Tag: bridge inspection
To help them ensure that bridges remain safe, inspectors rely on different nondestructive testing (NDT) techniques. Though functional, traditional NDT methods are not the most efficient and dependable.
Missouri S&T researchers are in the midst of a five-year effort to develop new technologies to inspect and maintain bridges and portions of highway.
DriveOhio, the state’s center for smart mobility, and the Ohio UAS Center announced a new strategic plan to support UAS research and development
Sandia National Laboratories, working with Structural Monitoring Systems PLC, a U.K.-based manufacturer of structural health monitoring sensors, outfitted a U.S. bridge with a network of eight real-time sensors able to alert maintenance engineers when they detect a crack or when a crack reaches a length that requires repair.
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is adding drones to help its engineering staff safely and more efficiently inspect hard-to-reach areas on some bridges and perform surveying work along state highways.
The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) selected Modjeski and Masters for the 2018 Biennial Inspection of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. This historic structure features a 1,750-foot main suspended span and is over 9,500 feet in total length.
Modjeski and Masters announced its selection for the Citywide Consultant Bridge Inspection contract with the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). This third consecutive contract selection continues Modjeski and Masters’ partnership with DDOT, which began with its first selection 10 years ago.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Transport awarded Stantec and partner Engineering and Research International (ERI) the inspection and evaluation of all 6,000 bridges and structures for their national highway system.
West Sussex County Council, in partnership with Balfour Beatty Living Places, has begun trialing the use of drones to inspect bridges across the county.