Bridge Inspection

This page contains coverage of bridge inspection developments, techniques, applications, and inspection projects, as well as funding-related stories and articles related to maintenance of bridges.

A study recommended using a remotely operated, sensor-equipped unmanned surface vessel (USV) to support the Michigan DOT’s bridge inspections.
A study recommended using a remotely operated, sensor-equipped unmanned surface vessel (USV) to support the Michigan DOT’s bridge inspections. All photos: Michigan DOT
Michigan wants all of its bridges to be on solid footing. In 2019, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) commissioned a study to look at…
May 05, 2021
Bridge pilings, such as those shown here, suffering from river scour are common throughout the U.S.
Bridge pilings, such as those shown here, suffering from river scour are common throughout the U.S.
It’s no secret: America’s bridges are aging dramatically and need to be urgently maintained or completely replaced to prevent disruptions to…
May 05, 2021
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April 27, 2021
Federal Highway Administration inspects a bridge on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
The Federal Highway Administration inspects a bridge on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Image: FHWA
A reliable transportation system relies on a robust inventory of highway bridges. Regular and thorough inspections of our nation’s bridges are…
April 27, 2021
ARTBA national bridge report ranks Nevada bridges as best in the nation
Image: Nevada DOT
Bridges in the state of Nevada were ranked as best in the nation with the least number of structurally deficient bridges in a recently released…
April 08, 2021
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By conducting inspections using digital twins and immersive inspection capabilities in Microsoft HoloLens2, you can save up to 40% of bridge…
March 24, 2021
North Carolina DOT conducts first bridge inspection using drone
Image: North Carolina DOT
The North Carolina DOT (NCDOT) recently used a drone for bridge inspection for the first time in the state. The Marc Basnight Bridge over Oregon…
March 01, 2021
Brent Spence Bridge opens to traffic; repairs completed ahead of schedule
Image: Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) yesterday announced the end of a six-week emergency repair project to restore and reopen the Brent Spence…
December 23, 2020
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