Category: Structural Inspection

Underwater Inspection: When, Why, and How

By Rick Maslyn, CBI Some of the most important foundation elements of a bridge are its least visible – the abutments, piers, piles, and footings submerged under the waterline. Regular inspection, both above and below the waterline, helps to keep aging structures solid and stable. About the Expert: Rick Maslyn, Ayres’ supervisor of structural inspection,… Read More »

Innovative Engineering Expands the Role of Infrastructure

By Dan Sydow, PE Sustainability thought leaders around the world are changing the way we perceive infrastructure – the service mechanisms and underlying hardware that serve our communities every day. These systems supply clean water, power up our homes and businesses, enable safe travel, remove waste, facilitate communication, connect us to the internet, and much… Read More »

Asset Management Protects Bridges, Budgets

By Hisham Sunna, PhD, PE; David Johnson; PE; and Rick Maslyn, CBI Bridges are part of every transportation system – over water, over highways, even over other bridges. Bridges are crucial to getting people and products from here to there, which is why it’s essential to make sure they’re safe. The typical lifespan for a… Read More »