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​Design, Analysis and Rating

Software and Computer Programs

PennDOT LRFD and Engineering Programs

Accepted Commercially Available or Consultant Developed Software (PDF)

Engineering Spreadsheets

Integral Abutment Design Spreadsheet

Integral Abutment Version 2.2 (August 2021) (xlsm)

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)