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Dead loads are distributed based on the Effective width between the bearings.
Beff for bearing 1 is calculated from the edge of the box girder to the midpoint of Bearing 1 and bearing 2 .
The Beff for the Bearing 2 is calculated from midpoint of Bearing 1 & 2 and Midpoint of Bearing 2 & 3 . Please see the