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Denounce, remove, replace.

Juan C. Gray

Dave Anderson wrote:
> Hi
> I need some opinion regard field matter
> I specified 20 GA steel decking to span 8 ft  with 4 1/2 " light weight
> concrete the contractor change the direction of steel decking without
> consulting me and  span it 12 feet without shoring one area deflect and
> buckled out
> about 8x12 feet  so he called me to fixed
> what you think
> 1- adding a beam under the deflected area
>      which is deformed,but it is very strong
> 2- remove the deformed (roof) decking and replaced
>      with new one and pour new concrete
> thanks in advance
> Dave A. P.E.