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
|CIPFA Bulletin 12 Accounting for infrastructure assets temporary solution||2023-01||CIPFA||2023-01||Access free from the CIPFA website. The CIPFA Bulletin 12, Accounting for Infrastructure Assets – Temporary Solution covers the issues to be considered regarding the temporary solution for the accounting …||cipfa|
|Highway Bridge Management||2022-12||ICE||2022-12||Purchase from the ICE Virtual Library website. Edited by Richard Fish and Graham Cole. Highway Bridge Management provides bridge maintenance engineers and bridge managers with key information necessary to effectively …||ice|
|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|
|Advice on bridges, gradients and steps in England and Wales||2023-01||British Horse Society||2023-01||Access free from the British Horse Society website. Updated guidance from the British Horse Society on appropriate specifications for equestrian bridges over watercourses, roads and railways.||british-horse-society|
|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|
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.
National Highways Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works . DMRB current and archive documents are available on line, older archive documents on request
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.