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To those who are familiar with section 1666 of the Los Angeles Building

When a primary strut is designed and detailed to transfer diaphragm loads at
the base level, or any level below, to the uphill foundation, as required by
section 1666, is it your understanding that a lateral load resisting element
is also required below the primary strut to resist the same diaphragm load?
or is it your understanding that a lateral load resisteng element is
required to transfer the primary strut load to the foundation below only
when a direct connection to the uphill foundation is not possible?

Thanks in advance.

Oshin Tosounian, S.E
Los Angeles, CA

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