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.

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May 25, 2021
Contractor selected to construct final phase of West Seattle High-Rise Bridge repairs
Image: Seattle DOT
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has selected the construction firm Kraemer North America to complete the final phase of West Seattle…
May 20, 2021
Arkansas DOT confirms failure in I-40 bridge inspection process for past two years
Image: Arkansas DOT
The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) this week confirmed that there was a failure in the bridge inspection process which allowed…
May 19, 2021
Tennessee awards contract to repair cracking on I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge
Diagram of I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge identifying the location of the fracture. Image: Tennessee DOT
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced yesterday the emergency bridge repair project for the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge has…
May 18, 2021
Cracking shuts down I-40 Mississippi River Bridge between Tennessee and Arkansas
Image: Trevor Birchett via Wikimedia Commons
A routine bridge inspection of the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge over the Mississippi River revealed a crack that requires further investigation,…
May 12, 2021
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
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