Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2018.08.02
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Bureau of Standards Jamaica
Regions Affected
Regional and International Office 6 Winchester Road Kingston 10 Jamaica W.I. Email: info@bsj.org.jm Website: http://www.bsj.org.jm Tel.: 1 (876) 926-3140-5/618-1534/ 632-4275 Fax: 1 (876) 929-4736
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Standard Specification for Structural Steel for Bridges</p>
ICS Code
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Structural Steel ICS # 77.140.10</p>
Description of Content

This document specifies provisions for high-strength low-alloy structural steel shapes, plates, and bars for welded, riveted, or bolted construction but intended primarily for use in welded bridges and buildings where savings in weight or added durability are important. This document contains specification for delivery, chemical composition and tensile requirements storage requirements.

Objectives & Rationale
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Structural steel is considered the ideal choice for constructing buildings by contractors, architects, designers and engineers. It offers benefits for characteristics such as durability, strength and temperature resistance. Building structures must be designed to withstand the weight, loads and environmental pressures that are placed on them and so the safety and durability of buildings and structures must be a vital consideration at all times.</p>
Relevant Documents

A notice of the Standard Specification for Structural Steel for Bridges will appear in The Jamaica Gazette Supplement - Proclamations, Rules and Regulations. The document will appear as a Jamaican Standard Specification, with mandatory status, and will be available for sale.

Proposed Date of Entry Into Force
2019.01.31
Final Date of Comments
2018.09.22
Contact Details
The full text of the proposed technical regulation (mandatory standard) can be directly accessed on the website of the Bureau Standards Jamaica: http://www.bsj.org.jm
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