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RE: Fw: pedestrian bridge

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The discrepancy probably results when one considers the weight difference
between a "pedestrian" and a "Hod carrier"

Best Regards,

Peter  De Vere
Houston, Texas 

> ----------
> From: 	Jill T. Shuttleworth, P.E. S.E.[SMTP:andeng(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: 	Thursday, February 25, 1999 10:19 AM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: 	Re: FW: pedestrian bridge
> The 1997 UBC recommends 100 psf for pedestrian bridges Table 16-A.  In
> Table 16-B Construction walkways are 150 psf.  Does someone know why there
> is a discrepancy in these two loads? 
> Jill T. Shuttleworth, P.E., S.E. 
> Sunnyside, WA 
> prosteel wrote: 
> 	  what live load should be used for a pedestrian bridge spanning up
> to 210 ft. in some cases, light vehicles may pass.  rauf Ababa