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I am building a atv bridge. Needs to support ~750lb. It

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I am building a atv bridge. Needs to support ~750lb. It spans 18' feet. Will 2 beams of 3 ply 2x10's work?
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Customer: I am building a atv bridge. Needs to support ~750lb. It spans 18' feet. Will 2 beams of 3 ply 2x10's work?
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: The 2 beams will have 2X10 planking
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.
I can help
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Hello. Will the 2 beams of 3 ply 2x10's work for 750 lb?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.
What species of lumber do you want to use?
How wide will the bridge be? What is the city and state so I can look at snow loading?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Southern pine. It will be 6' wide. I'm in Richmond, Va
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.
You would need three 2x12 southern pine no. 2 for each beam
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.
No problem. I'm happy to help. Good luck with your project
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.
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