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RE: Threshhold For Structural Engineering

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The State of Louisiana has adopted the Southern Standard Building Code,
state wide.

Brian K. Smith, P.E.
Bossier City, Louisiana

> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Bela [mailto:sasquake(--nospam--at)uswest.net]
> Sent: Thursday, September 02, 1999 5:22 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Threshhold For Structural Engineering
>
>
> Randy,
>
> Please tell us what Building Code or Building Codes your state
> has adopted;
> and whether you have a uniform state-wide code provision. Or whether you
> have different codes throughout your state?
>
> James Bela
> Oregon Earthquake Awareness
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> Randy Russ wrote:
> >
> > The Louisiana Board is drafting policy to define minimum threshholds
> > of construction before an engineer's seal is required. I was asked
> > about what should be a minimum threshhold for structural engineering.
> >
> > What are other states doing? What is the minimum threshhold before a
> > structural engineer gets involved? Is it based on type of
> > construction, span, etc.?
> >
> > I appreciate your input.
> >
> > Randy Russ, P.E.
> > Russ Engineering
> > Baton Rouge, La.
>
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