Drawbridge Inspection Services

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In-Depth Drawbridge Inspections and Maintenance

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Department Of Transportation (D.O.T.) Compliant

DrawBridgeScan™ allows for the complete AASHTO and FHWA inspection of moveable bridges. In addition, automated structural health monitoring can inform the bridge owner when hydraulics are about to fail or motors need replacing.

Drawbridge Inspection Services

Structural
Fracture critical
Mechanical
Electrical
Emergency service

With over 30 years of experience in the inspection and maintenance of drawbridges.

Infrastructure bridge

Drawbridge Emergency Service

Drawbridge testing and maintenance
Mechanical/Electrical inspections
Moveable bridge inspections
Drawbridge emergency services
Drawbridge monitoring (DrawbridgeScan™)
Free estimates
Maintenance & monitoring services
Emergency response

Project Samples

  • State Government Moveable Bridge Inspections, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District 1 and 7, Florida: NBI and annual fracture critical structural, mechanical, and electrical inspections of 45 movable bridges.
  • Project Supervisor/Bridge Inspection Team Leader of on-system and off-system routine, annual, interim and initial surface and underwater inspections of over 6,800 fixed and movable bridges throughout Florida, Nevada, and Oregon.
  • 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 the 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.

  • Underwater Bridge Inspection, Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa, FL: Underwater structural inspections and scour evaluations. Also, the 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.
  • 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.
  • 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., and more…