Deck Construction, Shear Walls & General Connections

The Southwest Missouri Code Officials Chapter of the International Code Council is offering an education seminar entitled, “Deck Construction, Shear Walls & General Connections”. James Feldt, territory manager for Simpson Strong Tie, will be giving a presentation on deck construction and safety per the 2006 IRC, braced walls/shear walls, and on general connector use and code references for connectors. The course will be offered Thursday, May 7 at OTC Lincoln Hall, Room 211, from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost for non-members is $35 (which includes membership dues) or $20 for SMCO members.

Deck Construction, Shear Walls & General Connections
Thursday, May 7
8 a.m. – Noon
Ozarks Technical Community College
Lincoln Hall, Room 211
$35 non-members/$20 SMCO members

You can bring your registration fee (make checks payable to SOUTHWEST MISSOURI CODE OFFICIALS) and pay at the door or you may send it in advance. Mail to:
David Siewert
4064 S. Eaton
Springfield, MO 65807
To email David click here

For more information and to see additional educational programs of the SMCO, visit the organization’s website at

We’ve heard from a number of HBA builders who have attended the SMCO’s educational programs and they say that they are an excellent opportunity at a very affordable price.