PENNDOT Bridge Design Standards (Archives)

ARCHIVED BRIDGE DESIGN STANDARDS (BDs)

Std. Dwg. No. Standard Title Date Sheet Title(s) No. of Shts.
-- Transmittal Letters & Revision Description

Jan 1996 Edition

5

Jan. 21, 2003
5
April 15, 2004
3
July 29, 2005
4
July 24, 2006
3
Dec. 15, 2006
2
July 20 2007
6
Dec. 29, 2008
2
Sept 29, 2010
8
Aug. 31 2012
10
Nov 26, 2013
4
Dec 15, 2014
4
April 29, 2016
3
August 4, 2017
2

BD-600M

Index of Standards

Jan 2, 1996

1

Jan 4, 1999

1

Dec 24, 1999

1

June 30, 2000

1

Dec 29, 2000

1

July 11, 2001

1

Jan. 21, 2003

1
April 15, 2004
1
July 29, 2005
1
July 24, 2006
1
July 24, 2006
1
Dec 16, 2006
1
JULY 20, 2007
1
Dec 29, 2008
1
June 9, 2010
1
Sept. 20, 2010
1
Aug 31, 2012
1
Nov 26, 2013
1
Nov 21, 2014
1
April 29 2016
1
August 4, 2017
1

BD-601M

Concrete Deck Slab

Jan 2, 1996

1

Dec. 24, 1999

7

Dec. 29, 2000

7

July 11, 2001

7

Jan. 21, 2003
9
April 15, 2004
9
July 29, 2005
9
July 24, 2006 10
July 20, 2007 11
Sept 20, 2010 10
Aug 31, 2012 10
Nov 26, 2013 10
Nov 21, 2014 10
Apr. 29, 2016 11

BD-602M

Sound Barrier Walls

June 30, 2000

8

Jan. 21, 2003
8

BD-604M

Grid Reinforced Concrete Bridge Decks

Jan. 4, 1999

5

Jun. 30, 2000

5

Jan. 21, 2003
5
Sept. 20, 2010 5
Nov. 21, 2014 5
Apr. 29, 2016 4

BD-605M

Precast Concrete Deck Panels

Nov. 21, 2014

6

Apr. 29, 2016 6

BD-606M

Precast Slab Bridges & Culverts

Dec. 29, 2000

3

Jan. 21 2003

3

July 24, 2006 3

BD-609M

PA Structure Mounted Guide Rail

July 20, 2007

3

Dec 29, 2008 2
Sept 20, 2010 2
Aug, 31, 2012 1
Nov. 26, 2013 1
April 29, 2016 1

BD-610M

PA Bridge Barrier

April 15,2004

17

July 24, 2006 17
Sept. 20 2010 17
Nov. 21, 2014 17
April 29, 2016 17
Aug. 4, 2017 17

BD-611M

Concrete Diaphragm Details for Steel I-Beam Structures

Dec. 24, 1999

2

Jan. 21, 2003
2
July 29, 2005 2
July 20, 2007 3
Sept 20, 2010 3
Aug 31, 2012 3
Nov. 21, 2014 3
Apr. 29, 2016 3

BD-612M

Utility Attachment to Superstructure

Dec. 29, 2000

3

Jan. 21, 2003
3
July 29, 2005 3
Sept 20, 2010 3
Nov. 21, 2014 3
Apr. 29, 2016 3

BD-613M

High Load Multi-Rotational Pot Bearings

Jan. 21, 2003
15
July 20, 2007 15
Sept. 20, 2010 15
Nov. 26, 2013 7

BD-614M

R.C. Parapet Modifications

Dec. 29, 2000

3

BD-615M

PA HT Bridge Barrier

Jan. 21, 2003
3
July 29, 2005 3
Sept 20, 2010 3
Nov. 21, 2014 3
Apr. 29, 2016 3

BD-616M

Field Splice

July 11, 2001

2

Jan. 21, 2003 2
Sept. 20, 2010 2

BD-617M

PA Type 10M Bridge Barrier

Jan. 21, 2003

18

July 24, 2006 18
July 20, 2007 18
Sept 20, 2010 17
Nov. 21, 2014 17
Apr. 29, 2016 16

BD-618M

PA Vertical Wall Bridge Barrier

Jan. 21, 2003

13

July 24, 2006 13
July 20, 2007 13
Sept 20, 2010 12
Nov. 21, 2014 12
Apr. 29, 2016 12

BD-619M

Cross Frame and Solid Plate Diaphragms for Steel Bridges

Nov. 21, 2014

5

Apr. 29, 2016 5
BD-620M Steel Girder Bridges, Lateral Bracing Criteria April 15, 2004 6
Sept 20, 2010 6
Nov. 21, 2014 6
Apr. 29, 2016 6

BD-621M

Reinforced Concrete Abutments

Jan 2, 1996

1

Dec. 24, 1999

1

Jan. 21, 2003

2
April 15, 2004
2
July 29, 2005
2
July 20, 2007 3
Sept 20, 2010 3
Aug. 31, 2012 3
Nov. 21, 2014 3
Apr. 29, 2016 3

BD-622M

R.C. Abutments With Backwall Flared Wings

Jan. 2, 1996

2

June 30, 2000

5

Jan. 21, 2003
5
July 29, 2005
5
July 24, 2006 5
July 20, 2007 5
Sept 20, 2010 5
Nov. 21, 2014 5
Apr. 29, 2016 5

BD-624M

R.C. Abutments Without Backwall

Jan. 2 1996

5

June 30, 2000

5

Jan. 21, 2003
5
July 29, 2005
5
July 24, 2006 5
July 20, 2007 5
Sept. 20, 2010 5
Apr. 29, 2016 5

BD-625M

Wingwall Length

Jan. 2, 1996

1

Dec. 24, 1999

2

Jan. 21, 2003 1
Sept. 20, 2010 1
BD-626M Anchored Walls Aug. 31, 2012 9
Apr. 29, 2016 9
BD-627M Moment Slabs July 20, 2007 8
Sept 20, 2010 8
Aug 31, 2012 8
Nov. 21, 2014 8
Apr. 29, 2016 8

BD-628M

Bridge Approach Slabs

Dec.15, 2006

34
July 20 2007 35
Sept. 20, 2010 35
Aug. 31, 2012 35
April 29, 2016 35
Aug. 4, 2017 35
BD-629M Standard Reinforced Concrete Piers(Previously 659M)

July 24, 2006

15
July 20, 2007 15
Sept. 20, 2010 15
Aug. 31, 2012 15
Nov. 26, 2013 15
Nov. 21, 2014 15
Apr. 29, 2016 15

BD-631M

End Wall Details

Jan. 2, 1996

2

June. 30, 2000

2

Dec. 29, 2000

2

Jan 21, 2003
2
July 24, 2006 2
Sept. 20, 2010 2
April 29, 2016 2
Aug. 4, 2017 2

BD-632M

R.C. Box Culvert, Cast-in-Place

Jan 2, 1996

8

June 30, 2000

8

July 11, 2001

8

Jan. 21, 2003
9
July 29, 2005
10
July 24, 2006 11
July 20, 2007 11
Dec. 29, 2008 11
Sept. 20, 2010 11
Aug. 31, 2012 15
Nov. 26, 2013 13
Nov. 21, 2014 13
April 29, 2016 13
Aug. 4, 2017 13

BD-633M

R.C. Arch Culverts

Jan. 2, 1996

2

Dec. 29, 2000 2
Jan. 21, 2003 2
Sept. 20, 2010 2
Apr. 29, 2016 2

BD-634M

Gabion End Walls

Jan. 2, 1996

1

Dec. 29, 2000 1
Jan. 21, 2003 1
Sept. 20, 2010 1
Aug. 31, 2012 1

BD-635M

Design Tables for Metal Culverts

Jan. 2, 1996

4

June 30, 2000
7
Jan. 21, 2003
7
June 09, 2010
7
Sept. 20, 2010
7

BD-636M

Reinforced Concrete Pipe

Jan. 2, 1996

9

June 30, 2000
18
Jan. 21, 2003
18
June 09, 2010 18
Sept 20, 2010 18
Nov. 26, 2013 10
Apr. 29, 2016 10
BD-641M Overhead Sign Structures – Cantilever & Center-Mount Structures - Strut Lengths Up to 12 192 (40')

Jan. 21, 2003

11
July 20, 2007 11
Sept. 20, 2010 8
Aug. 31, 2012 8
Nov 26, 2013 8
Nov. 21, 2014 8
April 29, 2016 8
BD-642M Overhead Sign Structures – Tapered Tube Structures Spans From 9 144 to 24 384 (30’ – 80’)

Jan. 21, 2003

8
July 20, 2007 8
Sept. 20, 2010 6
Aug. 31, 2012 6
Nov 26, 2013 6
Nov 21, 2014 6
April 29, 2016 0

BD-643M

Overhead Sign Structures – 2-Post Planar Truss Spans From 9 144 to 30 480 (30' to 100')

July 11, 2001

18
Jan. 21, 2003 8
July 20, 2007 8
Sept. 20, 2010 6
Aug 31, 2012 6
Nov. 26, 2013 6
Nov. 21, 2014 6
April 29, 2016 6
BD-644M Overhead Sign Structures – 2-Post & 4-Post Tri-chord Truss Spans From 18 288 to 73 152 (60' to 240')
Jan. 21, 2003
21
July 20, 2007 21
Sept. 20, 2010 13
Aug. 31, 2012 13
Nov 26, 2013 13
Nov 21, 2014 13
April 29, 2016 13
BD-645M

Overhead Sign Structures – 4-Post 4-chord Truss Spans From 30 480 to 60 960 (100' to 200')

Jan. 21, 2003

10
Dec. 15, 2006 10
July 20 2007 10
Sept. 20, 2010 7
Aug. 31, 2012 7
Nov 26, 2013 7
Nov 21, 2014 7
April 29, 2016 7
BD-647M

Monopipe Sign Structures

Dec. 29,2008

4
Sept. 20, 2010 4
Aug. 31, 2012 4
Nov 26, 2013 5
Nov 21, 2014 5
April 29, 2016 5
BD-649M

Dynamic Message Signs, Center-Mount Sign Structures

Nov. 26, 2013

6
Nov 21, 2014 6
April 29, 2016 6
BD-650M

Standard Dynamic Message Signs Truss Sign, Structures

Nov. 26, 2013

4
Nov 21, 2014 4
April 29, 2016 4

BD-651M

Requirements for Tendons, Dowels, Shear Block, Diaphragms, Skew Limitations and Backwalls. P/S Concrete I-Beam, PA Bulb-Tee Beam and Box Beam Bridges

Jan. 2, 1996

1

Dec. 24, 1999
2
Dec. 29, 2000
2
Jan. 21, 2003
2
July 29, 2005 2
July 20, 2007 2
Sept 20, 2010 2
Nov 26, 2013 2
Nov 21, 2014 2

BD-652M

Beam Sizes and Section Properties

Jan. 2, 1996

4

June 30, 2000

4
Jan. 21, 2003 4
April 15, 2004 6
July 20, 2007 6
Dec. 29, 2008 3
Sept. 20, 2010 3
Aug. 31, 2012 3

BD-653M

Typical Framing Plans & Details, P/S Concrete I-Beam and Spread Box Beam Bridges

Jan. 2, 1996

1

June 30, 2000
4
Jan. 21, 2003
2
July 29, 2005 2
July 20, 2007 2
Sept 20, 2010 2
Nov 26, 2013 2
Nov 21, 2014 2
Apr. 29, 2016 2
BD-654M

Standard Adjacent Box Beam Details

Jan. 2, 1996

4
BD-655M Typical Superstructure Sections
Jan. 2 1996
2
Dec. 24, 1999
2
July. 11, 2001
2
Jan. 21, 2003
2
July 29, 2005
2
July 24, 2006 2
July 20, 2007 2
Dec 29, 2008 2
Sept. 20, 2010 2
Aug. 31, 2012 2
Apr. 29, 2016 2

BD-656M

Typical Logitudinal Sections, I-Beam and Box Beam Bridges

Jan 2, 1996

3

June 30, 2000
4
July 11, 2001
4
Jan. 21, 2003
4
July 29,2005
4
July 24, 2006 4
July 20, 2007 7
Sept. 20, 2010 7
Aug. 31, 2012 7
Nov. 21, 2014 7
Apr. 29, 2016 7

BD-657M

I-Beam & Box Beam Bridges

Dec. 24, 1999

3

Jan. 21, 2003

1

July 24, 2006 1
July 20, 2007 1
Sept. 20, 2010 1
Aug. 31, 2012 1

BD-658M

Shear Block Details at Pier – P/S Concrete I-Beams & Box Beam Bridges

Jan. 2, 1996

1

Dec. 24, 1999
1
Jan. 21, 2003
1
July 29, 2005 1
Sept. 20, 2010 1
Nov. 21, 2014 1

BD-660M

Deck Slab & Steel Reinforcement Placement, P/S Concrete I-Beam and Box Beam Bridges

Jan. 1, 1996

1

Dec. 24, 1999
1
Jan. 21, 2003
2
July 29,2005
2
July 24, 2006 2
Sept. 20, 2010 2
Nov. 21, 2014 2
Apr. 29, 2016 2

BD-661M

Box Beam Reinforcement Details, Adjacent Box Beam

Jan. 2, 1996

5

Dec. 24, 1999 5
Jan. 21, 2003 5
April 15, 2004 7
July 29, 2005
7
July 24, 2006 7
July 20, 2007 8
Sept. 20, 2010 8
Aug, 31, 2012 8
Nov. 21, 2014 8
Apr. 29, 2016 8

BD-662M

I-Beam Reinforcement Details

Jan. 2, 1996

1

Dec. 24, 1999
3
Dec. 29, 2000
3
April 15, 2004
3
July 29, 2005
3
July 24, 2006 3
July 20, 2007 4
Sept. 20, 2010 4
Aug. 31, 2012 4
Apr. 29, 2016 4

BD-664M

Continuity for Live Load Details - I-Beam Bridges

Jan. 2, 1996

3

Dec. 24, 1999

3

Dec. 29, 2000

4

Jan. 21, 2003

3
April 15, 2004
4
July 29, 2005 4
July 20, 2007 4
Sept. 20, 2010 4
Apr. 29, 2016 4

BD-665M

Continuity for Live Load Details – Box Beam Bridges

Jan 2, 1996

3

Dec. 24, 1999
3
Jan. 21, 2003
3
July 29, 2005 3
July 20, 2007 3
Sept. 20, 2010 3
BD-666M

CFRP Strengthening, Prestressed Concrete Beams

Aug. 31, 2012

1
Nov. 21, 2014 3
Apr. 29, 2016 1

BD-667M

Integral Abutment

Dec. 24, 1999

6

Dec. 29, 2000
10
Jan. 21, 2003
6
July 29, 2005
6
July 24, 2006 6
July 20, 2007 6
Sept. 20, 2010 9
Aug. 31, 2012 9
Nov 26, 2013 9
Nov 21, 2014 9
Apr. 29, 2016 9

BD-668M

Precast Channel Beam Bridges

Dec. 24, 1999

2

Jan. 21, 2003 2
Sept. 20, 2010 3
Aug. 31, 2012 3
Apr. 29, 2016 3
BD-676M

Ground Mounted Sound Barriers – Precast Concrete Panels

July 29, 2005 6
Sept. 20, 2010 6
Apr. 29, 2016 6
BD-677M Ground Mounted Sound Barriers – Precast Concrete Posts July 29, 2005 28
Sept. 20, 2010 28
Nov. 26, 2013 20
Apr. 29, 2016 20
BD-678M Ground Mounted Sound Barriers – Steel Posts July 29, 2005 18
Sept 20, 2010 18
Nov. 21, 2014 14
Apr. 29, 2016 14
BD-679M Structure Mounted Sound Barrier Walls July 29, 2005 11
Sept. 20, 2010 11
Nov. 26, 2013 11
Apr. 29, 2016 11
BD-680M Offset Sound Barrier Walls July 29, 2005 8
Sept. 20, 2010 8
Apr. 29, 2016 8
BD-697M

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil, Intergrated Bridge System

Nov. 26, 2013

4
Nov. 21, 2014 4
Apr. 29, 2016 4

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