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R602.10.5.4 Continuously Sheathed Braced Wall Lines
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Where a continuously-sheathed braced wall line is used in Seismic Design Categories D0, D1 and D2 or regions where the basic wind speed exceeds 100 miles per hour (45 m/s), the braced wall line shall be designed in accordance with accepted engineering practice and the provisions of the International Building Code. Also, all other exterior braced wall lines in the same story shall be continuously sheathed.