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Recent changes to the AWPA’s U1 Standard for use categories UC3B and UC4A require lumber rated for ground contact to be used for some above-ground components, such as ledgers, beams, and joists, “when they are difficult to maintain, repair, or replace, and are critical to the performance and safety” of the structure, the document states. Photo: Dan Morrison
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