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Bridges and Structures Technical Manuals

Memoranda addressed to "ALL BRIDGE DESIGNERS“ (ABD Memos) contain current information which must be considered in conjunction with the policies stated in these manuals. The latest version of the Bridges and Structures manuals are available as downloads from the table below.

Technical Manuals
Last updated: February 10, 2014

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Date of Last Revision

File Size (Kb)

Bridge Manual 2012 January 2012 19,500
Culvert June 2000 4,078
IDOT Drainage Manual July 2011 27,262
Sign Structures June, 2012 18,540
Standard Plans Retired 7/1/2008  
Structural Services Manual August 1999 / February 2013 19,000

BCR Procedures & Practices

December 2011 468
Bridge Element Inspection Manual

March 2014


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