Guidelines

Bridge Guideline: Updated March 2018

Northeast Deck Bulb Tee Guidelines (NEDBT) (1.5mb PDF File)

This guide covers the design and detailing of Northeast Deck Bulb Tee (NEDBT) girders. If a State standard exists it will take precedence over these guidelines & details.
Bridge Guideline: First Issued 1998 (Revised 2008)

NEBT Northeast Bulb Tee - Section Properties (1.2mb PDF File)

Section Properties and dimensions for the Northeast Bulb Tee Girders.
Bridge Guideline: First Issued 1998 (Revised February 2008)

NEBT Load Charts for Northeast Bulb Tee - LRFD Load Charts (475kb PDF File)

Preliminary Design charts for designing the Northeast Tee Girders. Charts will help you determine span capabilities, spacing and preliminary number of prestressing strands required. If a State Standard exists it will take precedence over these guidelines and details.
Bridge Guideline: June 2001

NEBT Northeast Bulb Tee Post-Tensioned Design Guidelines (227.8kb PDF File)

This report covers design, detailing and construction specifications for post-tensioning and splicing of the New England Bulb Tee (NEBT) girder. Splicing of the girders allows for longer span lengths and the elimination of intermediate bridge piers. Post-tensioning can be used to make bridges continuous. If a State standard exists it will take precedence over these guidelines & details.

Articles

Design, Fabrication and Construction of the New England Bulb - Tee Girder (2.5mb PDF File)

Other Links

 Aspire The Concrete BridgeMagazine

Link to the Aspire Bridge Magazine web site

 Federal Highway Administration

Link to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration

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