New AISC Standard, Seismic Provisions for Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 342), Available for Public Review

September 30, 2019

Portions of the current draft of a new AISC standard, Seismic Provisions for Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 342), are now available for public review until November 4, 2019. The standard will provide provisions to be used with ASCE/SEI 41 for the seismic evaluation and retrofit of existing structural steel buildings, and is expected to replace Chapter 9 of that document.

The standard is available for download on the AISC website at  along with the review form. Copies are also available (for a $35 nominal charge) by calling 312.670.5411. Please submit comments using the form provided online to Cynthia J. Duncan, AISC's director of engineering () by November 4, 2019, for consideration.


For more information contact:

Dani Friedland
Director of Marketing Communications

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC's mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, market development, and advocacy. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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