Revisions in NFPA 502 work to ensure the fire protection and life safety of road tunnels and bridges.
Limited-access highways, tunnels, bridges, elevated highways, and air right structures present unique fire protection and life safety challenges. NFPA 502: Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways provides designers, AHJs, and state and federal regulators with guidelines for the construction, operation, maintenance, and fire protection of these venues to mitigate hazards, maintain structural integrity, and protect lives.
This important international Standard also covers traffic control, standpipe and water supply, control of hazardous materials, emergency ventilation, electrical systems, and emergency response.
Key updates in the 2014 edition of NFPA 502:
- Clarifications for water based fire-fighting and standpipe requirements
- Updated criteria for electrical systems, emergency ventilation systems, emergency exits, and emergency response
- Annex material now includes a comprehensive review of required systems based on tunnel category
Order now -- work with the latest information to safeguard the public on limited-access highways, road tunnels, and bridges. (Softbound, 56 pp., 2014)