Guide Specifications for Design and Construction of Segmental Concrete Bridges
|Publication Date:||1 January 1999|
These specifications are intended for design of longitudinally and/or transversely post-tensioned bridges utilizing normal weight or sand-lightweight concrete constructed with either precast or cast-in-place box segments of single or multiple cells, or combinations thereof, as well as simple span and continuous segmental beam-type bridges. The specifications include provisions for design of segmental substructures. The specifications pertain to bridges of all sizes and are not restricted to bridge span lengths of 500 feet or less. Unless otherwise stated or superseded by these specifications, the provisions of the Sixteenth Edition of the AASHTO Standard Specifìcations for Highway Bridges are intended to apply to the design of segmental concrete bridges.