RESTON, Va.—ASCE will conduct a public comment period on the new standard ASCE/SEI 76-XX Standard for Mitigation of Disproportionate Collapse Potential in Buildings and Other Structures. The public comment period will begin on April 01, 2022, and remain open through May 16, 2022.

The purpose of this standard is to provide principles and minimum requirements to mitigate disproportionate collapse potential of new and existing buildings and other structures. This standard provides minimum requirements for planning, assessment, analysis, material selection, design and detailing, construction, and qualification testing to mitigate disproportionate collapse of new and existing buildings and other structures.  This standard includes threat-specific and non-threat-specific methodologies and identifies direct design and indirect design approaches.

Accessing the ASCE Public Comment System will require using or creating an ASCE user account if you do not have one. Access ASCE Public Comment. For additional questions please contact ASCE’s Codes and Standards Senior Administrator James Neckel at [email protected] or at (703) 295-6176.

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