Note 2

The release of the ETAG 032 (European Technical Approval Guideline of Expansion Joints for Road Bridges) at 27 June 2013 describes the general legal basis for CE-marking of Expansion Joint products.

In Austria, national application requirements are going to be regulated in the Austrian standards ÖNORM B 4031 and ÖNORM B 4032 (currently being prepared).

With the entry into force of the Austrian standards ÖNORM B 4031 and ÖNORM B 4032 national approvals based on „RVS – Guideline’s“ are no longer being issued by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology.

Existing national approvals based on „RVS – Guideline’s” remain their validity of submission of an annual external monitoring report (The content and scope is defined in the RVS 15.04.51) until their fixed period of validity (maximum 5 years).