201 - Introduction

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201.3 - DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

201.3.3 - Ductility

SPECIFICATIONS COMMENTARY
The following shall replace the third paragraph of A1.3.3:

For the strength limit state:

≥ 1.05 for nonductile components and connections

= 1.00 for all other designs and details

For all other limit states:

= 1.00

201.3.4 - Redundancy

SPECIFICATIONS COMMENTARY
The following shall replace the second paragraph of A1.3.4.

For the strength limit state:

≥ 1.05 for nonredundant members

= 1.00 for all other designs and details

For all other limit states:

= 1.00

C201.3.4

The following shall replace the second paragraph of AC1.3.4:

Single cell box girders and single column bents shall be considered to be non-redundant members.

201.3.5 - Operational Importance

SPECIFICATIONS COMMENTARY
The following shall replace the second paragraph of A1.3.5:

For all bridges, the operational importance load modifier, , shall be taken as 1.0.

The third paragraph of A.1.3.5 shall be deleted.

C201.3.5

The second (last) paragraph of AC1.3.5 shall be deleted.