DMRB Volume 1 Section 3 Part 14 (BD 37/01) Highway structures: Approval procedures and general design. General design. Loads for highway bridges (includes Correction pages dated February and May 2002)
Specifies the loading to be used for the design of highway bridges and associated structures through the attached revision of composite version of BS 5400: Part 2. This revision also includes the clauses that relate to railway bridge live load.
Superseded by CS 454 Assessment of highway bridges and structures (HE, 2019). DMRB 1.3.14. Supersedes BD 37/88. Correction February 2002 ISBN 0115523944. Correction May 2002 ISBN 0115525831. Design manual for roads and bridges (DMRB). Old series - DMRB Departmental Standards (Bridges and Structures). Superseded in part by BD 60/04. BD37/01.
The Highways Agency is now known as Highways England. The new government company is in charge of operating England's motorways and major A roads, including modernising and maintaining the highways. Their publications include the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, the Manual of Contract Documents for Road Works and Interim Advice Notes.
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