Chicago — The first supplement to the 2016 AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (AISC 358-16), is available for public review until October 6, 2017. This document adds a new prequalified connection — the SSDA Slotted Web moment connection — and expands the scope of prequalification for the SidePlate moment connection in Chapter 11.
The standard supplement and review form are available for download at www.aisc.org/publicreview. Hard copies are also available (for a $35 nominal charge) by contacting AISC’s Janet Cummins at 312.670.5411 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The current 358-16 standard is available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/standards, if needed for reference when reviewing the public review document. Submit comments using the form provided online to AISC’s Margaret Matthew, at email@example.com, by October 6 for consideration.