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Old 12-31-2009, 11:16 AM   #16
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LVL beam spanning 30 feet?

Originally Posted by Colorado Steve View Post
I'm having a breezeway built between my detached garage and house. Builder is going to use a 1 3/4" x 18" LVL beam to span this distance, no supports going to the ground.

The breezeway will be a roof only, no walls. Soffits and facia to match the house and asphalt shigles. Width is 8 feet.

This sound OK to you guys? It's over a concrete drive, so I'd rather not have upright supports if not needed since they'll be in the way of parking, etc.

Thanks for you thoughts on this one.

Thats 8' wide ... WOW!..Nice job framing the place.

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