Bridge Standards & Procedures Manual
Policies, specifications, standards and guidelines to be followed in the development of bridges and related structures on the highway system in British Columbia for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.
Download updates to the Bridge Standards & Procedures Manual to maintain compliance with current requirements.
- Volume 1 – Supplement to CHBDC S6-14
Provides modifications to specific design clauses within CSA-S6-14 Canadian Highway Design Bridge Code (CHBDC) to reflect the practices and requirements for bridge design and construction conducted for the ministry.
- Volume 2 – Procedures and Directions
Provides specific requirements for development of bridge design drawings and construction engineering submissions to the ministry along with guidance for procedures used in delivery of a bridge project.
- Volume 3 – Drawings
Provides standard drawings, reference drawings and archived drawings.
- Volume 4 – Seismic Retrofit Design Criteria
Background document from 2005 for seismic assessment and retrofit design of ministry bridges. See Section 4 in Volume 1 for current seismic retrofit criteria.
- Volume 5 – Low Volume Road Bridge Design Guidelines
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- Volume 6 - Hydrotechnical Engineering
Provides Core Documents, Guidelines, Inventory Templates, Design Drawing Samples and additional reference documents necessary for hydrotechnical projects.
- Volume 7 - Special Provisions
Provides Special Provision documents useful for the implementation of bridge projects.
- Volume 8 - Construction Guidelines
Provides Construction Guidelines and helpful forms useful for the implementation of bridge projects.