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December 25th, 2016   Author: Doug Thaler

Transportation Infrastructure Inspections

 

Transportation Infrastructure Inspections

Movable Bridge Experience and Emergency Services

 

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* State Government Bridge Inspections, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District 1 and 7, Florida: underwater QC/QA bridge inspections.

 

* Local Government Bridge Inspections, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), Region 3, Oregon: structural inspections of 846 fixed and movable bridges.

 

* State Government Bridge Inspections, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT): Statewide Nevada: structural inspections of 1,648 bridges throughout the state.

 

* State Government Bridge Inspections, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT): Annual and in-depth fracture critical inspections of I-270/Chain of Rock through-truss bridge; NDT-UT of bridge pins & superstructure member section losses.

 

* State Government Bridge Inspections, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT): Special gusset plate inspections and in-depth fracture critical inspection of I-55 (Northbound & Southbound)/Des Plaines River through-truss bridges; NDT-UT of bridge pins, superstructure member section losses, detailed documentation of gusset plate inspections.

 

* Metro-North Railway & New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT): Annual & in-depth fracture critical inspections, and collection of load rating data of twelve (12) historic pony-truss bridges (some built in 1883-era) throughout New York City area; NDT-UT of bridge pins, superstructure member section losses, detailed verification of bridge members in relation to existing plans, and close documentation of structural deficiencies for rehabilitation and load analysis purposes.

 

Performed electrical inspections for dozens of state and local government bascule bridges.

 

* Bridge Inspection of on-system and off-system routine, annual, interim and initial surface and underwater inspections of over 8,400 fixed and movable bridges throughout Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

 

* CrackScan™ Bridge Crack Inspection (Parsons Brinkerhoff) using

 

IPC’s proprietary bridge crack inspection service, Las Vegas, Nevada. Comparative analysis of current manual inspection method where no cracks were found with IPC’s CrackScan™ service where 12 cracks were located and recorded.

 

Bridge Inspection

 

* Underwater Bridge Inspection, Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa, FL: Underwater structural inspections and scour evaluations. Also, senior electrical inspector for this project.

* Intake and Discharge Structures, Florida Power and Light, DeBary, FL: Underwater structural inspections and video documentation, and repair recommendations.

* Offshore Underwater Inspections, Louisiana and Texas: underwater inspections of several oil production platforms and pipeline systems throughout the Gulf of Mexico.

* Underwater Rehabilitation Bridge Inspection, Paradise Island Bridge, Nassau, Bahamas: Underwater structural inspections and scour evaluations.

* Comparative Analysis of CableScan™ Cable Stay Inspection Service to compare the manual inspection method where they found no inconsistencies with robotic inspections where multiple inconsistencies were located.

* State Government Bridge Inspections, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District 1 and 7, Florida: underwater QC/QA bridge inspections.

* Topside and Underwater Bridge Inspections, NASA (John F. Kennedy Space Center), Cape Kennedy, FL: topside fracture critical structural, mechanical, electrical, and underwater inspections of 5 movable bridges and 3 culverts throughout the NASA complex, one of which included a continuous fracture critical bascule railroad bridge.

* Skyway Bridge Tampa TendonScan™ Post tendon inspection (FDOT), Parsons Brinkerhoff Engineering, Tampa, FL: Scan of tendons to find air, water or bleeding grout within a tendon.

 

Transportation Infrastructure Inspections

 

* Underwater Inspections of Trident and Poseidon Wharves, Department of Defense (DoD), US Navy (Naval Ordnance Test Unit), Cape Canaveral, FL: underwater structural inspections of two 1200’ naval wharves.

* Underwater construction engineering inspections of Buckman Bridge (I-295) over St. Johns River widening project in District 2 (Jacksonville, FL) and Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa, FL.

* Underwater Bridge Inspections and Scour Evaluation, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Districts 5 and 6, Minnesota: underwater bridge inspections and scour evaluation inspections of 67 selected bridges throughout these districts.

* State Government Bridge Inspections, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT): Statewide Nevada: structural inspections of 684 selected bridges throughout the state.

* Local Government Bridge Inspections, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Districts 1 and 7, Florida: underwater bridge inspections of 28 selected bridges throughout these districts.

* Performed scour evaluation and underwater inspections of 78 statewide bridges for the Nevada Department of Transportation, 16 statewide bridges for the Utah Department of Transportation, and 8 bridges for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.

* Performed in-depth (rehabilitation) electrical, mechanical and fracture critical structural inspections on the Jordan Bridge; Virginia Beach, VA., Astor Bridge in District 5, Ortega River Bridge in Jacksonville, FL; Sisters Creek Bridge in Jacksonville, FL; the two B.B. McCormick Bridges in Jacksonville, FL; the Main Street Bridge in Jacksonville, FL; the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, FL; and the Crescent Beach Bridge in Jacksonville, FL.

* Performed in-depth superstructure and substructure rehabilitation inspections of the CSX railroad bridge in Baltimore, MD. Sub to PB

Transportation Infrastructure Inspections

* Performed High Mast Light Pole Inspection using IPC’s PoleScan™ (ICA Engineering) Performed over 40 inspections of high mast light poles in Tampa Florida with IPC’s HMLP Robotic inspection service.

* Drawbridge Inspections Performed in-depth electrical, mechanical and fracture critical structural inspections for the following bridge rehabilitation projects, as sub to PB:

FDOT Districts 1, 2, 4, and 7 — 52 movable bridges
South Capitol Street Bridge; Washington, D.C.
100th Street Bridge; Chicago, IL

Performed (CEI) construction engineering inspections during the construction of the single-span hydraulically operated Lansing Island Bridge in Indian Harbour Beach, FL, and the Freedom Bridge (Rio Grande River Bridge) in Laredo, TX.

* Performed underwater bottom profile surveys in Florida for new construction of piers and wharves for Port of Tampa Authority & Department of the Navy (DoD), US Navy (Naval Ordnance Test Unit) in Mayport & Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Movable Bridge Inspection Experience Samples

Transportation Infrastructure Inspections
Washington, DC (Structures & Facilities Office)
M/E rehabilitation inspection of South Capitol Street swing span bridge
(built in 1942, one of largest swing bridges in the United States)
Chicago, IL (City-owned)
M/E rehabilitation inspection of SE 100th Street Bascule Bridge, built in 1922
Georgia Department of Transportation
Savannah, GA – Sisters Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Virginia Department of Transportation
Elizabeth River Vertical Lift bridge – rehabilitation M/E inspection
LADOTD (Louisiana) Districts 5 and 6
Routine and interim structural & M/E inspections of 12 bascule, swing span, and floating drawbridges.
Transportation Infrastructure Inspections
Kennedy Space Center (NASA-owned), Cape Canaveral, FL
Routine structural, underwater, and M/E inspections of:
NASA Causeway parallel twin Bascule bridge
NASA Railroad single-leaf Bascule bridge
Haulover Canal Bascule bridge
NASA-USAF Causeway Bascule bridge
Oregon Department of Transportation
Routine and interim structural & M/E inspections throughout southwest Oregon of:
Coquille River (Bullard’s)Vertical Lift bridge
South Slough Bascule bridge
Isthmus Slough Bascule bridge
South Carolina Department of Transportation
Routine and interim structural & M/E inspections throughout coastal South Carolina:
Old and New Ashley twin Bascule bridges
Transportation Infrastructure Inspections
Wappoo Bascule bridge
Ben Sawyer Swing bridge
Lady’s Island Swing bridge
Harbour River Swing bridge
Socastee Swing bridge
Little River Swing bridge
Florida Department of Transportation
Movable CEI – Lansing Island (Indian Harbor Beach, FL) – CEI of approach spans and main span, CEI during installation of electrical and mechanical (hydraulic) components – conducted two routine structural, underwater and M/E inspections since initial construction.
Districts 1 & 7 (State & Local Government)
3 inspection cycles of routine and interim movable inspections of:
Alva Bascule bridge
Big Carlos Bascule bridge
Tom Adams Bascule bridge
Matlacha Bascule bridge
Circus NB Bascule bridge
Circus SB Bascule bridge
SR- 589 Bascule bridge (New Pass)
Brorein Street Bascule bridge
Cass Street Bascule bridge
Laurel Street Bascule bridge
Anna Maria Bascule bridge
Cortez Bascule bridge
Longboat Key Bascule bridge
Kennedy Blvd (SR-60) Bascule bridge
Hillsborough Avenue EB Vertical Lift bridge
Hillsborough Avenue WB Bascule bridge
Indian Rocks EB Bascule bridge
Indian Rocks WB Bascule bridge
Welch Causeway Bascule bridge
Bayway Structure C Bascule bridge
Taylor Creek Bascule bridge
Fort Denuad Swing Span bridge
Cory Causeway NB Bascule bridge
Cory Causeway SB Bascule bridge
Bayway Structure E Bascule bridge

Districts 1 & 7 (State & Local Government) – continued
Hatchett Creek NB Bascule bridge
Hatchett Creek SB Bascule bridge
Albee Road Bascule bridge
Dunedin Causeway Bascule bridge
Park Blvd Bascule bridge
Transportation Infrastructure Inspections
Blackburn Point Swing Span bridge
Beckett Bascule bridge
Venice Avenue Bascule bridge
Manasota Key Bascule bridge
Siesta Key Bascule bridge
Stickney Point EB Bascule bridge
Stickney Point WB Bascule bridge
Columbus Drive Swing Span bridge
Platt Street Bascule bridge
Wilson Piggot Bascule bridge
Labelle Bascule bridge
Bill Young Bascule bridge
Johns Pass NB Bascule bridge
Johns Pass SB Bascule bridge
Billys Creek Vertical Lift bridge (machinery removed; now considered ‘fixed’)
Alva Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Labelle Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Cortez Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Longboat Key Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Former Johns Pass Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
District 2 (State & Local Government)

Bridge of Lions Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Beach Blvd Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Atlantic Blvd Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Ortega River Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Butler Blvd Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Crescent Beach Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Main Street Vertical Lift bridge routine inspection
District 4 (State & Local Government, West Palm Beach & Ft Lauderdale Areas)
3 inspection cycles of routine and interim movable inspections (structural, underwater, & M/E
inspections) of:
SR-707 (Beach Road) Bascule bridge
SR-706 (Indiantown Road) Bascule bridge
SR-786 (PGA Blvd) Bascule bridge
SR-708 (Blue Heron Blvd) Bascule bridge

District 4 (State & Local Govt, West Palm Beach & Ft Lauderdale Areas) – continued
SR-80 (Southern Blvd) Bascule bridge
Point Chosen (Belle Glade) Swing Span bridge
SR-802 (Lake Avenue) Bascule bridge
East Ocean Avenue Bascule bridge
Woolbright Road Bascule bridge
George Bush Blvd Bascule bridge
East Atlantic Avenue Bascule bridge (Jupiter)
Linton Blvd Bascule bridge
Spanish River Blvd (NW 40th Street) Bascule bridge
Palmetto Park Road Bascule bridge
US-A1A (Boca Inlet) Bascule bridge
Camino Real Blvd Bascule bridge
East Hillsboro Blvd Bascule bridge
US-A1A over Hillsboro Inlet Bascule bridge
NE 14th Street Causeway Bascule bridge
East Atlantic Avenue Bascule bridge (Pompano Beach)
East Oakland Park Blvd Bascule bridge
Sunrise Blvd Bascule bridge
Los Olas Blvd Bascule bridge
SE 17th Street Bascule bridge
SW 4th Avenue Swing Span bridge (New River)
South Andrews Avenue Bascule bridge (New River)
SE 3rd Avenue Bascule bridge (New River)
Dania Beach Blvd Bascule bridge
Sheridan Street Bascule bridge
SR-820 (Hollywood Blvd) Bascule bridge
SR-706 (Indiantown Road) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
SR-786 (PGA Blvd) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
SR-708 (Blue Heron Blvd) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
SR-80 (Southern Blvd) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
East Ocean Avenue Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Woolbright Road Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
East Atlantic Avenue Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Linton Blvd Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Spanish River Blvd (NW 40th Street) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Palmetto Park Road Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
US-A1A (Boca Inlet) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
East Oakland Park Blvd Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
Sunrise Blvd Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
SE 17th Street Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
SR-820 (Hollywood Blvd) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection

District 5 (State & Local Government)
SR3 (Merritt Island Causeway) Bascule bridge M/E rehabilitation inspection
(3 inspection cycles of routine and interim movable inspections (structural, underwater, & M/E
inspections) of:
Max Brewer Swing Span bridge, Titusville (now fixed bridge)
Orange Avenue Bascule bridge , Daytona
Main Street Bascule bridge, Daytona
Seabreeze Bascule bridge, Daytona (routine and rehabilitation inspections prior to be replaced by fixed bridge)
Highbridge Road Bascule bridge, Ormond Beach
SR-3 Merritt Island Swing Span Bridge
District 6 (Local & State Government, Miami & Keys Area)
Routine and interim movable bridge inspections (structural, underwater, & M/E inspections) of:
NE 2nd Avenue Bascule bridge
Venetian Causeway Bascule bridges (bridges located at east and west end of causeway)
NW 2nd Avenue Bascule bridge
NW 17th Avenue Bascule bridge
NW 22nd Avenue Bascule bridge
Transportation Infrastructure Inspections
E 79th Street EB & WB Bascule bridges (Biscayne Bay)
E 79th Street EB & WB Bascule bridges (ICWW)
Flagler Street Bascule bridge
Brickell Avenue Bascule bridge
Snake Creek Bascule bridge
63rd Street Bascule bridge
NW 5th Street Bascule bridge
NW 12th Avenue Bascule bridge
SW 1st Street Bascule bridge
NW 27th Avenue NB & SB Bascule bridges
NE 163rd Street EB & WB Bascule bridges
Privately-Owned Bridges
Florida East Coast Railroad over New River (Ft. Lauderdale) structural, underwater, & M/E
rehabilitation inspections.
Lansing Island Bascule bridge

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