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Technical Manual for Design and Construction of Road Tunnels - Civil Elements

Appendix H - Deficiency and Reference Legends for Identification

H.1 Deficiency Legends

Exhaust Duct Hangers - Vertical & Diagonal
EDHlHanger is in good condition
EDH2Hanger needs to be repaired
EDH3Hanger needs to be replaced

Concrete Masonry Blocks
CMU1Block - Loss of Mortar
CMU2Block - Cracked
CMU3Block - Missing
CMU4Block - Section Loss
CMU5Block - Special

Concrete Cracks
C1Concrete Crack < ⅛"
C2Concrete Crack ⅛ - ¼"
C3Concrete Crack ¼ - ½"
C4Concrete Crack > ½"

Concrete Ceiling Panels
CCP1Misaligned
CCP2Bent
CCP3Broken
CCP4Buckled
CCP5Joints Leak

Concrete Wall Panels
CWPlMisaligned
CWP2Tiles Cracked
CWP3Tiles Broken
CWP4Eye Bolts
CWP5Tie down Bolts
CWP6Longit. Stainless Steel Mount. Brkt

Other Codes
CDCollision Damage
CLGClogged
CORCorrosion
CRCrack

Bolt Connections
B1Surface Rust
B2Loss Of Section %
B3Out of Plane
B4Broken
B5Buckled
B6Other
B7Missing
B8Anchorage loose/creep

Other Codes
BADBad
BARBare
BENBent
BKGBlockage
BLNBlown
BRKBroken
BUCBuckled Column

Other Concrete Cracking
HlHairline Cracking - Light
H2Hairline Cracking - Medium
HORZHorizontal Crack
DFWDiagonal Crack From Wall
LONGITLongitudinal Crack
MC1Map Cracking - Nonrepairable
MC2Map Cracking - Repairable
MJCMortar Joint Crack
PMCRPrevious Map Cracking
RCReflective Cracking
TFWTransverse Crack From Wall
TRANSTransverse Crack

Concrde Delaminations
DDelamination

Other Codes
DDry (In "Moisture" column
DAMDamaged
DCOLDiscoloration
DEFDeflection
DEFDefective
DETDeteriorated
DIRDirty
DISDisintegrated
DISCDisconnected
DISTDistorted
DSDifferential Settlement

Exhaust Duct Hangers - Vert/Diag
DHlSurface Rust
DH2Loss Of Section %
DH3Loss Of Tension
DH4Out of Plane
DH5Broken
DH6Buckled
DH7Anchorage loose/creep

Other Codes
EFFEfflorescence
ENExcessive Noise
EREroded
EVExcessive Vibration
EXPExposed

Framing Steel
F1Surface Rust
F2Loss of Section %
F3Out of Plane
F4Broken
F5Buckled
F6Other
F7Anchorage loose/creep

Steel Liner Plate Flanges
FL1Surface Rust
FL2Loss Of Section %
FL3Out Of Plane

Glass Block Units
GB1Joint Material Cracked or Missing
GB2Cracked Block
GB3Broken Block
GB4Missing Block

Other Codes
GENGeneral
HAZMHazardous Materials
HCHoneycombing
HOHole
Encrustation
I1Encrustation Light
I2Encrustation Heavy

Other Codes
INCOInadequate Coverage
IVInsufficient Ventilation

Concrete Joints
JlJoint < ⅛"
J2Joint ⅛" - ¼"
J3Joint ¼ - ½"
J4Joint > ½"
J5Special Joint

Tunnel Lighting
LF1Light Fixture Not Working
LF2Light Fixture Casing Crcked or Brk
LF3Light Fixture Mounting Bracket
LF4Light Fixture Anchorage
LHLoose Handle
LOCLocation (No Deficiency)
LOOLoose

Tunnel Moisture
MlDamp Patch
M2Standing Drop
M3Dripping
M4Continuous Leak
PMPast Moisture

Metal Ceiling Module Panels - Pre-fabricated
MCPlMisaligned
MCP2Bent
MCP3Broken
MCP4Buckled
MCP5Joints Leak

Miscellaneous Metals
Framing Steel Suspended Ceiling Support Assembly
MF1Surface Rust
MF2Loss of Section %
MF3Out of Plane
MF4Broken
MF5Buckled
MF6Other
MF6Anchorage loose/creep

Miscellaneous Metals
Conduit Support Assembly
MS1Surface Rust
MS2Loss of Section %
MS3Out of Plane
MS4Broken
MS5Buckled
MS6Other

Other Codes
MIMissing
MISALMisaligned
PPonding
PLGPlugged
PRPrevious Repair

Paint
P1Paint - Blister
P2Paint - Peeling

Rebar
RlRebar - Surface Rust
R2Rebar - Loss of Section
R3Rebar - Bent
R4Rebar - Broken
R5Rebar - Buckled
R6Rebar - Special

Other Codes
RCJRecaulk Joint
RPJRepaint Joint
RPMJRepaint Mortar Joint
RUSRust

Concrete Spalls
SlSpall < 2"
S2Spall to rebar
S3Spall behind rebar
S4Special concrete spall

Steel Liner Plate Segments
SP1Surface Rust
SP2Loss Of Section %
SP3Out of Plane
SP4Broken
SP5Buckled
SP6Other

Other Codes
SAGWire Mesh Sagging

Concrete Scaling
SC1<1/4" Light Conc Scale
SC2> 1/4" Deep Conc Scale

Steel Rust
SR1Steel Rust - Surface
SR2Steel Rust - Pitting
SR3Steel Rust - Section Loss
SR4Steel Rust - Severe

Glazed Brick or Block
FSP1Minor Surface Spall, No Repair
FSP2Major Surface Spall, Replace

Other Codes
SAGWire Mesh Sagging
STStalactite/Stalagmite
VBCViolation of Code
VECViolation of Electrical Code
VOSHViolation of OSHA
VPCViolation of Plumbing Code
VSHCViolation of State Health Code
WAWarped
WDWater Damage
WHOWires Hanging Out
WOWorn

Sign Supports
SSPlMinor rust
SS2Loose components (elec/mech)
SS3Anchorage loose/creep


H.2 Reference Legends

CodeDescription
ABDAutomatic Ball Drip
ACPAir Compressor
ACUAir Conditioning Unit
AFAnchors & Fasteners
AHAccess Hatch
AHUAir Handling Unit
ALAlarm
ALCAir Lock Concrete
APAccess Panel
AVAir Vent
BBeam Reinforced Conc.
BATBattery
BCBattery Charger
BFPBackflow Preventer
BCRBituminous Concrete - Rwy
BLBlock - CMU and Glazed
BOIBoiler
BREBreeching
BRBrick- Includes Glazed
BSBeam - Steel (Not encased)
CCeiling - Concrete
CACables
CAHCabinet Heater
CANCanopy
CAPCapacitor
CBCatch Basin
CBCCeiling - Beam Conc Surface
CBKCircuit Breaker
CBRCross Bracing
CCCable Chase
CTSSCable Tray Support Steel
CCOColumn - Concrete
CCPConcrete Ceiling Panels
CCPFConcrete Ceiling Panel Flues
CCTVClosed Circuit Television
CDConduit - Embedded
CDEConduit - Exposed
CESBConcrete Encased Steel Beam
CFCabinet Fan
CFOColumn Foundation
CMUConcrete Masonry Unit
COConcrete
COMCO - Monitor
CPLControl Panel
CSTColumn - Steel
CURBCurb
CWPConcrete Wall Panel
CWPBConcrete Wall Panel Brac
DGDiesel Generator (Emerg.)
DHDuct Hanger
DIFDiffuser
DMIRDamper Motor
DPNDistribution Panel
DRDoor
DADamper
DRNDrain
DSDisconnect Switch
DSBDistribution Switchboard
DTDrain trough - Safety walk
DWDuctWork
ECPEquipment Control Panel
EJREjector
ELEmergency Light
EUHElectric Unit Heater
EWEye Wash
EWCElectric Water Cooler
EXExit Light
EXVExhaust Ventilator
FFloor - Concrete
FAFire Alarm
FAIFresh Air Intake
FANFan
FCTFaucet
FDPFire Damper
FEFire Extinguisher
FHFire Hose
FHCFire Hose Cabinet
FHVFire Hose Valve
FILFilter
FLFlue
FLPFlue Plate
FLAFlashing
FLCFlexible Connector
FLCPFan Local Control Panel
FMForce Main
FPFire Proofing - Spray On
FTFUCO Tube
GAUGauge
GBGlass Block
GIGirder - Concrete Encased
GISGirder - Steel
GNDGround
GRGrout
GRAGrating
CodeDescription
GRLGrille
GUGunite
GUTGutter
HBHose Bib
HCHeating Coil
HEHeat Exchanger
HRHandrail
HSGHousing
HTCHigh Tension Splicing Chmbr
HTRHeater
HUMHumidistat
ICIsland Concrete - Toll Booth
ISInlet Screen
JBJunction Box
ITJoint - Construction/Expan
LLeader
LALadders
LAVLavatory
LFLight Fixture
LFSLight Fixture Support
LILintel
LLLight Level
LSLight Switch
MMiscellaneous Metal
MEMeter
MFMotor Foundation
MHManhole
MMMotor Mount
PAPublic Address
PBPull Box (Electrical)
PBSPush Button Station
PIPiping
PLSSteel Plates
PNLPanel Board
POPPolymer Panels
PPParapet
PTPartition
PVPavement
RASRadio System
RCPReceptacle
RLYRelay
RMRoof - Membrane
RMPRemote Monitoring Panel
SStructural Steel
SFShaft (Mech)
SHShaft (Misc.)
SHESheave
SHFTElevator Shaft
SHWShower
SISign
SISSign Supports
SKSink
SLSleeve
SMStone Masonry
SMWLight Gage Sheet Metal Walls - Exhaust Duct
SNRSensor
SOSoil Pipe
SPCStandpipe Cabinet
STStair
STKStack
STPStearn Trap
STRStrainer
STRCStrip Recorder
SWCSafety walk - Concrete
TBToll Booth
TBTToll Booth Tunnel
TELTelephone System
THThermostat
TOIToilet Area
TSTraffic Signal
TSWTransfer Switch
TVTuming Vane
UHUnit Heater
VValve
VBVacuum Breaker
VIVideo System
VNTVent
VSVentilation Shaft
WWall - Concrete
WAMWater Meter
WBWall- Block (CMU)
WBMWall Beam
WBRWall- Brick
WCWater Closet
WCBWall- Cinder Block
WHWall Hydrant
WHAWater Hammer Arrestor
WHLWheel
WIWindow
WIRWire (Elect)
WLWindow Louvers
WPWaterproofing
WRRetaining Wall
WSTWaste
WTWall- Tile
XFRTransformer (Dry Type)
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Updated: 06/19/2013
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