retainer wall blocks (should I have a foundation holding the slab separated from the retainer wall ?). Roof being framed with shingles, vented soft and finish columns. (how many). The patio finish floor should be paving blocks. A fireplace on the corner should be built. 5 ft steps going down from patio. Railing a must.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Hello. No can help.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
It's not clear exactly what you want? An estimate? Something else?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I need to find out the thickness, strength, psi pressure to accept paving block of the slab and the concrete cross beam height, with and psi. It is a concrete sub floor deck with paving stone finish floor 3ft above ground.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
and price too for the concrete work, paving blocks and retainer wall blocks.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
I can only provide guidance on the structural aspects. I can give rough estimates of cost, but it will vary based on location and contractor pool.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Some of this is very specific. Is a design already complete? Do you have drawings?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I sent the drawings. Few files
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Alex Deck Paving (1).pdf
Alex Deck Paving Veranda-Footing.pdf
Alex Proposed Chimney.pdf
Alex Proposed Deck Retainer wall.pdf
Alex Retainer Footing.pdf
Alex Veranda.pdf
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
http://f01.justanswer.com.s3.amazonaws.com/uy60KR6Q/Alex+Deck+Paving+%281%29.pdfhttp://f01.justanswer.com.s3.amazonaws.com/vk8OoJnY/Alex+Deck+Paving+Veranda-Footing.pdfhttp://f01.justanswer.com.s3.amazonaws.com/7iIP5NIc/Alex+Proposed+Chimney.pdfhttp://f01.justanswer.com.s3.amazonaws.com/HC3JIGpD/Alex+Proposed+Deck+Retainer+wall.pdfhttp://f01.justanswer.com.s3.amazonaws.com/NmUDHaEl/Alex+Retainer+Footing.pdfhttp://f01.justanswer.com.s3.amazonaws.com/QXNTHfFj/Alex+Veranda.pdf
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
You show a retaining wall that is not retaining any soil, but stepped back and supporting a concrete slab.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
This needs quite a bit of work. You have piers (I'm not sure why, is the soil no good) mixed with footings. There is a concrete slab supported on face stones.

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