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How much weight will a I beam with the following dementions

Customer Question

How much weight will a I beam with the following dementions hold. 2 5/8 "width,10" height,1/8" thick,20' long
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: Building a bridge and we need to know how many beams like this will we need to drive a pickup across
JA: Is there anything else the Structural Engineer should be aware of?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 3 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 3 months ago.
I can help
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
When will I receive an answer to my question?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 3 months ago.
I apologize for the delay.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 3 months ago.
Do you know the beam designation?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Not sure what you mean
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 3 months ago.
The name of the size, not just the dimensions
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I don't know about designation
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 3 months ago.

Can you draw a cross section of the beam showing all dimensions, including all thicknesses