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.

Florida International University bridge collapse in Miami
Site of the FIU bridge collapse in Sweetwater, Florida. Image: OSHA.
The families of victims and survivors of the Florida International University (FIU) bridge collapse which killed six people and injured eight in…
August 13, 2019
Mississippi DOT still dealing with Delta region flooding issues
Mississippi DOT still dealing with Delta region flooding issues
The Mississippi DOT (MDOT) crews are continuing to monitor the condition of flooded highways throughout the Mississippi Delta region. MDOT officials…
July 25, 2019
A recent compliance examination released by the Illinois Auditor General found that the Illinois DOT (IDOT) failed to conduct timely inspections of…
July 19, 2019
Six companies, including contractors and designers, have settled lawsuits connected to the Florida International University (FIU) pedestrian bridge…
July 15, 2019
Bridge Collapse
FIU bridge collapse in Miami. Image: OSHA
A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding last year's collapse of the FIU…
June 20, 2019
In September 2016, Michael Baker International performed a routine and hands-on fracture-critical inspection of the Daniel Carter Beard (Big Mac)…
May 03, 2019
The Illinois DOT (IDOT) announced that regularly scheduled inspections of the I-80 bridges over the Des Plaines River in Joliet are set to begin…
April 19, 2019
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently published the second edition of its Manual for Bridge…
April 15, 2019
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