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36 APPENDIX B Abbreviations and Acronyms ASR Allowable Stress Rating GVW Gross vehicle weight LFR Load Factor Rating LRFR Load and Resistance Factor Rating MCEB Manual for Condition Evaluation of Bridges MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NETC New England Transportation Consortium OS Oversize OW Overweight SASHTO Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials SC&RA Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association WASHTO Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials