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Hydrology Data Sheet

The hydrology data sheet must be submitted at the completion of a bridge project. This spreadsheet was written in Microsoft EXCEL 2000.
Hydrology Data Sheet for Bridges (PDF 153 Kb)
Hydrology Data Sheet for Bridge - Sized Culverts (> 20' Opening) (PDF 142 Kb)

Hydrologic Engineering Centers River Analysis System

The US Army Corp of Engineer website provides a download for the Hydrologic Engineering Centers River Analysis System backwater program.
US Army Corp of Engineers

Hydrologic Engineering Circular Manuals

The Federal Highway Administration provides published manuals for bridge hydraulics as well as other information pertaining to hydrology and hydraulics.
Federal Highway Administration Bridge Hydraulics Manuals

Clear Water Abutment Scour Manual

The U.S. Geological Survey Report 03-4064 provides information where abutment and contraction scour in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont Provinces of SC were investigated and envelope curves were developed especially for SC.
US Geological Survey Report 03-4064

Live - Bed Pier Contraction Scour Manual

The U.S. Geological Survey Report 2009-5099 provides information where live - bed pier and contraction scour in the coastal plain and piedmont provinces of SC were evaluated and envelope curves were developed specifically for SC.
US Geological Survey Report 2009-5099

Pier Scour Manual

The U.S. Geological Survey Report 2005-5289 provides information where clear-water pier and contraction scour for the Coastal Plain and Piedmont provinces of SC were evaluated and envelope curves were developed especially for SC.
US Geological Survey Report 2005-5289

Modification of Selected South Carolina Bridge-Scour Envelope Curves

The U.S. Geological Report 2012-5029 provides information on the modification of selected South Carolina Bridge-Scour Envelope Curves
US Geological Report 2012-5029

US Geological Survey Gage Station

The U.S. Geological Survey provides daily gage station data where you can search for historical data or review real time information.
US Geological Survey Daily Gage Station

Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Map Store

The Federal Emergency Management Agency Map Service Center will allow you to create a FIRMette free or you can order FIRM maps for a fee.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Map Service Center
How to Order Technical and Administrative Support Data

FEMA - Map Modernization County by County Status

The FEMA - Map Modernization County by County Status provides status of on-going FEMA Map Modernization Updates.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Map Service Center

NEPA Bridge Scope and Assessment Form

For all bridge replacement projects, a qualified Hydraulic Engineer will complete the Bridge Scope and Assessment Form. The results of the assessment will be summarized in the NEPA document and the completed assessment form will be attached as an appendix.
NEPA Bridge Scope and Assessment Form (PDF 8.22 Kb)

For additional information or to order, send a written request, including name, address, and payment if required, to:

South Carolina Department of Transportation
Engineering Publication Sales, Room G-19B
Post Office Box 191
Columbia, South Carolina 29202-0191
Telephone: (803)737-4533
Fax: (803)737-4530
Contact Us

Items may be purchased over-the-counter at the Engineering Publication Sales Center, Room G-19B (basement level) in the SCDOT Headquarters Building, 955 Park Street, Columbia, South Carolina.

SCDOT will accept cash, check (make payable to SCDOT), money order (make payable to SCDOT), and credit card (Visa & Mastercard only). Payment must be received before items can be shipped.

Highway Design Manual

The Highway Design Manual assists technicians and engineers in selecting the needed design criteria in preparing plans for SCDOT construction projects.

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