Plans, Standards and Specifications
PennDOT staff are responsible for reviewing submissions such as: Type, Size and Location (TS&L); foundation submissions; final plans; value engineering; pile hammer approvals and more.
Bridge Standard Drawings
Bridge Design, BD-600M Series (Pub. 218M*) — 2 viewing options:
Bridge Construction, BC-700M Series (Pub. 219M*) — 2 viewing options:
Low-Cost Hardwood Glulam Timber Bridge Design, BLC-560M Series (Pub. 6M*) — 2 viewing options:
* The original “clean” version of this pub. can be obtained from the "FORMS, PUBS & MAPS" web page.
Old Bridge Standards Lookup List (xlsx)
Approved Bridge and Structure Products
Bridge Design Specifications
Design Manual, Part 4 — Structures (DM-4) (Pub. 15M)
**annotations indicate where Strike-Off Letters have made changes to the manual (revisions are not incorporated).
Active e-Notifications for Bridge Design (Pub 218M) (PDF)
Archived e-Notifications for Bridge Design (Pub 218M, 2010 Edition through Change 3) (PDF)
Archived e-Notifications for Bridge Design (Pub 218M, 2003 Edition and its Changes 1 through 6) (PDF)