Safety Inspection of In Service Bridges (10 Days)
Date: 3/23/2020 8:00 AM - 4/3/2020 5:00 PM
Staybridge Suites Lincoln I-80
2701 Fletcher Ave
Lincoln, Nebraska 68504
Federal, State, and local highway agency employees; and consultants involved in inspecting bridges or in bridge inspection management and leadership positions. A background in bridge engineering is strongly recommended. All participants must successfully complete (score 70% or better) one of the following three prerequisite requirements within two years prior to attending this training: 1)130054 Engineering Concepts for Bridge Inspectors ; 2) 130101 Introduction to Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges ; or 3) 130101a Prerequisite Assessment for Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges. Click here for complete NHI prerequisite instructions prior to class.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Discuss duties and responsibilities of a bridge inspector and define inspection concepts.
List inspection equipment needs bridges and site conditions.
Describe, identify, evaluate, and document components and deficiencies of bridge components and elements
List design characteristics and describe inspection methods and locations for common concrete, steel, and timber structures
Identify and evaluate various culvert and waterway deficiencies
Discuss the need to inspect underwater portions of bridges
Describe nondestructive evaluation methods for basic bridge materials
Demonstrate how to field inspect and evaluate common concrete, steel, and timber bridges