Bridge Design Technical Memorandum No. 88 - New Bridge Railing Due to Bridge Widening
Monday, March 16, 2020 at 12:48:45 PM

Attention Consultant Community:

Please be advised that the following Bridge Design Technical Memorandum (BDTM) has been approved by the Bridge Design Engineer Administrator and published on the DOTD Bridge Design Section website ( for implementation. The BDTM index has been updated and posted as well.

BDTM.88 – New Bridge Railing Due To Bridge Widening
This BDTM revises the policy for replacing bridge railings when a bridge widening project is involved, as specified in the Bridge Design and Evaluation Manual, Part I, Chapter 6, Section 6.3.

Adam Lancaster, P.E.
LA Dept. of Transportation & Development HQ
Section 25 - Bridge Design, 606D
(225) 379-1015

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