New Version of NSBA’s Steel Bridge Suite Available

The National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) has released a new version of its Steel Bridge Suite, which includes updates to the AASHTO/NSBA Steel Bridge Collaboration Standards and enhancements to LRFD Simon, NSBA’s free software for preliminary steel plate and box girder design.

Updates to the Collaboration Standards include:

  • S8.1 - Guide Specification for Application of Coating Systems with Zinc-Rich Primers to Steel Bridges
  • S10.1 - Steel Bridge Erection Guide Specification
  • G13.1 - Guidelines for Steel Girder Bridge Analysis

The new version of LRFD Simon includes the following key enhancements:

  • 7th Edition AASHTO Specification Support
  • Internally Calculated Distribution Factors
  • Deck Pour Analysis
  • Web Depth Optimization
  • New User Documentation
  • An Assortment of Bug Fixes

Please visit the NSBA Steel Bridge Suite Registration and Request page to register and download the new version of Steel Bridge Suite.