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AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Customary U.S. Units, 7th Edition
The AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications are intended for use in the design, evaluation, and rehabilitation of bridges, and are mandated by the Federal Highway Administration for use on all bridges using federal funding. These Specifications employ the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methodology using factors developing from current statistical knowledge of loads and structural performance.
This new edition includes clearer direction on seismic isolation design, as well as a number of major updates and revisions to the following sections: Section 3, Loads; Section 4, Structural Analysis; Section 5, Concrete; Section 6, Steel; Section 10, Foundations; Section 11, Abutments; and Section 12, Buried Structures.
Transportation Projects in Connecticut and Florida Win Top National Awards
In this AASHTO Annual Meeting wrap-up video, Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker says he honored to receive the prestigious 2016 America’s Transportation Awards Grand Prize for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge; and Assistant Secretary for Engineering and Operations at Florida DOT Brian Blanchard accepts the People's Choice award for the Eller Drive Intermodal Container Transfer Facility Overpass project which earned 65,000 of the more than 220,000 online votes cast.
Drawbridge Operations: Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans, LA
Regulated Navigation Areas: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME and Portsmouth, NH
Aeronautical Land-Use Assurances; Waivers: Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance
Meetings: Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee
Noise Exposure Maps: Noise Exposure Map Notice for Lehigh Valley International Airport, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Class E Airspace; Establishments: Proposed Establishment of Class E Airspace, Weed, CA
Amendment of VOR Federal Airways V-235 and V-293 in the Vicinity of Cedar City, Utah
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Passenger Equipment Safety Standards: Standards for Alternative Compliance and High-Speed Trainsets
Abandonment Exemptions: Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad Company in Fayette County, Pa.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Travel Request and Expense Report Form for TSA Contractorss
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