Load Ratings for Standard Bridges

Bridge standard designs are load rated to evaluate of the capacity of the bridges to carry vehicle loads. The resulting ratings are tabulated by bridge type. The following bridge standards are load rated: H30-94, J24-87, J30C-87, J24-06, J30-06, J40-06, J44-06, RS40-04 and RS40-10. The following vehicles are evaluated: Special Hauling Vehicles (SU4, SU5, SU6, and SU7) at the operating level, Legal Trucks (Types 4, 3S3A, 3-3, 3S3B and 4S3) at the operating level, and HS20-44 truck at the inventory and operating level. The rating procedure utilizes Load Factor methodology and LARS Bridge software. Load rating results listed are in compliance with the 2011 AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation, second edition.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 18p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01691782
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: IHRB Project TR-713
  • Created Date: Jan 17 2019 9:20AM