Letter from State Bridge Engineer, Bruce V. Johnson
Table of Content Updated
Section_1 Completely updated Section 1 in the Bridge Design and Drafting Manual
126.96.36.199(4) Live Loads:Structure Repair and/or Strengthening – Clarify vehicles and load factors to use for strengthening designs
188.8.131.52 CAD Files: Drawings Start to Finish – Clarify where to obtain structure, drawing, and calculation book numbers. Clarify As-Constructed procedures.
184.108.40.206 CAD Files: What Bridge Headquarters Needs at Completion of a Design Project – Distinguish needs between State Highway bridges vs. Local or other State owned bridges.
220.127.116.11 CAD Files:Microstation Models – Change procedure to take advantage of a change in Microstation regarding use of Annotation Scale.
2.1.5 Menus – Archive old menus due to going to version XX of Microstation.
2.3.1 Drawing Identification Tag – Delete 2.3.1 in its entirety. No longer needed due to going to version XX of Microstation.
2.4.2 Title Block – Clarify when Structure and Drawing numbers are required.
2.7.6 Deck Plan – Add “Bridge ID Marker” to list of items to show on deck plan sheet.
18.104.22.168 As-Constructed Drawings– Clarify naming convention for tif files.
Section_3 New Section 3 in the Bridge Design and Drafting Manual