12/6: NYC’s 2022 Chapter 33 Construction Code Revisions – BC 3304.7 – Access to Excavations

The existing code required at least one means of egress from general open-cut excavations. The revision incorporates the OSHA requirement for multiple means of ingress/egress for trenches (trench definition: 4 feet or greater in depth and 15 feet or less in width) greater than 25 feet in length.

11/29: NYC’s 2022 Chapter 33 Construction Code Revisions – BC 3304.4.1 Support of Excavation Construction Documents

The existing code allowed any registered design professional to prepare support of excavation drawings. The revised code allows only a registered professional engineer to prepare support of excavation drawings where the excavation will be carried to depth greater than 20 feet.

2022-11-30T11:15:13-05:00November 29th, 2022|Categories: Chapter 33 update, Construction, Construction updates, Front Page, New York City, News|
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