California Department of Transportation

Report on the A354 Grade BD High-Strength Steel Rods on the New East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, With Findings and Decisions

July 8, 2013


Technical Appendices

Appendix A: BATA Meetings

Appendix B: TBPOC Workshops

Appendix C: Other Meetings

Appendix D: Correspondence

Appendix E: A354 grade BD Rods Project Binders

Appendix F: Design Criteria, Special Provisions, and Bridge Design Specifications

Appendix G: ASTM (NOTE: This link includes all six of the following items)

  • A123/A123M - 12 Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
  • A143/A143M - 07 Safeguarding Against Embrittlement of Hot-Dip Galvanized Structural Steel Products and Procedure for Detecting Embrittlement
  • A354 - 11 Quenched and Tempered Alloy Steel Bolts, Studs, and Other Externally Threaded Fasteners
  • A490 - 12 Structural Bolts, Alloy Steel, Heat Treated, 150 ksi Minimum Tensile Strength
  • F606 - 11a  Determining the Mechanical Properties of Externally and Internally Threaded Fasteners, Washers, Direct Tension Indicators, and Rivets
  • F1470 - 12 Fastener Sampling for Specified Mechanical Properties and Performance Inspection

Appendix H: Other Documents