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AASHTO has released a second edition of the LRFD Bridge Design Guide Specifications for GFRP-Reinforced Concrete. Developed by the AASHTO Committee on Bridges and Structures, these design guide specifications offer a description of the unique material properties of glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) composite materials, as well as provisions for the design and construction of concrete bridge decks and railings reinforced with GFRP reinforcing bars. The revised edition includes information on the advancements in material specifications, and new knowledge and field experiences beyond bridge decks and traffic railings.

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Some of the major updates in this new edition include:

  • A title change from the 2009 first edition, AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Guide Specification for GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Bridge Decks and Traffic Railings, to acknowledge the inclusion of information beyond bridge decks and traffic railings;
  • Consideration of flexural members, such as girders and bent caps;
  • Consideration of substructure and foundation elements along with compression members;
  • Differentiation between the fatigue and creep limit states; and
  • Revised shear design methodology.

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