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NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 37-05 [Final (Synthesis)]

Bridge Inspection Practices
[ NCHRP 20-05 (Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Practices) ]

  Project Data
Funds: $49,000
Staff Responsibility: Jon M. Williams
Effective Date: 10/15/2006
Completion Date: 12/31/2007
Fiscal Year: 2005

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 375: Bridge Inspection Practices examines bridge inspection practices in the United States and selected foreign countries.  The report explores inspection personnel (staff titles and functions, qualifications, training and certification, inspection teams, and the assignment of teams to bridges), inspection types (focus, methods, and frequency), and inspection quality control and quality assurance.  The report also reviews the uses agencies make of information gathered from bridge inspections, what triggers repairs, and plans for future development of inspection programs.  The final report is at 

http://trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8829

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