Category: Structural Inspection

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 »

High Mast Light Poles Light the Way for Drivers

By Michael Noesen, PE, and Tim Howell, CBI It’s a given that nighttime driving is more hazardous than daytime driving. Visibility decreases even when a vehicle’s headlights are on. High mast lighting is one of the tools roadway engineers use to help improve visibility for motorists. It provides a safer environment for motorists when designed… Read More »

Deficient Bridges Need Attention

Our country’s need to do something about its deteriorating bridges has been well documented in recent years. That point was driven home again recently with the release of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) annual bridge report. The report analyzed 2019 data released by the Federal Highway… Read More »