BDTM.97 - Implementation of Latest AASHTO Specifications
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 10:58:51 AM
To all:

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 at:

The BDTM index has been updated and posted as well.

BDTM.97 – Implementation of Latest AASHTO Specifications
This BDTM revises the Bridge Design & Evaluation Manual (BDEM) Preface where the latest AASHTO Specifications are listed. This BDTM modifies AASHTO Specifications for the following Part II Volumes:

Volume 1 - Bridge Design
Volume 3 - Structural Supports for Permanent Highway Signs and High Mast Lighting
Volume 5 - Bridge Evaluation/Rating

The BDEM is currently being revised to incorporate the above specification updates.

This email notification is distributed to all DOTD in-house bridge designers, consultant firms on the DOTD solicitation list, and those copied on the BDTM memo.

If you are listed as the Principle-In-Charge for a consultant firm, please inform your design staff of this BDTM. Thank you.

Kelly M. Kemp, P.E.
Bridge and Structural Design Section
LA Dept. of Transportation and Development
Office: (225) 379-1809
Quick Dial (Internal): 3-1809

Please do not reply to this e-mail from MyDOTD. The originating e-mail account is not monitored by Consultant Contract Services (CCS). If you need assistance with the information in this email, please contact Kelly Kemp directly.