Bridge Law and Oversize Permit Information

  • Federal Bridge Laws – This document, produced by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Office of Freight Management and Operations outlines the current Federal Bridge Laws in an easy to understand pamphlet.

  • Oversize Permit Information – The Federal Government does not issue oversize permits. This must be done with each state.

Other Technical Links

  • SC&RA – The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association is an organization committed to providing the unique information and any other lawful activities members need to safely, legally and profitably transport, lift and erect oversize and overweight items.

  • Truview Download Page – Truview is a free AutoDesk program that enables the use to open and view AutoCAD files (we use AutoCAD to do all of our design and engineering).

  • T-1 Steel Brochure – This brochure highlights the characteristics of T-1® Steel (A514) which we use for all load bearing components.

  • Department of Commerce – Interesting site with information about trade and commercial issues.

  • EPA Office of Compliance – Get information about EPA rules, enforcement actions, and more.

  • International Standards Organization (ISO) – Information about international standards-setting activities.

  • OSHA – This site provides information about workplace safety issues. Access to copies of rules, regulations, guidance, etc.

  • OSHA List of Company Inspections – This site shows who has been inspected, as well as the status and outcome of the inspection.

  • Thomas – One of the best sites on the Web for legislative information. Updated daily, the site provides copies of all federal legislation, committee reports, etc. Try this site if you are a government junkie.

  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) – Creates voluntary consensus standards for packagings and other items. See ANSI MH-2; “Steel Drums and Pails.”

  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) – Find information about technical standards on testing, materials and more. See Committee D-10 on Packaging.

  • Code of Federal Regulations Search – Find and obtain copies of existing federal regulations, including 49 CFR (transportation).

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) – Link to the United States Department of Transportation.