This Memorandum supersedes Technical Memorandum BE 20 and Interim Memoranda IM2, 3 and 8
and is intended to be used in conjunction with the 1969 Edition of the Specification for
Road and Bridge Works as amended by Technical Memoranda BE 6/72, 8/72 and 9/72 with
Technical Memorandum H5/71, Metric Addendum to the Specification. It should also be
read in conjunction with Technical Memorandum BE 5/73 , Standard Highway Loadings.
This Memorandum, including the relevant clauses of CP 115: Part 2 and CP 116: Part 2 as
listed in Appendix III, is mandatory for all prestressed concrete highway structures for
motorway and trunk road projects. It is recommended for use where appropriate on other