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RE: Golf Course Bridge Design & AASHTO

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Not a problem!  I've never had a problem getting wheel loads from clients
(in writing).  They generally know their equipment better thn anyone else.
If you design their bridge for equipment weights they aren't using, you're
not doing a good job. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:polhemus(--nospam--at)insync.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 23, 1999 8:46 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Golf Course Bridge Design & AASHTO
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Al Grathwol [mailto:AGrathwol(--nospam--at)BoyleEngineering.com]
> > Sent: Friday, July 23, 1999 10:33 AM
> > To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> > Subject: RE: Golf Course Bridge Design & AASHTO
> >
> >
> > It's best to have the client give you (in writing) the max. 
> load and wheel
> footprint
> > he wants the bridge to carry.
> 
> Most clients for this kind of project don't know about this 
> stuff and don't
> care. "That's why I hired you!" is the prevailing attitude.
> 
> And they're right.
> 
> If you're a consulting engineer, due diligence suggests you 
> know your stuff,
> or know how to find it out.
> 
> 
>