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NATIONAL COOPERATIVE HIGHWAY RESEARCH PROGRAM NCHRP Report 4 Fatigue-Resistant Design of Cantilevered Signal, Sign and Light Supports Birra reece en coo- team sreriae! National Research Council ‘TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 1998 oFricers ‘Chalrwoman: Shr Boas Genel Maneer AC Trot ‘Vice Charman: Way Shot Commision, Gora Dart of raporaion Excite Director: ler Sine. Je. Transportation Research Bord, MENMHERS ‘THOMAS F- BARRY. I. Secretary of Teampottin, ride Deparment of Traprtaion [BRIAN 1 BERRY, Ld Vie Berner Repent Profesor, Bn Center or Deepen Sabie, Univer of ea at lls SARAH C, CAMPBELL, Presiden, TrasMonsemen, ey Washington BC E.DEANCARLSON, Serer auc Daren of Trnypsriton JOANNE. CASEY, Presiden: ternal Azciaten of Nort Ameria, Grebe, MD JOHN W, PSHER, Diver, ATLSS Enger Resch ener Leigh Uneraiy {GORMAN GILBERT, Prev ItatefrTransrttionResecch ond Eaton Neh Corona St iver DELON HAMPION, Chairané CED, Delon Hanpton& Asc, Wokingon DC LESTER A. 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REPORT TYPE AND DATES COVERED blank 1998 Final Report 4, TITLE AND SUBTITLE NCHRP Report 412: Fatigue-Resistant Design of Cantievered Signal, Sign end Light Supports E99-126690 SG AUTHORS: MA, Knit oa | 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESSIES) [ATLSS Engineering Research Center Lahigh University Bethlohom, PA 5 FUNDING NUMBERS 10-38 8, PERFORMING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER HR 10-38, 9, SPONSORING/MONITORING AGENCY NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) “American Assocation of State Highway and Transportation Oficials ‘444 North Capitol Sueet, NAW. Suite 249, ‘Washington, D.C. 20001 10, SPONSORING/MONTTORING AGENCY REPORT NUMBER. 111, SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES. Sponsored in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration 128, DISTRIBUTION/AVAILABILITY STATEMENT Available from: Trangporttion Research Board 2105 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418, 1b, DISTRIBUTION CODE: nlite 13, ABSTRACT (Maximum 200 words) ‘This report contains the findings of 8 study on fatigue resistance of cantilevered signal, sign, and ight supports. the fatgue-esistant design of these structures are included. The contants ofthis report wil be of mmedia engineers, traffic engineers, and manufacturers. rest to bridge and structural Recommended spacitcatons for 16, SUBJECT TERMS Bridges, Other Structures, and Hydraulics nd Hydrology 18, NUMBER OF PAGES 16. PRICE CODE 17, SECURITY CLASSIFICATION | 18. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION | 19, SECURITY CLASSIFICATION Unclassified (OF THIS PAGE Unclessitiod ‘OF ABSTRACT Unclassfiod 20, UMITATION OF ABSTRACT