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Re: Garage door detail

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>>  2.  If the garage is
small enough you may fall under the "garage" exception in the UBC which
allows
for diaphragms in rotations for small single story buildings, and then take
all of your load into the other 3 walls.<<

On both projects the garage is small enough for me to opt for #2, though #1
seems quite viable as well.

I will look forward to seeing the APA research report on this when it's
ready. Test data and all that

Thanks for the input!

Kate O'Brien, P.E.