Following the publication of Steve Denton and Mariapia Angelino’s Eurocodes evolution: preparing for the second-generation
, plans to update the National Annexes and switch over to withdraw the first-generation Eurocodes in March 2028 are underway.
In parallel, these plans include updating the IStructE manuals and CPD programmes.
The British Standards Institution (BSI) now classifies the status of first-generation Eurocodes as “current, superseded” (as opposed to “withdrawn, superseded”), while second-generation Eurocodes will be referred to as “current” until 2028.
Indeed, the second generation of EC2 has already been published and The Concrete Centre has issued a bulletin