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  • Welcome to the Bridge Section
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    Bridge section is responsible for the design standards, load capacity evaluation, inspection and asset management for all state highway structures, tunnels, and other structural elements.
Spotlight Current Bridge News

New Oregons Historic Bridge Field Guide 2013 
(this is a very large pdf file and takes some time to download).
Coastal Bridges
Bridge Videos available from the Oregon T2 Center

Website Changes
The Bridge Engineering Website is undergoing some changes. We are cleaning up some old content, adding some new “subjects”, moving content from pages that are overrunning, and attempting to get content “closer to the surface”.  Please report any broken links you find using the “Web Site Feedback” link at the bottom of this page.
Bridge Design and Drafting Manual  
Proposed BDDM Manual (April 2015)

Proposals for the April 2015 BDDM updates

(please review)


Bridge Emergency Response Presentation (Level 1)
Conference/Training Events


2015 Bridge Design Conference

the 11th and 12th of May