Load Ratings for Standard Bridges, HR-239 Phase III, 1998

(1998) Load Ratings for Standard Bridges, HR-239 Phase III, 1998. Transportation, Department of


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In this report, 25 secondary bridge standards for three types of bridges are rated for the AASHTO HS20-44 vehicle configuration and five typical Iowa legal vehicles. The ratings apply only to those bridges which: (1) are built according to the applicable bridge standard plans, (2) have no structural deterioration or damage, and (3) have no added wearing surface in excess of 0.5-in. (1.27-cm) integral wearing surface. Appendix A contains the results of the original October 1982 report on load ratings for standard bridges.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Bearing capacity, Highway bridges, Standards, Load ratings
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Bridges and tunnels
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Design and Construction
ID Code: 16227
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 05 Mar 2014 13:48
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2014 12:28
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/16227