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Last year, I designed a 95' Pipe Bridge as painted carbon steel. The client
did not want painted steel and the material was changed to A588. There were
no problems with availability. This project was in Baton Rouge.

Randy Russ, P.E.
Russ Engineering Group, Inc.
Baton Rouge, La.
-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Glaser <NGlaser(--nospam--at)pkainc.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2000 7:03 AM
Subject: A588 Weathering Steel


>Has anyone recently done any projects using wide flange shapes using
>A588 weathering steel?  I am working on a steel truss golf cart bridge
>in Central Texas and would like to use WT top and bottom chords and WF
>beams and stringers but I am having trouble finding out how readily
>available these members are in weathering steel.  Any help would be
>appreciated.
>
>Thanks,
>Neil Glaser
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