How to apply Transverse & Bearing stiffeners according to AASHTO LRFD?

Answer:

Basically the transverse stiffener and bearing stiffener are the same thing.  Only difference is, bearing stiffener are located at the bearing location, while transverse stiffener are at other locations along the box.
As for pitch, its best to refer our online help manual on the topic (Link).  



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