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How to set a 20' metal pole in the ground? How deep should

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how to set a 20' metal pole in the ground? How deep should the hole be? Can it be set in concrete?An inspector once told me that wood or metal should never come into contact with concrete because it will rot over time? What is the solution? Thank you
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.
Steel can be embedded in concrete. Old structures often used concrete encased steel as fire protection
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.
What is the pole supporting?

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