2016 Spec Draft Available for Second Public Review

Chicago’s 150 N. Riverside office tower project, currently under construction in the city’s West Loop, is the first project in the U.S. to use A913 70-ksi hot rolled steel. It's also using A913 65-ksi W36x925 hot-rolled wide-flange sections, which are the largest rolled sections currently available in the world. (Photo: AISC) 

The current draft of the 2016 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings is now available for a second public review until September 21, 2015. The draft Specification and a comment form are available for download on the AISC website at Hard copies are also available (for a $35 nominal charge) by calling 312.670.5411.

Public review comments are welcome on any new revisions that have been made since the first public review draft was posted this past spring. Please submit comments using the form provided online to Cynthia J. Duncan, AISC’s director of engineering ( by September 21, 2015 for consideration.