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Bridge Details Manual Part II

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February 2022
Wire Fence on Concrete Parapet PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Wire Fence (Design W-1) and Concrete Parapet (Type P-1) 7.119 7.119 Jan. 5, 2017 Feb. 8, 2022
Single Slope Barrier Type S PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.138(A) 7.138(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.138(B) 7.138(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.138(C) 7.138(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.138(D) 7.138(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) No Approach Panel 7.138(E) 7.138(E) May 10, 2017 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.139(A) 7.139(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.139(B) 7.139(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.139(C) 7.139(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.139(D) 7.139(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.140(A) 7.140(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.140(B) 7.140(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.140(C) 7.140(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.140(D) 7.140(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.141(A) 7.141(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.141(B) 7.141(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.141(C) 7.141(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.141(D) 7.141(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.142(A) 7.142(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.142(B) 7.142(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.142(C) 7.142(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.142(D) 7.142(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.143(A) 7.143(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.143(B) 7.143(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.143(C) 7.143(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.143(D) 7.143(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Single Slope Split Median Barrier Type S PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Split Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.144(A) 7.144(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.144(B) 7.144(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.144(C) 7.144(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.144(D) 7.144(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.145(A) 7.145(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.145(B) 7.145(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.145(C) 7.145(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.145(D) 7.145(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.146(A) 7.146(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.146(B) 7.146(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.146(C) 7.146(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Split Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.146(D) 7.146(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Single Slope Solid Median Barrier Type S PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Solid Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.147(A) 7.147(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.147(B) 7.147(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.147(C) 7.147(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 36” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.147(D) 7.147(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.148(A) 7.148(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.148(B) 7.148(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.148(C) 7.148(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 42” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.148(D) 7.148(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.149(A) 7.149(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.149(B) 7.149(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.149(C) 7.149(C) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Solid Median Barrier 54” (Type S, TL-4) (Parapet Abutment) (With 2" Concrete Wearing Course) 7.149(D) 7.149(D) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Metal Railing for Bikeways PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Metal Railing (Type M-1) for Bikeways on Concrete Parapet (Type P-1) Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (Without Guardrail Connection) 7.154(A) 7.154(A) Dec. 2, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
Metal Railing (Type M-1) for Bikeways on Concrete Parapet (Type P-1) Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (With Guardrail Connection) 7.154(B) 7.154(B) Dec. 2, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Metal Railing (Type M-1) for Bikeways on Concrete Parapet (Type P-1) Parapet Abutment (Without Guardrail Connection) 7.154(C) 7.154(C) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Metal Railing (Type M-1) for Bikeways on Concrete Parapet (Type P-1) Parapet Abutment (with Guardrail Connection) 7.154(D) 7.154(D) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Structural Tube Railing Design T-1 and Concrete Parapet (Type P-2, TL-4) PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(A) 7.157(A) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Guardrail Connection (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(B) 7.157(B) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(C) 7.157(C) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(D) 7.157(D) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(E) 7.157(E) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment with Guardrail Connection (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(F) 7.157(F) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(G) 7.157(G) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment with Bridge Slab Sidewalk and Guardrail Connection (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.157(H) 7.157(H) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Structural Tube Railing (Design T-2) PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
for Concrete Type J or F Barrier 7.158(A) 7.158(A) April 21, 2021 Feb. 8, 2022
for 36” Concrete Type S Barrier 7.158(B) 7.158(B) April 21, 2021 Feb. 8, 2022
Ornamental Metal Railing with Fence PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Design T-3 Parapet Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (without Guardrail Connection) 7.160(A) 7.160(A) Nov. 6, 2013 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-3 Parapet Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (with Guardrail Connection) 7.160(B) 7.160(B) Dec. 2, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-3 Parapet Mount Parapet Abutment (without Guardrail Connection) 7.160(C) 7.160(C) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-3 Parapet Mount Parapet Abutment (with Guardrail Connection) 7.160(D) 7.160(D) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-3 Curb Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment 7.161(A) 7.161(A) Nov. 6, 2013 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-3 Curb Mount Parapet Abutment 7.161(B) 7.161(B) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Ornamental Metal Railing PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Ornamental Metal Railing Design T-4 Parapet Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (without Guardrail Connection) 7.162(A) 7.162(A) Nov. 6, 2013 Feb. 8, 2022
Ornamental Metal Railing Design T-4 Parapet Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (with Guardrail Connection) 7.162(B) 7.162(B) Dec. 2, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Ornamental Metal Railing Design T-4 Parapet Mount Parapet Abutment (without Guardrail Connection) 7.162(C) 7.162(C) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Ornamental Metal Railing Design T-4 Parapet Mount Parapet Abutment (with Guardrail Connection) 7.162(D) 7.162(D) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-4 Curb Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment 7.163(A) 7.163(A) Nov. 6, 2013 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-4 Curb Mount Parapet Abutment 7.163(B) 7.163(B) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-5 Parapet Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (without Guardrail Connection) 7.164(A) 7.164(A) Feb. 22, 2018 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-5 Parapet Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (with Guardrail Connection) 7.164(B) 7.164(B) Dec. 2, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-5 Parapet Mount Parapet Abutment (without Guardrail Connection) 7.164(C) 7.164(C) Feb. 8, 2018 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-5 Parapet Mount Parapet Abutment (with Guardrail Connection) 7.164(D) 7.164(D) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-5 Curb Mount Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment 7.165(A) 7.165(A) Feb. 22, 2018 Feb. 8, 2022
Design T-5 Curb Mount Parapet Abutment 7.165(B) 7.165(B) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Parapet (Type P-1, TL-2) PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (Without Concrete Wearing Course) With Raised Sidewalk 7.166(A) 7.166(A) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.166(B) 7.166(B) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) With Raised Sidewalk 7.166(C) 7.166(C) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.166(D) 7.166(D) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment (Without Concrete Wearing Course) With Raised Sidewalk 7.166(E) 7.166(E) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.166(F) 7.166(F) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) With Raised Sidewalk 7.166(G) 7.166(G) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.166(H) 7.166(H) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Curb PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
For Use with Ornamental Railing 7.167 7.167 Nov. 6, 2013 Feb. 8, 2022
Concrete Barrier (Type P-4, TL-4) PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.173(A) 7.173(A) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Integral or Semi-Integral Abutment (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.173(B) 7.173(B) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet Abutment (Without Concrete Wearing Course) 7.173(C) 7.173(C) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Parapet (With 2” Concrete Wearing Course) 7.173(D) 7.173(D) April 9, 2020 Feb. 8, 2022
Glulam Timber Rail PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
TL-2 Glulam Timber Rail (For Timber Slabs) 7.175 7.175 April 21, 2021 April 21, 2021
TL-4 Glulam Timber Rail (For Timber Slabs) 7.176 7.176 April 21, 2021 April 21, 2021
Wire Fence For Pedestrian Bridges and Walkways PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
5 Ft. Wire Fence Design W-1 For Pedestrian Bridges 7.202 7.202 Jan. 5, 2017 Dec, 2, 2020
8 Ft. Wire Fence for Pedestrian Walks 7.205 7.205 Jan. 5, 2017 Dec. 2, 2020
Grouted Injected Fabric Formed Slope Paving PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Grouted Injected Fabric Formed Slope Paving 7.300 7.300 Jan. 5, 2017 Jan. 5, 2017
Concrete Slope Paving Under Bridges PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Concrete Slope Paving Under Bridges 7.301 7.301 Sept. 26, 2003 Nov. 8, 2018
Riprap and Stabilized Aggregate Slope Paving Under Bridges PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Stabilized Aggregate Slope Paving Under Bridges 7.302 7.302 Sep. 26, 2003 Sept. 11, 2014
Riprap Slope with Geotextile (Slopes 1:2 and Flatter) 7.309 7.309 May 24, 2011 Feb. 8, 2022
Conduit System For -- PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Conduit System For -- 7.402 7.402 Sep. 26, 2003 May 24, 2012
Conduit System Lighting PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
Type S Concrete Barrier Blister, With or Without Wearing Course 7.406(B) 7.406(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Aug. 24, 2016
Prestressed Concrete Beams PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
30MH Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) 30MH- 7.501 7.501 Dec. 20, 2018 Feb. 8, 2022
35MH Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) 35MH- 7.502 7.502 Dec. 20, 2018 Feb. 8, 2022
40MH Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) 40MH- 7.503 7.503 Dec. 20, 2018 Feb. 8, 2022
27" Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) 27M 7.504 7.504 Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
36" Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) 36M 7.505 7.505 Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
MN45" Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) MN45 7.507 7.507 Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
MN54" Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) MN54 7.508 7.508 Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
MN63" Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) MN63 7.509 7.509 Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
82MW Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) 82MW- 7.531 7.531 Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
96MW Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) 96MW- 7.532 7.532 Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
14", 18" and 22" Rectangular Prestressed Concrete Beam (Pretensioned) RB 7.550  7.550  Jan. 13, 2015 Feb. 8, 2022
Waterproof Expansion Device PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
With Type F Barrier 7.627(A) 7.627(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
With Type S Barrier 7.627(B) 7.627(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
For Concrete Parapet 7.627(C) 7.627(C) Feb. 8, 2022 Feb. 8, 2022
Snow Plow Protection (Use On Skews Over 15 Degrees and Less Than 50 Degrees) 7.628 7.628   Sep. 26, 2003 Nov. 6, 2013
Raised Median Or Sidewalk with F Barrier and Parapet 7.630(A) 7.630(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Raised Median Or Sidewalk with S Barrier and Parapet 7.630(B) 7.630(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Raised Median or Integral Sidewalk with F Barrier and Curb 7.632(A) 7.632(A) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
Raised Median or Integral Sidewalk with S Barrier and Curb 7.632(B) 7.632(B) Aug. 24, 2016 Feb. 8, 2022
As-Built Bridge Data PDF DGN Approved Revised/Log
As-Built Bridge Data 7.900  7.900   May 10, 2017 May 10, 2017