Guidance for Bridge Managers
UK Bridges Board, working with Bridge Owners Forum, has collated a list of bridge guidance to assist UK bridge management teams in finding, using and sharing best practice guidance. If you feel something is missing or have other feedback please use the Feedback Form
Latest publications and updates
|Net Zero Bridges Group Carbon Calculation Guide Draft||2023-07||Net Zero Bridges Group||2023-07||Access free from the Net Zero Bridges Group website. This note sets out the accepted approach for carrying out carbon calculations for bridges by the Net Zero Bridges Group to …||net-zero-bridges-group|
|Structures Asset Valuation and Investment (SAVI) tool v1.06, User Guide, and earlier SAMPT documentation||2023-04||UK Bridges Board, UKRLG||2023-04||Access free from the UKRLG website. The Structures Asset Valuation and Investment Tool (SAVI) supports asset owners, operators and managers with the management of their structure stock. SAVI is a …||uk-bridges-board ukrlg|
|Parapet Height Protocol for Asset Owners and Managers – Design Guidance||2023-01||UKRLG||2023-01||Access free from the UKRLG website. This document aims to give guidance and advice to highway managers and bridge owners regarding roles and responsibilities relating to the revised requirements for …||ukrlg|
|PAS 2080:2023 Carbon Management in Infrastructure Verification||2023-03||British Standards Institute (BSI)||2023-03||Access free from the BSI website. At a time of a global climate emergency and with an international agreement to transition to a net zero carbon economy by or before …||british-standards-institute-bsi|
|MOT Technical Memorandum (Bridges) No. B.E.4||1967-1970||Ministry of Transport||1967-1970||Ministry of Transport Technical Memorandum (Bridges) No. B.E.4 dated January 1967 (as amended up to 11th November 1970). The assessment of highway bridges for construction and use regulations (BE4, BE …||ministry-of-transport|
MCHW Update. The MCHW is being updated by National Highways, and is expected to be formally published during 2024. More detail on the National Highways website here.
Network Rail Standards. Free copies of standards are available to appropriate organisations, such as local authorities, after registering for an account. Approval takes up to a week, but thereafter documents can be obtained almost instantly.
CIRIA. Several important best practice guides are published by CIRIA and can be purchased or, in some cases, downloaded free.
BSI Group – purchase British Standards, Eurocodes, National Annexes, Published Documents.
ICE Virtual Library The virtual library of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Membership and/or subscription required.