Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways
|Publication Date:||1 January 2017|
This standard provides fire protection and fire life safety requirements for limited access highways, road tunnels, bridges, elevated highways, depressed highways, and roadways that are located beneath air-right structures.
This standard establishes minimum requirements for each of the identified facilities.
This standard does not apply to the following structures:
(1) Parking garages
(2) Bus terminals
(3) Truck terminals
(4) Any other structure in which motor vehicles are stored, repaired, maintained, or parked
This standard shall be applicable where a structure or an element of a structure, including those specified in 1.1.3(1) through 1.1.3(4), is deemed to be a facility by the authority having jurisdiction.
If any element of a structure cited in 1.1.3 is used to allow only the travel of road vehicles as a means of access to or egress from the structure, then it shall be characterized as a facility and treated as such under this standard.
Purpose. The purpose of this standard is to establish minimum criteria that provide protection from fire and its related hazards.