PennDOT LRFD and Engineering Programs
Accepted Commercially Available or Consultant Developed Software (PDF)
Integral Abutment Design Spreadsheet
Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Wall Design Spreadsheet
User's Manual (PDF); Design Spreadsheet (April 2015) (xlsx)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) — PennDOT Gusset Plate Analysis and Rating
FHWA 2009 Gusset Plate Load Rating PennDOT (ppsx)
FHWA Gusset Plate Webinar (ppsx); Gusset LFR Chat (revised) (doc)
PennDOT TGPAR Spreadsheet: Figures (PDF); Instructions (PDF); Method of Solution (PDF); Summary of TGPAR v1.0, 1.01 & 2.0 Revisions (PDF); TGPA Rv1.01 (xls); TGPA Rv2.0 (xls)
PennDOT Truss Example: Shop Drawings (PDF) and Spreadsheet (xls)
FHWA Guidance Example (xls); FHWA Hand Calculations vs PennDOT TGPAR Spreadsheet (PDF)
PennDOT SOL 431-09-02 (Revisions to Pub. 238 "Bridge Safety Inspection Manual", Chapters 3 and 6) (PDF)
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