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I have done this , with no problem whatsoever. You should check the rust
buildup in the gusset plates , to determine what size of bolt to use.

Juan Carlos Gray

RJConley(--nospam--at) wrote:
> I am looking at disassembling an old riveted joint bridge truss and
> reassembling at another site.  My question is can rivets be replaced with
> bolts?
> Thanks
> Bob Conley, P.E.