2107.3 TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5, Section 188.8.131.52, Splices of Reinforcement
184.108.40.206 Splices of reinforcement. Lap splices, welded splices or mechanical splices are permitted in accordance with the provisions of this section. All welding shall conform to AWS D1.4. Welded splices shall be of ASTM A706 steel reinforcement. Reinforcement larger than No. 9 (M #29) shall be spliced using mechanical connections in accordance with Section 220.127.116.11.3.