ANSI Specifications

ANSI TIER Rating Structure

Application

Loading Requirements
Light Duty
Pedestrian traffic only
Vertical Test Load 13.3 3000 lbs.
TIER 5
Sidewalk applications with a safety factor for
occasional non-deliberate vehicular traffic. 
Vertical DesignLoad
Test Load
22.2 kN
33.3 kN
5000 lbs.
7500 lbs.
Lateral Design Load
Test Load
28.7 kN
43.1 kN
600 lbs./sq. ft.
900 lbs./sq. ft.
TIER 8
Sidewalk applications with a safety factor for
non-deliberate vehicular traffic. 
Vertical Design Load
Test Load
35.6 kN
53.4 kN
8000 lbs.
12000 lbs.
Lateral Design Load
Test Load
28.7 kPa
43.1 kPa
600 lbs./sq. ft.
900 lbs./sq. ft.
TIER 15
Driveway, parking lot, and off-roadway applications
subject to occasional non-deliberate heavy vehicular traffic. 
Vertical Design Load
Test Load
66.7 kN
100.1 kN
15000 lbs
22500 lbs
Lateral Design Load
Test Load
38.3 kPa
57.5 kPa
800 lbs/sq ft.
1200 lbs/sq ft.
AASHTO H-20
Deliberate vehicular traffic applications
Certified precast concrete, cast iron, or AASHTO recognized material

 

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