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TO: K. N. Kirker/R. T. Shaefer/J. VanLund/W. A. Whitney
FROM: Chuck Ruth
DATE: March 2, 1994
SUBJECT: Use of HS-25 Load as a "Design" Load

The HS-25 Truck Load should be considered as the "design truck" for all new WSDOT bridges. For steel bridges, the fatigue analysis should be completed using the HS-25 loading, not HS-20.

This issue has been discussed with and approved by M. M. Lwin.


cc:     M. M. Lwin

          N. Brown