Plumbing in Load-bearing Wall?

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Plumbing in Load-bearing Wall?

Is it legal to run piping, including the main stack, inside a load-bearing interior wall? Applicable code is IRC 2003.
 
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Originally Posted by md2lgyk View Post
Is it legal to run piping, including the main stack, inside a load-bearing interior wall? Applicable code is IRC 2003.
yes as long as you re-enforce the studs using a stud shoe like this one
 
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Great, thanks for the info.
 
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