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Tag: Limit States Load Combinations and Effects

The following groups represent various combinations of service loads and forces to which a structure may be subjected. Every component of substructure and superstructure should be proportioned to resist all combinations of forces applicable to the type of bridge and its site. For working-stress design, allowable unit stresses depend on the loading group, as indicated in Table 11.6. These stresses, however, do not

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