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On Thu, 27 Mar 1997 20:19:52 -0600  Bill Polhemus wrote:

>>strengths as high as 10,000 and 12,000 psi.  The M72 section is sort of a
hybrid between a "standard" or 
>>classical AASHTO beam and a bulb-T, with a thin, wide top flange and a
"standard" bottom flange.
>
>In Texas, we also have such an animal as you describe.
>
>Georgia DOT and Alabama HD each have something called a BT-72, which I
>BELIEVE is called a "bulb-tee" but I don't have dimensional info so
>can't tell if it's the same.

We used to use the BT72.  It's very similar to the M72, with only minor
dimensional differences.

Nigel

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