1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers the design, manufacture, and installation of precast reinforced concrete box sections intended to be used for the construction of culverts and for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes, and sewage. 1.2 This specification is applicable to various configurations of precast reinforced concrete box culvert including multi-barrel, single-barrel, monolithic, and cantilevered wall configurations. 1.3 Engineering design criteria are provided for both the AASHTO LFD (Load Factor Design) and the AASHTO LRFD (Load and Resistance Factor Design) methods. Note 1 This specification is primarily a design, manufacturing, purchasing, and installation specification. The successful performance of this product depends upon the proper selection of the loading criteria, application of the engineering criteria, proper selection of the bedding, backfill, and care that the installation conforms to the construction specifications. The purchaser of the precast reinforced concrete box sections specified herein is cautioned that proper correlation of the loading conditions and the field requirements with the box section specified, and provision for inspection at the construction, are required.
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