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Posted by Dale Harkins on November 21st, 1997 11:51 AM
In reply to beam spans-barn floor by Eric on November 16th, 1997 07:38 PM [Go to top of thread]

We are architects that have done a similar type of project. We removed 6 interior columns to allow a very large barn to be used as a 200 seat summer theater. Even though we are very comfortable with sizing structural beams, we hired a structural engineer to size the beams and design the connections (also very important). And that would be our suggestion to you - hire a structural engineer.


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