Bridge Design & Construction Manual for Forest Service Roads

The Bridge Design & Construction Manual covers procedures for permanent and temporary structures on Forest Service Roads. The manual provides:

  • Administrative procedures
  • Design and material standards
  • Live load applications and vehicle sizes
  • Expected fabrication and inspection details

Read the manual to determine appropriate design and construction specifications for bridges on Forest Service Roads:

Standard Drawings

‚ÄčThe Bridge Design & Construction Manual is accompanied by a master list of standard bridge design drawings. The standard drawings can be downloaded, in PDF file format, from the table below.

Disregard any drawings from previous versions of the Bridge Design & Construction Manual that are not on this master list.

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

Standard Bridge Design Vehicles

FULL SET STD-EC-000

439

2010

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-000-CoverSheet

137

2010

Sheet 1

STD-EC-000-01

155

2010

Sheet 2

STD-EC-000-02

175

2010

 

1. Guardrails

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

1 – Guardrails

FULL SET STD-EC-010

1,149

Oct 28, 2016

Std. Bridge Guardrail CL-1

STD-EC-010-01

405

June 2014

HSS Rail CL-2

STD-EC-010-02Rev4

290

Oct 15, 2016

Standard Bridge Guardrail – HSS Rail – CL-3

STD-EC-010-03Rev3

285

May 25, 2017

Standard Steel Girder Bridge with CL-3 Composite Deck – CL-3 Insert Details

STD-EC-010-04

98

Oct. 21, 2013

Bridge End Guardrail Details

STD-E-010-05

73

June 1999

Standard HSS Guardrail for Precast Concrete Slab Bridges CL-3

STD-EC-010-06Rev2

298

May 10, 2016

Standard Bridge Pedestrian Railings for Attachment to CL-2 & CL-3 Guardrails - DWG 1 of 2

STD-EC-010-10

144

March 31, 2017

Standard Bridge Pedestrian Railings for Attachment to CL-2 & CL-3 Guardrails - DWG 2 of 2

STD-EC-010-11

112

March 31, 2017

 

Guidance Document for Standard Bridge Pedestrian Railings 

STD-EC-010-10 & 11

424

May 8 2017

 

2. Timber Deck

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

2 – Timber Deck

FULL SET STD-EC-020

725

Jan. 17, 2014

Timber Deck Bridges – Cover Sheet

STD-EC-020-Cover Sheet

82

2012

Timber Deck Bridges, General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-020-01

105

2012

Timber Deck Bridges, General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-EC-020-02

93

2012

Permanent, Continuous Timber Deck Bridge – General Arrangement

STD-EC-020-03

142

Aug. 9, 2012

Portable, Continuous Timber Deck Bridge – General Arrangement

STD-EC-020-04

145

Aug. 9, 2012

Modular Timber Deck Bridge, General Arrangement & Details

STD-EC-020-05

120

Jan. 17, 2014

Modular Timber Bridge Deck, Attachment Details – New Bridges

STD-EC-020-06

98

Aug. 9, 2012

Modular Timber Bridge Deck, Attachment Details – Field Retrofit to Existing Bridges

STD-EC-020-07

99

Aug. 9, 2012

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

3 – Timber Portable Bridge

FULL SET STD-E-025

330 

2010

6.1 m Span Timber Portable Bridge – General Notes

STD-E-025-01

153

2010

6.1 m Span Timber Portable Bridge Plan & Elevations

STD-E-025-02

116

2010

6.1 m Span Timber Portable Bridge General Arrangement & Details

STD-E-025-03

80

2010

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

4 – Steel Girder Bridge with Composite Deck

FULL SET STD-EC-030

1114

2010

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-030-CoverSheet

142

2010

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-030-01

82

2010

General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-EC-030-02

71

2010

General Arrangement

STD-EC-030-03

119

2010

Steel Details

STD-EC-030-04

85

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Types

STD-EC-030-05

140

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 1 & Type 2 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-030-06

126

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 3 & Type 4 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-030-07

131

2010

Composite Precast Deck Panel – Sections

STD-EC-030-08

181

2010

Composite Precast Deck Panel – Details

STD-EC-030-09

197

2010

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

5 – Steel Girder Bridge with Non-Composite Deck

FULL SET STD-EC-040

1014

     2010

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-040-CoverSheet

143

     2010

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-040-01

81

2010

General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-EC-040-02

70

2010

General Arrangement

STD-EC-040-03

130

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Types

STD-EC-040-04

118

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 1 & Type 2 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-040-05

123

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 3 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-040-06

95

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Sections

STD-EC-040-07

156

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Details

STD-EC-040-08

195

2010

 

6. Substructure Drawings

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

6 – Substructure Drawings

FULL SET STD-E-050

4015

March 2015

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-050-CoverSheet

293

March 2015

General Notes

STD-EC-050-01

769

March 2015

Conceptual Concrete Ballast Wall for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-02

184

May 2014

Concrete Ballast Wall Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 1

STD-EC-050-03

164

May 2014

Concrete Ballast Wall Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 2

STD-EC-050-04

178

May 2014

Conceptual Substructure Details for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-05

206

March 2015

Substructure Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 1

STD-EC-050-06

232

March 2015

Substructure Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 2

STD-EC-050-07

126

May 2014

Substructure Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 3

STD-EC-050-08

172

May 2014

Conceptual Abutment Cap for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-09

171

March 2015

Conceptual Pier Cap for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-10

173

March 2015

Conceptual Lock Block Abutment for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-11

161

March 2015

Conceptual Lock Block Abutment for ASP Bridges

STD-EC-050-12

140

May 2014

Conceptual Lock Block Abutment for Concrete Bridges

STD-EC-050-13

142

May 2014

Precast Concrete Sill for Lock Block Abutments

STD-EC-050-14

159

May 2014

Precast Concrete Base Slab Details

STD-EC-050-15

111

May 2014

Conceptual Inverted "T" Abutment Details

STD-EC-050-16

192

May 2014

Conceptual Abutment Cap Beam for Concrete Bridges

STD-EC-050-17

162

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 1

STD-EC-050-18

160

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 2

STD-EC-050-19

118

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 3

STD-EC-050-20

146

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 4

STD-EC-050-21

180

May 2014

Pre-2014 Drawings:

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

6 – Substructure Drawings

FULL SET STD-E-050

3073

    2001

Standard Ballast Wall Details – Sheet 1

STD-E-050-01

176

1999

Standard Ballast Wall Details – Sheet 2

STD-E-050-02

103

1999

Standard Substructure Details – Sheet 1

STD-E-050-10

209

1999

Standard Substructure Details – Sheet 2

STD-E-050-11

192

1999

Conceptual Abutment Cap Beam

STD-E-050-20

145

1999

Conceptual Pier Cap Beam

STD-E-050-21

151

1999

Conceptual Integral Cap Beam & Wingwall

STD-E-050-22

133

1999

Concrete Cap and Lock Block Abutment Concept

STD-E-050-30

105

1999

Steel Cap and Lock Block Abutment Concept

STD-E-050-31

103

1999

Timber Cap and Lock Block Abutment Concept

STD-E-050-32

98

1999

Conceptual Inverted T Abutment

STD-E-050-40

74

1999

Precast Concrete Bridge Abutments for Concrete Bridges

   

 

Typical Concrete Cap Beam Details, Sheet 1

STD-E-050-50

152

2001

Typical Concrete Cap Beam Details, Sheet 2

STD-E-050-51

113

2001

Typical Concrete Cap Beam Details, Sheet 3

STD-E-050-52

115

2001

Footing & Column Sizes, Sheet 1

STD-E-050-53

116

2001

Footing & Column Sizes, Sheet 2

STD-E-050-54

125

2001

Precast Concrete & Steel Abutment Cap Beams for Steel Bridges

   

 

Steel Cap Beam – 2 Pile/Column System

STD-E-050-60

193

2001

Steel Cap Beam – 3 Pile/Column System

STD-E-050-61

155

2001

Steel Cap Beam – 4 Pile/Column System

STD-E-050-62

160

2001

Concrete Cap Beam – 2 Pile/Column System

STD-E-050-63

128

2001

Concrete Cap Beam – 3 Pile/Column System

STD-E-050-64

169

2001

Concrete Cap Beam – 4 Pile/Column System

STD-E-050-65

169

2001

Concrete Cap Beam – Embedded Plate Details

STD-E-050-66

92

2001

 

7. Pre-cast Pre-stressed Concrete Box Girders

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

7 – Precast Prestressed Concrete Box Girders

FULL SET STD-E-060

703

    1999

General Notes

STD-E-060-01A

240

1999

Girder Details – Sheet 1

STD-E-060-02A

194

1999

Girder Details – Sheet 2

STD-E-060-03A

274

1999

 

8. Pre-cast Reinforced Concrete Slab Girders

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

8 – Precast Reinforced Concrete Slab Girders

FULL SET TD-EC-070

615

Oct 28, 2016

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-070-CoverSheet

143

2016

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-070-01

83

2010

General Arrangement

STD-EC-070-02Rev1

158

2011

Slab Details – Sheet 1

STD-EC-070-03Rev1

122

Aug 10, 2016

Slab Details – Sheet 2

STD-EC-070-04

130

2010

 

9. Pre-cast Pre-stressed Concrete Slab Girders

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

9 – Precast Pre-stressed Concrete Slab Girders

FULL SET STD-E-080

1409

   1999 

General Notes

STD-E-080-01A

389

1999

Girder Details

STD-E-080-02A

185

1999

Girder Details – Grouted Shear Keys

STD-E-080-03A

266

1999

Girder Details – Welded Shear Keys

STD-E-080-04A

317

1999

Girder Details – No Shear Keys

STD-E-080-05A

266

1999

 

10. All-Steel Portable Bridges

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

10 – All Steel Portable Bridges

FULL SET STD-E-090

227

2009

Typical All-Steel Portable Superstructure Conceptual General Arrangement
Sheet 1 of 2

STD-E-090-01

94

2009 
Rev. 1

Typical All-Steel Portable Superstructure Conceptual General Arrangement
Sheet 2 of 2

STD-E-090-02

52

2007

 

11. Miscellaneous

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

11 – Miscellaneous

 

 

 

Composite Girder (Compo-Girder™)

STD-E-011-01

131

1999

Inverted Channel Girder (Compo-Girder™)

STD-E-011-02

170

1999

Precast Concrete Archpanel Composite Deck

STD-E-011-10A

 

1999

Open Bottom Culvert (Terraspan® GRS Arch™):

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

Open Bottom Culvert (Terraspan® GRS Arch™)

FULL SET STD-C-050

2486

2015

Cover Sheet

STD-C-050-CoverSheet

196

2015

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-C-050-01

989

2015

General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-C-050-02

839

2015

Example Profile and Elevation for Permanent Reconstructed Stream Channel Type Installation

STD-C-050-03

133

2015

Typical Cross-Sections for Reconstructed and Natural Stream Channel Type Installations

STD-C-050-04

219

2015

Inlet and Outlet Details

STD-C-050-05

149

2015

 

12. Culvert Drawings

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Revision

12 – Culvert Drawings

     

Steel Pipe Trash Rack

STD-C-040-01

88

2009