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Bridge Load Ratings

Load rating policies and procedures are administered by the Bureau of Bridges & Structures to ensure public safety and to comply with federal regulations and state statutes.  The Bureau determines the safe load capacity of various types and sizes of structures from complex bridges such as trusses, cable-stayed and tied arches to simple culverts and single span bridges.

Questions?  Please review the Q&A pdf in the Resources tab.  You may also email  Your question will be responded to as quickly as possible and may be included in the Q&A pdf if necessary (names withheld).