Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

MDOT Load Rating Local Agency Workshop Training Bradley M. Wagner, PE Load Rating Program Manager.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "MDOT Load Rating Local Agency Workshop Training Bradley M. Wagner, PE Load Rating Program Manager."— Presentation transcript:

1 MDOT Load Rating Local Agency Workshop Training Bradley M. Wagner, PE Load Rating Program Manager

2 Overview Michigan Bridge Analysis Guide Coding & SI&A Summary & Assumption Sheets Coding Inconsistencies/FHWA Audit Prioritization List Troubleshooting

3 Michigan Bridge Analysis Guide (BAG) MDOT Bridge Analysis Guide, 2005 Edition w/ 2009 Interim Update

4 BAG (Cont’d) Part 1 Chapter 1 – Introduction Chapter 2 – Michigan Legal Loads Chapter 3 – Legal Loads in other States…. Chapter 4 - General Analysis Procedures Chapter 4a – Load Factor Rating and Load And Resistance Factor Rating Chapter 5 – Analysis Vehicle Selection Chapter 6 – Live Load Distribution Chapter 7 – Posting Procedures Chapter 8 – Overload Procedures Chapter 9 – Calculation Examples

5 BAG (Cont’d) Part 2 Chapter 10 - Load Rating Aids Chapter 11 – References Chapter 12 – Glossary Chapter 13 – Blank Forms

6 Coding & SI&A MDOT SI&A Coding Guide Current version August 26, 2009 Update to be released in 2012 Load Rating Items Item 41 – Structure Open/Posted/Closed Item 63 – Federal Operating Rating Method Item 64F – Federal Operating Rating Item 64MA – Michigan Operating Method Item 64MB – Michigan Operating Rating Item 64 MC – Michigan Operating Vehicle Item 65 – Federal Inventory Rating Method Item 66 – Federal Inventory Rating Item 70 – Bridge Posting Item 141 – Posted Loading Item 193 A & C – Overload Class

7 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 41 – Structure Open/Posted/Closed

8 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 63/65 – Operating/Inventory Method

9 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 64F/66 – Operating/Inventory Rating Can be metric tons or rating factor LRFR Rating MUST be rating factor Must correspond with Item 63/65 Metric tons, not English. Rating Factor of 1.0 = 32.4 mTons (not 36) Minimum allowable is 2.7 mTons (or 3 english ton equivalent) If less, close the bridge, and record 0.00 If temporarily supported, must be coded for un-supported case (item 103 = T) Record 99.9 if live load is negligible

10 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 64MA – Michigan Operating Method

11 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 64MB – Michigan Operating Rating Can be English tons or rating factor Rating factor is preferred Must correspond to item 64MA Based on the lowest rating factor of the 28 Michigan Legal trucks Note: this is a change from past practice. When rating factor is less than 1.0, bridge must be posted Minimum allowable is 3 tons If less, close the bridge, and record 0.00 If temporarily supported, must be coded for un-supported case (item 103 = T) Record 99.9 if live load is negligible

12 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 64MC – Michigan Operating Truck Truck with lowest rating factor of 28 legal trucks (Chapter 2 of BAG)

13 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 70 – Bridge Posting If 64MB is > 1.0, Item 70 = 5 Reflects Item 64MB NOT actual Posting (Item 141)

14 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 141 – Posted Loading Leave blank if structure not posted Bridge must be posted if item 64MB < Options for Posting – Includes 6 digits Minimum posting is 3 Tons Gross NN NN05NN 10NNNN

15 Coding & SI&A (Cont’d) Item 193A&C – Overload Rating Class A, B, C, or Restricted Optional for local agency use

16 Summary & Assumption Sheets Per AASHTO MBE : “ A general statement of the results of the analysis with note of which members were found to be weak, and any other modifying factors that were assumed in the analysis, should be given.” Calculations must include: Analysis methodology Assumptions Factors that affect the rating (condition, unique loads) Results – to include controlling members MDOT MBIS/MBRS Summary and Assumption Sheets Meet these requirements

17 Summary & Assumption Sheets As of July, 2012 MBIS eliminated access to load rating values in the SI&A screen

18 Summary & Assumption Sheets

19

20 Must log in to MBRS to Print

21 Summary & Assumption Sheets

22

23

24

25

26

27 Coding Inconsistencies/FHWA Audit 2009 FHWA Audit, Final Report March 2010 US DOT OIG audit 2006 FHWA division Offices directed to perform in-depth reviews of state load rating and posting practices Findings – Conditional Compliance Current practices “are generally in compliance with NBIS and AASHTO requirements”. Many MDOT bridges in the database “may not be load rated in compliance with NBIS” and “as many as 2,900 bridge load ratings must be revised”. Many local agency bridges in the database may not be in compliance with NBIS “as many as 4,100 or more”.

28 Prioritization List Tier 1 – No Rating – Due 12/31/2012 Nulls in load rating values Item 63 or 65 = 5 (no rating) Item 64f = 66 Tier 2 – Poor Condition – Due 12/31/2014 Deck, superstructure, substructure OR culvert ratings equal to 4 or less AND Deterioration indicator in MBIS equals “No”.

29 Prioritization List (Cont’d) Tier 3 – Other Irregularities – Due 12/31/2016 Built after 1993 AND ASR (Item 63 or 65 equal 2 or 7) Built after 2010 AND not LRFR (Item 63 or 65 not equal to 3 or 8) NHS bridge AND ASR (Item 63 or 65 equal 2 or 7) Fed Operating is greater than 3X Fed Inventory (Item 64F > 3*Item 66)

30 Load Rating Bridge Advisories BA August 2010 Load Rating Compliance with NBIS BA October 2010 Licensing and Use of AASHTOWARE Virtis Software BA March 2011 Local Agency Load Rating Prioritization and Coding BA July 2012 MBIS Update & Coding Revisions

31 Load Rating Troubleshooting If an analysis yields low rating results AND the results are not consistent with field observations (consider whether bridge has ever seen full legal load)……. Review model & verify field conditions of structure Attempt to adjust distribution factors Guide Specifications for Distribution of Loads for Highway Bridges, 1994 Calculate lever rule for cases where code equations may not apply Other Specs/Virtis Control Options Different methodology (LFR→LRFR, etc) Plastic Moment Capacity (if applicable) 1979 Shear specs (if applicable) Material Sampling (ASTM Standard) 10% increase in steel yield 20% increase in concrete compressive Advanced Modeling Virtis 2d/3d Other FEM software Load Testing

32 Questions?

33


Download ppt "MDOT Load Rating Local Agency Workshop Training Bradley M. Wagner, PE Load Rating Program Manager."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google