05 Metals
  Beams, purlins, and girts
    Under 20 pounds per LF H8@14.0 Ton 4,020.00 846.00 436.00 5,302.00
    From 20 to 50 lbs per LF H8@11.0 Ton 2,570.00 664.00 342.00 3,576.00
    Over 50 to 75 lbs per LF H8@9.40 Ton 2,460.00 568.00 293.00 3,321.00
    Over 75 to 100 lbs per LF H8@8.00 Ton 2,380.00 483.00 248.00 3,111.00
  Columns
    From 1 to 3 lbs per LF H8@48.0 Ton 5,630.00 2,900.00 1,490.00 10,020.00
    Over 3 to 6 lbs per LF H8@34.8 Ton 5,260.00 2,100.00 1,080.00 8,440.00
    Under 20 pounds per LF H8@12.0 Ton 3,730.00 725.00 373.00 4,828.00
    From 20 to 50 lbs per LF H8@10.0 Ton 2,460.00 604.00 311.00 3,375.00
    Over 50 to 75 lbs per LF H8@9.00 Ton 2,320.00 544.00 280.00 3,144.00
    Over 75 to 100 lbs per LF H8@7.00 Ton 2,320.00 423.00 218.00 2,961.00
Sag rods and X-type bracing
    Under 1 pound per LF H8@82.1 Ton 6,090.00 4,960.00 2,560.00 13,610.00
    Over 6 to 10 lbs per LF H8@28.0 Ton 4,800.00 1,690.00 871.00 7,361.00
Trusses and girders
    Under 20 pounds per LF H8@10.0 Ton 3,710.00 604.00 311.00 4,625.00
    From 20 to 50 lbs per LF H8@7.50 Ton 2,460.00 453.00 233.00 3,146.00
    Over 50 to 75 lbs per LF H8@6.00 Ton 2,320.00 362.00 187.00 2,869.00
    Over 75 to 100 lbs per LF H8@5.00 Ton 2,240.00 302.00 156.00 2,698.00
Structural Steel, Subcontract, by Square Foot of Floor Use these figures for preliminary estimates on buildings with 20,000 to 80,000 SF per story, 100 PSF live load and 14' to 16' story height. A “bay” is the center-to-center distance between columns. Costs assume steel averaging $2,550 per ton including installation labor and material and the subcontractor’s overhead and profit. Include all area under the roof when calculating the total square footage.
Single story
  20' x 20' bays (8 to 9 lbs per SF) — SF — — — 19.30
  30' x 30' bays (10 to 11 lbs per SF) — SF — — — 23.70
  40' x 40' bays (12 to 13 lbs per SF) — SF — — — 28.30
Two story to six story
  20' x 20' bays (9 to 10 lbs per SF) — SF — — — 21.70
  30' x 30' bays (11 to 12 lbs per SF) — SF — — — 26.00
  40' x 40' bays (13 to 14 lbs per SF) — SF — — — 30.70

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