Load Ratings For Secondary Bridges Final Report Highway Research Advisory Board Project HR-239, May 1991

(1991) Load Ratings For Secondary Bridges Final Report Highway Research Advisory Board Project HR-239, May 1991. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Load Rating: . , :Evaluation of the capacity of a bridge to carry vehicle Inventory Rating: Lbad level which can safely utilize the bridge for an indefinite period of time Operating Rating: Absolute maximum permissible load level for the bridge A load rating states the load in tons which a vehicle can impose on a bridge. Changes in guidelines, standards, and customary uses of bridges require analyses of bridges to be updated and re-evaluated. In this report, twenty-two secondary bridge standards for three types of bridges are rated for the AASHTO HS20-44 vehicle configuration and three typical Iowa legal vehicles

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: DOT, Secondary Bridges, Load Ratings, HR-239
Subjects: Transportation > Research
Transportation > Bridges and tunnels
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation
ID Code: 13392
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 24 Jul 2012 14:56
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2012 14:56
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/13392

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