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Section 14

Post-tensioned Box Girders


14.1

ODOT Video, Part 11/12: Cast-In-Place


Superstructures

Post-tensioned Box Girder Construction

Preparations for Tensioning

25

Tensioning Operations

30

After Post-Tensioning

35

Grouting PT Ducts

37

Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Post-Tensioned Box Girder


Section 14
(00555)

View ODOT, Part 11/12

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Post-Tensioned Box Structure


Construction

Bearing Assembly

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Bottom Slab

Rebar and stem wall


layout marked on bottom
slab forms.

Bottom Slab
Completed first.
Float to seal and
provide smooth
surface.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Bottom Slab

Access hole

Bottom Slab

Access hole

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Bottom Slab
Construction
joints at bottom of
stems roughened
or keyed per
plans.
Remove loose or
unconsolidated
material.

Bottom Slab
Check rebar
placement.
Rebar in stem wall
not flared at
abutment?
Rebar and stem
layout often
marked on bottom
slab forms.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Bottom Slab
Drain in stem
wall?
Include drain at
low point in each
cell.

Bottom Slab
Drain

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall
Battered exterior
wall
Check for correct
batter

Stem Wall
PT Ducts at
abutment
Alignment is critical
in curved areas of
duct

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Abutment
Blockouts included
for PT anchor plates
and grout caps.
Trumpets angled to
match PT duct
alignment.

Abutment

Blockouts
PT Ducts

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Abutment

Blockouts
PT Ducts

Case Study
Contractor wants to pour E beam of PT Box
Girder bridge. The rebar shop drawings have not
received final approval from EOR and EOR has
told the contractor not to proceed. The contractor
proceeds with the pour anyway.
What should the inspector do in a case like this?

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Abutment

Extra
reinforcement
at trumpets.

Lack of Consolidation
Around Trumpets

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Lack of Consolidation
Around Trumpets

PT Ducts in Stem Wall


Reinforcement

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Walls
Check duct type,
size and position
No kinks, dents
or holes
Alignment is critical
(00555.42 (b)
Horiz. +/- 1/2
Vert. +/- 3/8

Tie Bar Details

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall

Rebar ties
near abutments
and in areas of
curvature

Intersecting Horizontal Bars

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Remove Horizontal Bar at Duct

Stem Wall
Anchor duct
tie bars to
vertical bars
Stacked ducts in
pairs
Separation
between pairs

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Walls

In curved
structure anchor
the duct tie bars
to vertical bars
on outside of
curve

Stem Wall Tie Bars


in Curved Structure

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall

Mortar tight
taped joints

PT Ducts in Stem Wall at Abutment

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

PT Ducts in Stem Walls

Ducts High at Pier

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall
555.41(b)
Vents at high
points
Ends taped to
prevent infiltration
of water and other
materials
Mortar tight
connection to duct

Stem Wall
Drains at
low points
Usually near
midspan
Open after stem
pour to allow to
drain
Mortar tight
connection to duct

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall

Drains
angled up?

Stem Wall
Access hole to
adjoining cell
Note hooped
rebar

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall

Poor vibration
Lift lines visible

Stem Wall

Exposed duct
Poor vibration

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall

Debris in
stem wall to
bottom slab
cold joint

Stem Wall

Sawdust
and gravel
debris

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall
Top elevation
of concrete
not to protrude
into deck
Construction
joint at bottom of
fillet
Remove
excess foam

Stem Wall

Form not to
overlap stem

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Stem Wall
Well
consolidated?

Stem Wall Cold Joint


Well consolidated
with loose material
removed exposing
aggregate.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Covered Anchorage to Prevent


Infiltration of Water into Ducts

Deck Vent Blockouts


Keep vents
closed until
grouting of PT
ducts.
Open vents
allow water
infiltration into
ducts.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Preparations for Tensioning

Installation of P-T Tendons


Check condition, rust, dirt, clean, reject, etc.
Check sizes, numbers of strands, etc., per plans
and approved shop drawings.
Contractor must demonstrate free-movement, if
previously installed.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

PT Bearing Plates and Cut Rebar


for Jacking Ram Access

Blockout
Do not cut bars
on sides.
Resulted in
dowelling in new
bars.
Cut in middle
and bend out
instead.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Installing Strands

Installing Strands

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Installing Strands

Installed Strands

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Preparations for Tensioning


Deck cure minimum of 14 days after last
concrete is placed(days under 40oF for 4 hours
do not count). 00555.42 (c)
Deck must reach specified compressive
strength.

Preparations for Tensioning


Contd
Remove side forms.
Remove deck forms if accessible.
Check certification of load-monitoring equipment
to be used.

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POST-TENSIONING STRAND INSTALLATION RECORD


PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Fv

Girder No. Tendon No. Reel No.


Date
12/12/2008

734-2696 (06-2008)

PAGE NO. PROJECT MANAGER

Fv

Fv

Heat No.

Number of
Strands

Recorded information from plans, shop


drawings, PT supplier

Fv

Field verified informantion

INSPECTOR

R
Date

CERT NO.

Fv

Girder No. Tendon No. Reel No.

Fv

Fv

Heat No.

Number of
Strands

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms.shtml

Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Tensioning Operations

Tensioning Operations
Initially to 20% of load (to remove slack) and
measure starting point of elongation.
To 100% of load (or as specified) and measure
elongation.
Release pressure and measure to determine
anchor seat loss.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Jacking Ram Supported

Aligning Strands

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Inserting Strands into Ram

Strands Ready to Tension

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Keep Clear of Front


When Tensioning

Tensioning Strands

Avoid ends
for safety.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Documentation
Record loads.
Measure
elongations.
Check seating
loss as
transferred to
anchors.

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POST-TENSIONING RECORD (TENSIONING FROM ONE END)


PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Date

Gir. No.

Tendon
No.

Reel No.

PAGE NO.

Jack Serial Gauge


No.
Serial No.

Jack
Location

Req'd
Jacking
Force Per
Tendon
(Kips)

PROJECT MANAGER

Strands
per
Tendon

INSPECTOR

CERT NO.

Fm

Fm

PTc

Fc

PTc

Fc

Fm

PTc

Fc

Seated
Tail
Length
(in.)

Jack
Elong
(in.)

(B - G - H) =
Measured
Anchor Set
(in.)

Gauge @ Gauge @ Measured Measured


Req'd Tail Length Tail Length
20%
@ 100%
@ 20%
Jacking
Jacking
Gauge
Gauge
Force
Force
(in.)
(in.)
(p.s.i.)
(p.s.i.)

Calc.
100%
Elong.
(in.)

(B - A) =
Measured
Calc. 80% % Elong.
80%
Per
Elong.
Elong.
Tendon
(in.)
(in.)

Plan
Anchor
Set
(in.)

0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
R: Recorded info. From Plans, Shop Drawings, PT Supplier, Equipment.
PTc: PT Supplier Calculations from Shop Drawings.
Fm: Field Measured Values
Fc: Field Calculations
734-2594 (12-2011)

Note: % Elong. Per Tendon (F) = Column (D) of the tendon divided by column (E) of the tendon x 100
Note: % Elong. Per Tendon shall be between 95% minimum and 105% maximum.
If Measured Anchor Set is > Plan Anchor Set, contact Engineer of Record.
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms1.shtm

Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

After Post-Tensioning

After Post-Tensioning
Inspect structure for damage prior to cutting
strands.
Grout tendons.
Fill-in post-tension block-outs.
Construct approach slabs.
Remove falsework.
Construct barrier walls, railings, curbs after
falsework removal.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Lift After Tensioning

Lift After Tensioning

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Cutting Off Tails of Strands

Saw cut tendons


1 inch from
anchor plate
(no torch).

Grouting PT Ducts

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Purposes for PT Grouting


Develop structural bond between concrete and
prestressing steel.
Provide protection to the prestressing strands
against corrosion.

PT Grouting Recent Changes


PTI Specification for Grouting of Post-Tensioned
Structures (2003).
ODOT SP00555.
Pre-packaged Thixotropic Grouts only.
High Speed Colloidal Mixers only.
PT Grout Supervisor must be ASBI Certified
(can be verified on ASBI web site).

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

PTI Guide Specification

Typical Thixotropic Grout

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Colloidal Grout Mixer

Preparations for Grouting


Complete grout trial batch 48 hrs prior to
production grouting.
Clean ducts with compressed air.
Install caps and valves.
Provide standby flushing equipment.
Close drains.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Purpose for Grout Trial Batching


Test equipment prior to production.
Test material for spec. conformance.
Establish batch size/water quantities for
production.
Establish flow cone efflux time baseline.
Establish mud balance specific gravity baseline.

Grout Trial Batching-Tests


ASTM C939 Modified Flow Cone.
ASTM C940 Wick Induced Bleed.
API RP 13B-1 Mud Balance.
ASTM C109 Compressive Strength.

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POST-TENSIONING GROUTING RECORD


PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

TRIAL BATCH

DATE

Specific Gravity
(mud balance)

PAGE NO.

Flow Cone
0 sec quesence

PROJECT MANAGER

Flow Cone
30 min retest

INSPECTOR

CERT NO.

Wick
Test
Certified Grouting Technician:
Grout Brand(from QPL):
Water per bag:
Number of Bags/ Batch:
Water per batch:
Mixer (Brand/model):

Specific Gravity
Mud Balance
PRODUCTION

+/- 3% from trial batch

Flow Cone
0 seconds
quiescent time

TRIAL BATCH
Section 00555.13
MUD BALANCE
(API RP 13B-1)
FLOW CONE
(ASTM C 939)

Perform at least 48 hrs before production grouting


Perform during trial batch and each production batch
Production tolerance +/- 3.0% from trial batch
Efflux time between 5 and 30 seconds

FLOW CONE RETEST

734-2697 (06-2008)

Perform during trial batch and at least once per day


during production
Let the mixed grout sit for 30 min.
Remix the grout for 30 seconds
Retest efflux time, 5 - 30 seconds
Perform during trial batch

BLEEDING
(ASTM C 940)

Perform the wick induced test, max allowed 0.0 % at


3hrs
Perform during trial batch

Compressive Strength
( ASTM C 109)

Contractor to supply two sets of 3 grout cubes to the


Engineer for informational testing

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms.shtml

Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Flow Cone, Mud Balance


and Grout Cubes

Filling Modified Flow Cone

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Modified Flow Cone Test

Time For 1 Liter of Grout

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Wick Induced Bleed

Mud Balance

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

2 Compressive Grout Cubes

Grout Field Testing


ASTM C939 Modified Flow Cone Efflux Time
immediately after initial mixing vs. Trial Batch
Efflux baseline. Cannot vary more than 5 seconds.
Efflux Time at mixer and Efflux Time at ejection
point cannot vary more than 5 seconds.

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Grout Field Testing Contd


API RP 13B-1(American Petroleum Institute) Mud
Balance Test (Wet Density). Compare production
Specific Gravity vs. Trial Batch Specific Gravity
baseline. Cannot vary by more than 3%.
Physical probing at potential void locations to
verify duct is completely filled with grout. Bore
scope or similar device can be used.

Grouting Operations
Modified Flow Cone: Check grout efflux time at
least once daily at beginning of production.
Mud Balance: Check specific gravity for each
grout batch.
Pump grout from low end of bridge.
Waste grout at exit end until uniform flow (no slugs
or water or air).

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Grouting Operations Contd


Bleed each vent and cap (at high points).
Close exit valve.
Must maintain 60 psi, or pumping pressure
whichever is greater, for at least 30 seconds and
close inlet.
All caps, plugs, valves closed, and remain in-place
for at least 24 hours.

Pumping Grout

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Installing Grout Inlet Valves

Grout Inlet Valve

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Grout Inlet End

Grout Outlet Valve

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Grout Outlet End

Pumping Grout In

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Vent Open for Discharge of Air

Vent Discharge

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Closing Grout Outlet Valve

Grouted End After Cover Removed

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

Form Up and Pour Blockouts

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Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

PT Example 1

Jack from Bent 1


950 Jacking Force
20 Strands
1300psi @ 20% of Jacking Force
6500psi @ 100% of Jacking Force
Jack Elongation =
Plan Anchor Set = 3/8

PT Example 1 Contd
Measured Tail Length @ 20% Gauge = 24
Measured Tail Length @ 100% Gauge = 36
100% calculated elongation = 15.50
Seated Tail Length = 36

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POST-TENSIONING RECORD (TENSIONING FROM ONE END)


PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

Example 1
HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Date

Gir. No.

Tendon
No.

Reel No.

PAGE NO.

Jack Serial Gauge


No.
Serial No.

PROJECT MANAGER

Jack
Location

Req'd
Jacking
Force Per
Tendon
(Kips)

Strands
per
Tendon

Bent 1

950

20

INSPECTOR

Fm

Fm

PTc

Fc

PTc

Fc

Fm

PTc

Fc

Seated
Tail
Length
(in.)

Jack
Elong
(in.)

(B - G - H) =
Measured
Anchor Set
(in.)

Gauge @ Gauge @ Measured Measured


Req'd Tail Length Tail Length
20%
@ 100%
@ 20%
Jacking
Jacking
Gauge
Gauge
Force
Force
(in.)
(in.)
(p.s.i.)
(p.s.i.)

1,300

6,500

CERT NO.

Calc.
100%
Elong.
(in.)

(B - A) =
Measured
Calc. 80% % Elong.
80%
Per
Elong.
Elong.
Tendon
(in.)
(in.)

15.5

12.4

0.25

Plan
Anchor
Set
(in.)

0.375

0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
R: Recorded info. From Plans, Shop Drawings, PT Supplier, Equipment.
PTc: PT Supplier Calculations from Shop Drawings.
Fm: Field Measured Values
Fc: Field Calculations
734-2594 (12-2011)

Note: % Elong. Per Tendon (F) = Column (D) of the tendon divided by column (E) of the tendon x 100
Note: % Elong. Per Tendon shall be between 95% minimum and 105% maximum.
If Measured Anchor Set is > Plan Anchor Set, contact Engineer of Record.
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms1.shtm

POST-TENSIONING RECORD (TENSIONING FROM ONE END)


PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

Example 1
HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Date

Gir. No.

Tendon
No.

Reel No.

PAGE NO.

Jack Serial Gauge


No.
Serial No.

PROJECT MANAGER

Jack
Location

Req'd
Jacking
Force Per
Tendon
(Kips)

Strands
per
Tendon

Bent 1

950

20

INSPECTOR

Fm

Fm

PTc

Fc

PTc

Fc

Fm

PTc

Fc

Seated
Tail
Length
(in.)

Jack
Elong
(in.)

(B - G - H) =
Measured
Anchor Set
(in.)

Plan
Anchor
Set
(in.)

36.25

0.25

0.25

0.375

Gauge @ Gauge @ Measured Measured


Req'd Tail Length Tail Length
20%
@ 100%
@ 20%
Jacking
Jacking
Gauge
Gauge
Force
Force
(in.)
(in.)
(p.s.i.)
(p.s.i.)

1,300

6,500

CERT NO.

24.25

36.75

Calc.
100%
Elong.
(in.)

15.5

(B - A) =
Measured
Calc. 80% % Elong.
80%
Per
Elong.
Elong.
Tendon
(in.)
(in.)

12.5

12.4

100.8%

0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
R: Recorded info. From Plans, Shop Drawings, PT Supplier, Equipment.
PTc: PT Supplier Calculations from Shop Drawings.
Fm: Field Measured Values
Fc: Field Calculations
734-2594 (12-2011)

Note: % Elong. Per Tendon (F) = Column (D) of the tendon divided by column (E) of the tendon x 100
Note: % Elong. Per Tendon shall be between 95% minimum and 105% maximum.
If Measured Anchor Set is > Plan Anchor Set, contact Engineer of Record.
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms1.shtm

Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

PT Exercise 1
Jack from Bent 1 @ Tendon C1
1030 Jacking Force
22 Strands
1456psi @ 20% of Jacking Force
7280psi @ 100% of Jacking Force
100% calculated elongation = 17.30
Jack elongation = 0.25
Plan Anchor Set = 0.375

PT Exercise 1 Contd
Field Measurements:
20% Tail Length = 5 5/8
100% Tail Length = 18
Seated Tail Length = 18

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POST-TENSIONING RECORD (TENSIONING FROM ONE END)


PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

Exercise 1
HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Date

Gir. No.

Tendon
No.

C1

Reel No.

PAGE NO.

Jack Serial Gauge


No.
Serial No.

PROJECT MANAGER

Jack
Location

Req'd
Jacking
Force Per
Tendon
(Kips)

Strands
per
Tendon

Bent 1

1030

22

INSPECTOR

Fm

Fm

PTc

Fc

PTc

Fc

Fm

PTc

Fc

Seated
Tail
Length
(in.)

Jack
Elong
(in.)

(B - G - H) =
Measured
Anchor Set
(in.)

Gauge @ Gauge @ Measured Measured


Req'd Tail Length Tail Length
20%
@ 100%
@ 20%
Jacking
Jacking
Gauge
Gauge
Force
Force
(in.)
(in.)
(p.s.i.)
(p.s.i.)

1,456

7,280

CERT NO.

Calc.
100%
Elong.
(in.)

(B - A) =
Measured
Calc. 80% % Elong.
80%
Per
Elong.
Elong.
Tendon
(in.)
(in.)

17.3

13.84

0.25

Plan
Anchor
Set
(in.)

0.375

0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
R: Recorded info. From Plans, Shop Drawings, PT Supplier, Equipment.
PTc: PT Supplier Calculations from Shop Drawings.
Fm: Field Measured Values
Fc: Field Calculations
734-2594 (12-2011)

Note: % Elong. Per Tendon (F) = Column (D) of the tendon divided by column (E) of the tendon x 100
Note: % Elong. Per Tendon shall be between 95% minimum and 105% maximum.
If Measured Anchor Set is > Plan Anchor Set, contact Engineer of Record.
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms1.shtm

Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

PT Example 2
Jack from Bent 1 & Bent 4
Tendon C1
1400psi @ 20% of Jacking Force
7000psi @ 100% of Jacking Force
Jack elongation =
Plan Anchor Set = 3/8

PT Example 2 Contd
Field Measurements
Bent 1

Bent 4

20% Tail Length =

26

22

100% Tail Length =

75

27

Seated Tail Length =

75

26 5/8

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POST-TENSIONING RECORD
(TENSIONING FROM BOTH ENDS)
PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

Example 2
HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Date

Gir. No.

Tendon
No.

C
C

C1
C1

C1

Reel No.

PAGE NO.

Jack Serial Gauge


No.
Serial No.

PROJECT MANAGER

Jack
Location

Req'd
Jacking
Force Per
Tendon
(Kips)

Strands
per
Tendon

Bent 1
Bent 4

965.6
965.6

22
22

INSPECTOR

Fm

Fm

PTc

Fc

PTc

Fc

Fm

PTc

Fc

Seated
Tail
Length
(in.)

Jack
Elong
(in.)

(B - G - H) =
Measured
Anchor Set
(in.)

Gauge @ Gauge @ Measured Measured


Req'd Tail Length Tail Length
20%
@ 100%
@ 20%
Jacking
Jacking
Gauge
Gauge
Force
Force
(in.)
(in.)
(p.s.i.)
(p.s.i.)

1,400
1,400

7,000
7,000

CERT NO.

Calc.
100%
Elong.
(in.)

(B - A) =
Measured
Calc. 80% % Elong.
80%
Per
Elong.
Elong.
Tendon
(in.)
(in.)

59.92
5.55

47.936
4.44

0.25
0.25

Plan
Anchor
Set
(in.)

0.375
0.375

52.376
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!

R: Recorded info. From Plans, Shop Drawings, PT Supplier, Equipment.


PTc: PT Supplier Calculations from Shop Drawings.
Fm: Field Measured Values
Fc: Field Calculations
734-2594a (10-2009)

Note: % Elong. Per Tendon (F) = The sum of columns (D) for both ends of the tendon divided by the sum of columns (E)
for both ends of the tendon x 100
Note: % Elong. Per Tendon shall be between 95% minimum and 105% maximum.
If Measured Anchor Set is > Plan Anchor Set, contact Engineer of Record.
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms1.shtm

POST-TENSIONING RECORD
(TENSIONING FROM BOTH ENDS)
PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

Example 2
HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Date

Gir. No.

Tendon
No.

C
C

C1
C1

C1

Reel No.

PAGE NO.

Jack Serial Gauge


No.
Serial No.

PROJECT MANAGER

Jack
Location

Req'd
Jacking
Force Per
Tendon
(Kips)

Strands
per
Tendon

Bent 1
Bent 4

965.6
965.6

22
22

INSPECTOR

Fm

Fm

PTc

Fc

PTc

Fc

Fm

PTc

Fc

Seated
Tail
Length
(in.)

Jack
Elong
(in.)

(B - G - H) =
Measured
Anchor Set
(in.)

Plan
Anchor
Set
(in.)

0.25
0.25

0.25
0.375

0.375
0.375

Gauge @ Gauge @ Measured Measured


Req'd Tail Length Tail Length
20%
@ 100%
@ 20%
Jacking
Jacking
Gauge
Gauge
Force
Force
(in.)
(in.)
(p.s.i.)
(p.s.i.)

1,400
1,400

7,000
7,000

CERT NO.

26.5
22.25

75.5
27.25

Calc.
100%
Elong.
(in.)

59.92
5.55

(B - A) =
Measured
Calc. 80% % Elong.
80%
Per
Elong.
Elong.
Tendon
(in.)
(in.)

49
5

47.936 102.2%
75
4.44 112.6% 26.625

54

52.376 103.1%

0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
R: Recorded info. From Plans, Shop Drawings, PT Supplier, Equipment.
PTc: PT Supplier Calculations from Shop Drawings.
Fm: Field Measured Values
Fc: Field Calculations
734-2594a (10-2009)

Note: % Elong. Per Tendon (F) = The sum of columns (D) for both ends of the tendon divided by the sum of columns (E)
for both ends of the tendon x 100
Note: % Elong. Per Tendon shall be between 95% minimum and 105% maximum.
If Measured Anchor Set is > Plan Anchor Set, contact Engineer of Record.
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms1.shtm

Post-Tensioned Box Girder

Section 14.1

PT Exercise 2
Jack from Bent 1 & Bent 4
Tendon C1
1400psi @ 20% of Jacking Force
7000psi @ 100% of Jacking Force
Jack elongation =
Plan Anchor Set = 3/8

Exercise 2
Field measurements
Bent 1

Bent 4

20% Tail Length =

26

22

100% Tail Length =

74

26

Seated Tail Length =

74

25 5/8

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POST-TENSIONING RECORD
(TENSIONING FROM BOTH ENDS)
PROJECT NAME

CONTRACT NO.

Exercise 2
HIGHWAY

SECTION

COUNTY

CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING CONTRACTOR

POST-TENSIONING FOREMAN

STRUCTURE NO.

DATE

Date

Gir. No.

Tendon
No.

C
C

C1
C1

C1

Reel No.

PAGE NO.

Jack Serial Gauge


No.
Serial No.

PROJECT MANAGER

Jack
Location

Req'd
Jacking
Force Per
Tendon
(Kips)

Strands
per
Tendon

Bent 1
Bent 4

965.6
965.6

22
22

INSPECTOR

Fm

Fm

PTc

Fc

PTc

Fc

Fm

PTc

Fc

Seated
Tail
Length
(in.)

Jack
Elong
(in.)

(B - G - H) =
Measured
Anchor Set
(in.)

Gauge @ Gauge @ Measured Measured


Req'd Tail Length Tail Length
20%
@ 100%
@ 20%
Jacking
Jacking
Gauge
Gauge
Force
Force
(in.)
(in.)
(p.s.i.)
(p.s.i.)

1,400
1,400

7,000
7,000

CERT NO.

Calc.
100%
Elong.
(in.)

(B - A) =
Measured
Calc. 80% % Elong.
80%
Per
Elong.
Elong.
Tendon
(in.)
(in.)

59.92
5.55

47.936
4.44

0.25
0.25

Plan
Anchor
Set
(in.)

0.375
0.375

52.376
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!
0.25
0.25
#DIV/0!

R: Recorded info. From Plans, Shop Drawings, PT Supplier, Equipment.


PTc: PT Supplier Calculations from Shop Drawings.
Fm: Field Measured Values
Fc: Field Calculations
734-2594a (10-2009)

Note: % Elong. Per Tendon (F) = The sum of columns (D) for both ends of the tendon divided by the sum of columns (E)
for both ends of the tendon x 100
Note: % Elong. Per Tendon shall be between 95% minimum and 105% maximum.
If Measured Anchor Set is > Plan Anchor Set, contact Engineer of Record.
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/CONSTRUCTION/HwyConstForms1.shtm