Chapter 4: Construction Details, Section 48: Temporary Structures


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Published: July 2019


Section 48 Temporary Structures

4-4801 General

Temporary structures includes falsework, temporary supports for existing structures, temporary decking for joint or deck reconstruction, and jacking support systems for lowering bridge superstructure. For guidance on temporary structures, refer to Structure Construction’s Bridge Construction Records and Procedures manual, Bridge Deck Construction Manual, and Falsework Manual at:

https://dot.ca.gov/programs/engineering-services/

For guidance specific to falsework and temporary supports for existing structures, refer to Bridge Construction memo 120-0.0, “Falsework” in Bridge Construction Records and Procedures manual, Vol. 2, and the Falsework Manual.

For guidance specific to temporary decking for joint or deck reconstruction, refer to Bridge Construction memo 135-2.0, “Bridge Deck Expansion Joints and Joint Seals,” in Bridge Construction Records and Procedures manual, Vol. 2, and the Bridge Deck Construction Manual.

4-4802 Payment

For the basis of measurement and payment, refer to the appropriate sections of the special provisions and Standard Specifications.

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