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

​The 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
Drawing Revision Date

Standard Bridge Design Vehicles

FULL SET STD-EC-000

433

2010

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-000-CoverSheet

101

2010

Sheet 1

STD-EC-000-01

128

2010

Sheet 2

STD-EC-000-02

144

2010

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

Bridge Guardrails FULL SET STD-EC-010-01 TO 04, & 06    

Std. Bridge Guardrail CL-1

STD-EC-010-01

307

June 2014

HSS Rail CL-2

STD-EC-010-02Rev4

260

Oct 15, 2016

Standard Bridge Guardrail – HSS Rail – CL-3

STD-EC-010-03Rev3

264

May 25, 2017

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

STD-EC-010-04

106

Oct. 21, 2013

Standard HSS Guardrail for Precast Concrete Slab Bridges CL-3

STD-EC-010-06Rev2

270

May 10, 2016

Guidance Document for Selecting Bridge Guardrail Containment Level Guardrail Drawings (Guidance) 330 May 2019
       
Bridge Pedestrian Railings FULL SET STD-EC-010-10 & 11 250  
Standard Bridge Pedestrian Railings for Attachment to CL-2 & CL-3 Guardrails - DWG 1 of 2 STD-EC-010-10 237 March 31, 2017
Standard Bridge Pedestrian Railings for Attachment to CL-2 & CL-3 Guardrails - DWG 2 of 2 STD-EC-010-11 182 March 31, 2017
Guidance Document for Standard Bridge Pedestrian Railings Pedestrian Railing Drawings (Guidance) 425 May 2017
       
Bridge Approach Barriers FULL SET STD-EC-010-05, 15 & 16 636  
Simple Bridge Approach Barrier Concepts STD-EC-010-05 352 May 2019
Anchored/Connected Bridge Approach Barrier Concepts – DWG. 1 of 2 STD-EC-010-15 321 September 15, 2017
Anchored/Connected Bridge Approach Barrier Concepts – DWG. 2 of 2 STD-EC-010-16 185 September 15, 2017
Considerations for Use of Ministry Standard Drawings - STD-EC-010-05 (2019) and STD-EC-010-15 & 16 (2017) - Bridge Approach Barriers for FSR Bridges Bridge Approach Barrier Drawings (Considerations) 349 May 2019
Guidance Document for Determining Need for Bridge Approach Barriers on FSRs Bridge Approach Barrier Drawings (Guidance) 330 May 2019

 

 

2. Timber Deck

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

2 – Timber Deck

FULL SET STD-EC-020

1125

Jan. 17, 2014

Timber Deck Bridges – Cover Sheet

STD-EC-020-CoverSheet

54

2012

Timber Deck Bridges, General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-020-01

73

2012

Timber Deck Bridges, General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-EC-020-02

65

2012

Permanent, Continuous Timber Deck Bridge – General Arrangement

STD-EC-020-03

130

Aug. 9, 2012

Portable, Continuous Timber Deck Bridge – General Arrangement

STD-EC-020-04

132

Aug. 9, 2012

Modular Timber Deck Bridge, General Arrangement & Details

STD-EC-020-05

109

Jan. 17, 2014

Modular Timber Bridge Deck, Attachment Details – New Bridges

STD-EC-020-06

97

Aug. 9, 2012

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

STD-EC-020-07

105

Aug. 9, 2012

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

3 – Timber Portable Bridge

FULL SET STD-E-025

256

2010

6.1 m Span Timber Portable Bridge – General Notes

STD-E-025-01

120

2010

6.1 m Span Timber Portable Bridge Plan & Elevations

STD-E-025-02

97

2010

6.1 m Span Timber Portable Bridge General Arrangement & Details

STD-E-025-03

75

2010

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

4 – Steel Girder Bridge with Composite Deck

FULL SET STD-EC-030

1103

2010

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-030-CoverSheet

145

2010

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-030-01

84

2010

General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-EC-030-02

73

2010

General Arrangement

STD-EC-030-03

121

2010

Steel Details

STD-EC-030-04

86

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Types

STD-EC-030-05

142

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 1 & Type 2 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-030-06

128

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 3 & Type 4 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-030-07

132

2010

Composite Precast Deck Panel – Sections

STD-EC-030-08

182

2010

Composite Precast Deck Panel – Details

STD-EC-030-09

199

2010

       
Steel Armour for Deck Ends (to be used together with STD-EC-030-01 to 09 or STD-EC-040-01 to 08) STD-EC-031-01 928

2019

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

5 – Steel Girder Bridge with Non-Composite Deck

FULL SET STD-EC-040

1817

     2010

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-040-CoverSheet

163

     2010

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-040-01

101

2010

General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-EC-040-02

90

2010

General Arrangement

STD-EC-040-03

153

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Types

STD-EC-040-04

136

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 1 & Type 2 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-040-05

141

2010

Precast Deck Panel Type 3 – Reinforcing

STD-EC-040-06

113

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Sections

STD-EC-040-07

204

2010

Precast Deck Panel – Details

STD-EC-040-08

213

2010

 

6. Substructure Drawings

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

6 – Substructure Drawings

FULL SET STD-E-050

5299

March 2015

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-050-CoverSheet

507

March 2015

General Notes

STD-EC-050-01

1385

March 2015

Conceptual Concrete Ballast Wall for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-02

236

May 2014

Concrete Ballast Wall Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 1

STD-EC-050-03

216

May 2014

Concrete Ballast Wall Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 2

STD-EC-050-04

230

May 2014

Conceptual Substructure Details for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-05

259

March 2015

Substructure Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 1

STD-EC-050-06

283

March 2015

Substructure Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 2

STD-EC-050-07

176

May 2014

Substructure Details for Steel Bridges – Sheet 3

STD-EC-050-08

222

May 2014

Conceptual Abutment Cap for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-09

220

March 2015

Conceptual Pier Cap for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-10

223

March 2015

Conceptual Lock Block Abutment for Steel Bridges

STD-EC-050-11

211

March 2015

Conceptual Lock Block Abutment for ASP Bridges

STD-EC-050-12

194

May 2014

Conceptual Lock Block Abutment for Concrete Bridges

STD-EC-050-13

204

May 2014

Precast Concrete Sill for Lock Block Abutments

STD-EC-050-14

210

May 2014

Precast Concrete Base Slab Details

STD-EC-050-15

163

May 2014

Conceptual Inverted "T" Abutment Details

STD-EC-050-16

244

May 2014

Conceptual Abutment Cap Beam for Concrete Bridges

STD-EC-050-17

212

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 1

STD-EC-050-18

212

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 2

STD-EC-050-19

169

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 3

STD-EC-050-20

198

May 2014

Substructure Details for Concrete Slab Bridges – Sheet 4

STD-EC-050-21

232

May 2014

Pre-2014 Drawings:

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

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
Drawing Revision Date

7 – Precast Prestressed Concrete Box Girders

FULL SET STD-E-060

958

    1999

General Notes

STD-E-060-01A

229

1999

Girder Details – Sheet 1

STD-E-060-02A

328

1999

Girder Details – Sheet 2

STD-E-060-03A

320

1999

 

8. Pre-cast Reinforced Concrete Slab Girders

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

8 – Precast Reinforced Concrete Slab Girders

FULL SET TD-EC-070

608

Oct 28, 2016

Cover Sheet

STD-EC-070-CoverSheet

229

2016

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-EC-070-01

106

2010

General Arrangement

STD-EC-070-02Rev1

180

2011

Slab Details – Sheet 1

STD-EC-070-03Rev1

130

Aug 10, 2016

Slab Details – Sheet 2

STD-EC-070-04

149

2010

 

9. Pre-cast Pre-stressed Concrete Slab Girders

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

9 – Precast Pre-stressed Concrete Slab Girders

FULL SET STD-E-080

1742

   1999 

General Notes

STD-E-080-01A

344

1999

Girder Details

STD-E-080-02A

313

1999

Girder Details – Grouted Shear Keys

STD-E-080-03A

364

1999

Girder Details – Welded Shear Keys

STD-E-080-04A

310

1999

Girder Details – No Shear Keys

STD-E-080-05A

296

1999

 

10. All-Steel Portable Bridges

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

10 – All Steel Portable Bridges

FULL SET STD-E-090

202

2009

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

STD-E-090-01

117

2009 
Rev. 1

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

STD-E-090-02

119

2007

 

11. Miscellaneous

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

11 – Miscellaneous

 

 

 

Composite Girder (Compo-Girder™)

STD-E-011-01

185

1999

Inverted Channel Girder (Compo-Girder™)

STD-E-011-02

253

1999

Precast Concrete Archpanel Composite Deck

STD-E-011-10A

224

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

2472

2015

Cover Sheet

STD-C-050-CoverSheet

209

2015

General Notes – Sheet 1

STD-C-050-01

1035

2015

General Notes – Sheet 2

STD-C-050-02

880

2015

Example Profile and Elevation for Permanent Reconstructed Stream Channel Type Installation

STD-C-050-03

151

2015

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

STD-C-050-04

177

2015

Inlet and Outlet Details

STD-C-050-05

120

2015

 

12. Culvert Drawings

Series/Drawing Title

Drawing No. (PDF)

Size (KB)

Latest
Drawing Revision Date

12 – Culvert Drawings

     

Steel Pipe Trash Rack

STD-C-040-01

77

2009