Tag: Bridge 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 »

Emerging Technology Provides Safety, Efficiency for Structural Inspection

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave our national infrastructure a “D” on its most recent (2017) infrastructure report card. When it comes to maintaining the built world around us, regular structural inspection is a must. Careful inspections help prevent small issues from becoming big – or even catastrophic – problems. What does a “D”… Read More »

Inspectors Make Sure Gorgeous Bridges Are Safe Bridges

By Rick Maslyn, CBI MSN.com recently compiled a listing of “Gorgeous Photos of Bridges in Every State.” The photos range from suspension and cable-stayed bridges crossing major water bodies to pedestrian bridges in parks. What unites these and most of the approximately 600,000 structures in the United States is that they are safe because they… Read More »