Structures Inspection

Bridge Inspection Field Manual (2018)

2018 Snooper Schedule

Structure Inspection Manual (2017)

Part 1 - Administration

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Chapter 1 - Introduction8/17
Chapter 2 - Inspection Program Overview8/17
Chapter 3 - Types of Bridge Inspections and Assessments 
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Chapter 4 - Fundamentals of Structure Inspections8/17
Chapter 5 - Reporting Systems8/17
Chapter 6 - Field Quality Control/Quality Assurance8/17
Chapter 7 - Emergency Notification and Follow-Up Documentation8/17

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Part 2 - Bridges

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Chapter 1 – General 8/17
Chapter 2 – Condition Evaluation Procedures8/17
Chapter 3 – Deck 8/17
Chapter 4 – Superstructure 8/17
Chapter 5 – Substructure 8/17
Chapter 6 – Roadway and Appurtenances 8/17
Chapter 7 - Assessments8/17
Chapter 8 - Waterways8/17
Chapter 9 - Impact Protection Systems8/17
Appendix A - Common Defects 8/17
Appendix B/C/D - Conventions and Details 8/17

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Part 3 - Movable Structures

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Chapter 1 – General 8/17
Chapter 2 – Bascule Bridges 8/17
Chapter 3 – Vertical Lift Bridges 8/17
Chapter 4 – Swing Bridges 8/17
Chapter 5 – Functional Systems 8/17
Chapter 6 – Electrical Systems 8/17
Chapter 7 – Hydraulic Systems 8/17
Chapter 8 – Mechanical Systems 8/17
Chapter 9 - Element Level Inspection 8/17

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Part 4 - Ancillary Structures

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Chapter 1 – General 8/17 
Chapter 2 – Overhead Sign Signal Structures or Supports 8/17
Chapter 3 – High Mast Lighting 8/17
Chapter 4 – Retaining Walls 8/17
Chapter 5 – Noise Walls 8/17
Chapter 6 – Small Bridges (C-Structures) 1/17

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Part 5 - NDT and PDT Testing

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Chapter 1 – General Overview and Summary Table 4/14
Chapter 2 – Visual Inspection 4/14
Chapter 3 – Audible Inspections 4/14
Chapter 4 – Liquid Penetrant 4/14
Chapter 5 – Ultrasonic Testing 4/14
Chapter 6 – Acoustic Emission 4/14
Chapter 7 – Magnetic Particle 4/14
Chapter 8 – Eddy Current 4/14
Chapter 9 – Radiography 4/14
Chapter 10 – Ground Penetrating Radar 4/14
Chapter 11 – Infrared Thermography 4/14
Chapter 12 – Impact Echo Testing 4/14
Chapter 13 – Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity 4/14
Chapter 14 – Covermeter Testing 4/14
Chapter 15 – Half-Cell Testing 4/14
Chapter 16 – Chloride Ion Testing 4/14
Chapter 17 – Carbonation Testing 4/14
Chapter 18 – Rebound Hammer 4/14
Chapter 19 – Windsor Probe4/14
Chapter 20 - Resistance Micro-Drills 4/14
Chapter 21 - Stress Wave Timers4/14
Chapter 22 - Monitoring Systems4/14
Chapter 23 - Material Sampling 4/14
Chapter 24 - Unknown Foundation Investigation4/14
Chapter 25 - Hydrographic Survey4/14

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