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AASHTO/PCI Girders


This PGSuper configuration is part of the default PGSuper installation and is hosted on the WSDOT ftp site. All project criteria settings reflect WSDOT's interpretation of the AASHTO specification.

Implemented Girder Shapes

  • All known non-segmental standard AASHTO/PCI girder shapes from the PCI Bridge Design Manual

Assumptions and Limitations

  • Strict AASHTO LRFD interpretation (most recent version implemented in PGSuper). Does not contain agency-specific provisions or interpretations.
  • Girder lifting and hauling are considered
  • A simple 2”x2” strand grid is used

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PGSuper Set Up Instructions

This configuration is installed by default with PGSuper and is stored on WSDOT's configuration server.

  1. Make sure your computer is connected to the Internet.
  2. Start PGSuper and select "Configure PGSuper from the File menu.
  3. Select the WSDOT libraries and templates server
  4. Select the "AASHTO Standard Girders" configuration
  5. Click "Update Libaries and Templates Now"
  6. You can now open AASHTO templates from the File|New menu.

References

  • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications,1998-present
  • PCI Bridge Manual, Appendix B, AASHTO/PCI Bridge Products

Revision History

  • Revision history tracked internally by WSDOT

Developer

  • Washington State Department of Transportation

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