Austroads Publications Online


Bridge Technology

AGBT Guide to Bridge Technology — SET

Austroads Guide to Bridge Technology provides bridge owners and agencies with advice on bridge ownership, design procurement, vehicle and pedestrian accessibility, and bridge maintenance and management practices. The Guide has eight parts. The Guide to Bridge Technology Set comprises...



AGBT01-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 1: Introduction and Bridge Performance (2018 Edition)

Guide to Bridge Technology Part 1 provides general information about bridge design and construction.  Topics covered in this Part include factors affecting bridge performance, their relationship to bridge design standards, and the evolution of bridges and bridge loadings. Technical and ...



AGBT02-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 2: Materials (2018 Edition)

Guide to Bridge Technology Part 2 covers all aspects of the common building materials available to the engineer including concrete, masonry, metallic and non-metallic materials and timber. This Part discusses material characteristics, their properties, durability, construction issues, and pr...



AGBT03-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 3: Typical Superstructures, Substructures and Components (2018 Edition)

Guide to Bridge Technology Part 3 discusses the need for the bridge designer to address the specific requirements such as the transporting of goods and services, development of flood free routes, navigational clearances, longer spans, and construction methods to reduce costs and reduce constructi...



AGBT04-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 4: Design Procurement and Concept Design (2018 Edition)

Guide to Bridge Technology Part 4 provides guidance about effectively specifying and scoping contractual requirements for bridge design parameters, particularly for design/construct and similar contracts for bridge procurement. This guidance is important where the design standards require re...



AGBT05-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 5: Structural Drafting (2018 Edition)

Guide to Bridge Technology Part 5 sets out the principles involved in the presentation of bridge structural drawings and is intended to give engineers and draft persons at all levels a sound guide in drafting presentation and information. The Guide covers a variety of principles used within ...



AGBT06-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 6: Bridge Construction (2018 Edition)

To ensure that bridges are properly constructed in accordance with the design drawings and specifications, engineers need to be well-informed on all aspects of their design and construction, including awareness of the problems that may arise and the levels of the various risks associated with the...



AGBT07-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 7: Maintenance and Management of Existing Bridges (2018 Edition)

Guide to Bridge Technology Part 7 discusses the structural management of existing bridges in practical technical terms. It documents practices relevant to forward works programming, inspection, recording, reporting, evaluation of bridge condition and fitness for purpose. Bridge testing and s...



AGBT08-18 Guide to Bridge Technology Part 8: Hydraulic Design of Waterway Structures (2018 Edition)

Guide to Bridge Technology Part 8 provides a guideline for issues related to the waterway design of bridges. It covers various topics such as design flood standards and estimation methods, general considerations in waterway design and design considerations of waterway structures. Design of n...



This website is operated by CanPrint Communications on behalf of Austroads. If you have any questions, please use the feedback form or call us on 1300 889 873, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm AEST. If you are outside Australia please call us on +61 2 6293 8381.

Terms of Use