Maintenance & Inspection Training & Tools

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Inspection Training Videos and Presentations

SNBI/NBIS Training & Update
December 2023
Program Manager Training
March 2023
Structure Inspection Program Manager Training, Part 1 February 2023
Structure Inspection Program Manager Training, Part 2
April 2023
National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) Training
March 2023
SNBI Training for State Bridge Inspectors (2023 Pilot) March 2023
PowerPoint-SNBI Training for State Bridge Inspectors (2023 Pilot)
March 2023
Overview of NBIS and SNBI February 2023
2023 Structure Inspection Refresher Training May 2023
2022 Structure Inspection Refresher Training August 2022
Bridge Inspector Refresher Training Info – including approved courses
April 2024
WisDOT Inspection Refresher Training Record to Submit
January 2024
2019 Structure inspection Refresher Training
June 2021
Bridge Best Practices June 2021
Bridge Maintenance and Repair June 2021
Concrete Deck Slab Elements and Assessments

June 2021

Field Manual Updates June 2021
Highway Structures Inspection System June 2021
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Rating System June 2021
Program Administration June 2021
Small Bridges, Culverts and Arches June 2021
Structural Reviews and Critical Findings June 2021
Substructure Elements and Assessments June 2021
Superstructures June 2021
Timber June 2021
Underwater Inspections and Assessments June 2021

NCR Bridge Refresher April 2016 (full presentation)
April 2016
Opening and Introductions
Performance Measures, Quarterly Reporting
Review of Current Policies
POA Requirements
Inspection Procedures
New for 2016 Inspections
iPad Demo of Inspection
New QC Policy
Virtual QX, Review of Inspections
Final Comments, Wrap Up
Wisconsin DOT Bridge Inspection Quality Control April 2016
Example QC DT Form October 2020
Inspector Refresher Training 2014 January 2014
Timber Bridge Inspection: Resistance Microdrilling Demo
August 2014
Timber Bridge Inspection: Stress Wave Timer Demo August 2014
Bridge Deck Inspection: Using An Infrared Camera August 2013
Inspection Photo Best Practices Guidelines
March 2022

Inspection Sketches & Templates

Element Defects
Concrete Wearing Surface Defects
Prestressed Concrete Defects
Reinforced Concrete Abutment & Integral Wingwall Defects
Substructure Defects
Superstructure Defects
Streambed Profiles
26 Span Deck Girder Water Elevation
Multi-Span Flab Slab Water Elevation
1-Span Deck Girder Water Elevation
1-Span Flat Slab Water Elevation
2-Span Haunched Slab Water Elevation
3-Span Deck Girder Water Elevation
3-Span Haunched Slab Water Elevation
Truss Water Elevation
Supplemental NSTM Inspection Forms
Supplemental NSTM Inspection Form A
Supplemental NSTM Inspection Form B
Supplemental Steel Girder NSTM Inspection Form

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