Bridge (Engineering and Construction)

Bulletins

This page contains notifications on release of publications, updates, and revisions to Bridge Group guidelines, standards and other bridge and geotechnical service related memoranda.  In addition notifications may be released containing information affecting bridge design, inspection and geotechnical disciplines from national specifications and publications.

Guidelines

The guidelines on these pages reflect the latest AASHTO LRFD Specifications; updated sections are published as they become available. In the meantime, older sections of the guidelines remain available and are denoted with an asterisk (*).

Structure Detail Drawings

Structure Detail drawings are intended to supplement contract structure drawings for bridges and appurtenant highway structures. These drawings are used for recurring features in the same manner as the printed B standards drawings, which these drawings will eventually replace.

Bridge Inventory

This page contains links to both state and district inventories, which are presented in PDF format.

CADD MicroStation

These pages contain information on CADD English specifications, file-naming conventions, lists of abbreviations and downloadable cell libraries, seedfiles, etc.

Preservation Program

These pages contain a notice regarding bridge and overpass demolition debris.

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From the ADOT Blog : Bridges

TBT Glen Canyon Dam bridge
This photo looks pretty ordinary, but this scene actually holds a lot of state transportation history.
Cameron is a tale of four bridges
What does it take to cross the Little Colorado River? The answer is more than a century and three different bridges.
River bed view of Antelope Bridge ruins
Antelope Bridge is an early example of an Arizona project built with prison labor, but it couldn't overcome a poorly selected crossing site.
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Fourth Street bridge slide
Our project on the Fourth Street bridge over Interstate 40 is one of those times when things just seem to slide into place.
I-17 Central Ave bridge teardown
See the demolition that will lead to a better bridge on I-17 over Central Avenue.

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