3 August 1998
These technical instructions (TI) provide design and construction criteria and apply to
all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) commands having military construction
responsibilities. TI will be used for all Army projects and for projects executed for other
military services or work for other customers where appropriate.
TI are living documents and will be periodically reviewed, updated, and made available
to users as part of the HQUSACE responsibility for technical criteria and policy for new
military construction. CEMP-ET is responsible for administration of the TI system;
technical content of TI is the responsibility of the HQUSACE element of the discipline
involved. Recommended changes to TI, with rationale for the changes, should be sent
to HQUSACE, ATTN: CEMP-ET, 20 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC
TI are effective upon issuance. TI are distributed only in electronic media through the
TECHINFO Internet site http://www.hnd.usace.army.mil/techinfo/index.htm and the
Construction Criteria Base (CCB) system maintained by the National Institute of
Building Sciences at Internet sitehttp://www.nibs.org/ccb/. Hard copies of these
instructions produced by the user from the electronic media should be checked against
the current electronic version prior to use to assure that the latest instructions are used.
FOR THE DIRECTOR OF MILITARY PROGRAMS.
KISUK CHEUNG, P.E.
Chief, Engineering and Construction Division
Directorate of Military Programs