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.

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
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
During the past two decades, departments of transportation in most states have adopted lidar technology for transportation planning, design…
December 10, 2020
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November 17, 2020
Kansas DOT demonstrates disaster response, inspections using drones
Image: Kansas DOT via Twitter (@KDOTHQ)
The Kansas DOT’s (KDOT) Division of Aviation completed a field exercise recently in Rossville to demonstrate the capabilities of drones being used…
November 06, 2020
Vehicles exiting the southbound span of Roosevelt Bridge. The southbound span of the bridge opened today, Nov. 5.
Vehicles exiting the southbound span of Roosevelt Bridge. The southbound span of the bridge opened today, Nov. 5. Image courtesy: Florida DOT District 4
The Florida DOT (FDOT) announced yesterday that weather permitting, the southbound span of the Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart would reopen to two lanes…
November 05, 2020
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