Guidelines

Bridge Guideline: May 2020 

UPDATED Full Depth Deck Panel Guidelines (PCINER-20-FDDP-Third Edition)

Updated Design Guidelines for Full Depth Precast Deck Panels used for new or replacement construction of existing decks on bridges. The updated guidelines included using connections (UHPC or normal strength concrete), Post-Tensioning and Horizontal Deck Panel layouts.  This guideline has been developed and approved by the Northeast Bridge Technical committee. Several projects have already used these guidelines. If a State Standard exists it will take precedence.
Bridge Guideline: February 2017

Precast Deck Panel Guidelines, 2nd Edtion (905.55kb PDF File)

Guidelines and details for Precast Prestressed Concrete Deck Panels or Stay-in-Place (SIP) decking used as a permanent form spanning between girders and designed to act composite with the remaining cast-in-place deck. If a State Standard exists it will take precedence over these guidelines & details.

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