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Areas We Serve

Reliable Truss Solutions within a 60-Mile Radius

At Tri-State Truss, we are dedicated to providing high-quality trusses for residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Serving a wide area within a 60-mile radius, our expert team ensures that you get the best solutions for your construction needs.

If you are in any of these areas and need high-quality trusses for your construction project, contact Tri-State Truss for a customized quote. Our team is here to provide the solutions you need for your next build.

  • Cleveland, TN
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Sweetwater, TN
  • Lenoir City, TN
  • Loudon, TN
  • Athens, TN
  • Dayton, TN
  • Crossville, TN
  • Benton, TN
  • Ducktown, TN
  • Copper Hill, TN
  • Spring City, TN
  • Decatur, TN
  • Ft. Oglethorpe, GA
  • Ringold, GA
  • Dalton, GA
  • Murphy, NC

Package Info for Contractors


Do Roof Trusses Need Support in the Middle?


What Is the Maximum Span for Roof Trusses?

60’ clear span

Are Roof Trusses Treated?


How Do You Strengthen Roof Trusses?

Bracing and proper installment.

What Size Wood Is Used for Roof Trusses?

Anywhere from 2×4 to 2×12

What Is the Standard Spacing for Roof Trusses?

24 Inch

How Far Can You Span a Floor Truss?

32’ clear splan

Are Floor Trusses Stronger Than Joists?

They are used in different applications. Please call for more information

Can You Build Your Own Floor Trusses?


How Much Weight Can a Floor Truss Support?

Must be designed per architect and engineer’s specifications.

How Long Does This Process Take?

We can design, build, and deliver a typical truss project in 2 weeks from the time the customer commits to an order.

How Far Apart Are Trusses on Pole Barn?

It depends upon the roof.

How Do You Adjust a Truss on a Pole Barn?

You do that in the design phase.

Do I Need Permits to Construct a Pole Barn?

Check with your county.

How Long Does It Take to Get My Building Once a Contract Is Finalized?

If no permits are required and the customers sign off on the design, it takes about 2 weeks from the time the schedule is set, and a firm delivery commitment is made.

Can You Modify Trusses?


Is It Ok to Cut a Roof Truss?

No. Request a repair design first.

What Is the Strongest Roof Truss Design?

Depends on the type of truss, material size and type, and the required building codes in that area.

Types of Trusses

The chart below details some popular truss designs that all manufacturers would widely use.  Each of the truss designs can be customized to meet any particular job needs.

Truss Configurations