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Additional Information:

There are a number of documents available in the Document CenterĀ  that contain information pertinent to the bridge evaluation program, including:

- Summary of FHWA findings
- KDOT letter to Bridge Owners

- Kansas Bridge Glossary
- Kansas Bridge Efficiency Ratings


To view these documents, please click here.

Links

In an effort to provide resources regarding the Kansas Local Bridge Evaluation Program and National Bridge Inspection Standards, here you will find links to other useful websites.

Useful Links

Kansas Bridge Information
http://www.ksdot.org/KsBridges/KsBridges.asp

Glossary of Bridge Terms
http://www.ksdot.org/PDF_Files/KsBridgeGlossary.pdf

KDOT Authentication & Resource Tracking (KART)
http://kart.ksdot.org/

American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
http://www.transportation.org/

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS)
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/nbis.htm

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 23 (Highways), Part 650 (Bridges, Structures, and Hydraulics)
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_99/23cfr650_99.html

Federal Bridge Inspection Information
http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=2004_register&docid=FHWA-2001-8954.pdf

National cooperative highway research program (nchrp), synthesis 354, Inspection and Management of Bridges with Fracture-Critical Details
www.trb.org/publications/nchrp/nchrp_syn_354.pdf