Bridge Inspection for Hurricane Re-entry<br />
Bridge Inspection on Re-Entry<br />Bridge Inspectors will follow strike teams <br />Bridge Inspectors will also use helico...
Teams	<br />11 topside inspections teams operate daily<br />Topside teams will observe bridges from the deck and piling (n...
Items to observe During Inspection<br />Topside Teams<br />Damage to piling from debris<br />Damage to beams <br />Damage ...
Underwater Teams<br />There will be two underwater teams<br />Teams will access damage to structures<br />Piling <br />Sco...
Types of damage<br />Damage patterns to bridges, including damage attributed to storm surge, wind, impact from debris, sco...
Cost of Bridge Damage<br />Hurricane Katrina caused significant damage to the transportation system in the Gulf Coast regi...
Items to observe during Inspection (underwater)<br />Damage to footing<br />Damage to foundation<br />Scouring <br />Aroun...
Re-Entry<br />Supervisor will be stationed in Jesup<br />Will relocate to staging areas<br />Will follow strike teams<br /...
Team Assignment<br />Three teams are assigned to the Savannah/Chatham County Area<br />One team is assigned to the Brunswi...
Function of Teams	<br />Teams are reviewing bridges to determine if they are passable<br />Either good to go, need further...
QUESTIONS?<br />
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Bridge inspection for hurricane re entry

  1. 1. Bridge Inspection for Hurricane Re-entry<br />
  2. 2. Bridge Inspection on Re-Entry<br />Bridge Inspectors will follow strike teams <br />Bridge Inspectors will also use helicopters for “hard to get to places”<br />Bridge Inspectors will have computerized equipment to determine the structurally capacity of the bridge<br />
  3. 3. Teams <br />11 topside inspections teams operate daily<br />Topside teams will observe bridges from the deck and piling (nothing below water)<br />Will be divided into 22 Teams for re-entry<br />Will be traveling with strike force teams <br />Will be using helicopters <br />
  4. 4. Items to observe During Inspection<br />Topside Teams<br />Damage to piling from debris<br />Damage to beams <br />Damage to endroll<br />Damage to approach<br />Damage to caps<br />Damage to decks<br />
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  9. 9. Underwater Teams<br />There will be two underwater teams<br />Teams will access damage to structures<br />Piling <br />Scours<br />Footings<br />Debris damage<br />Additional resources are available through contract and other states<br />
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  11. 11. Types of damage<br />Damage patterns to bridges, including damage attributed to storm surge, wind, impact from debris, scour, and water inundation<br />
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  15. 15. Cost of Bridge Damage<br />Hurricane Katrina caused significant damage to the transportation system in the Gulf Coast region. The overall cost to repair or replace the bridges damaged during the hurricane is estimated at over $1 billion.<br />
  16. 16. Items to observe during Inspection (underwater)<br />Damage to footing<br />Damage to foundation<br />Scouring <br />Around footing<br />Piling<br />approach<br />Debris around piling<br />Damage to piling<br />
  17. 17. Re-Entry<br />Supervisor will be stationed in Jesup<br />Will relocate to staging areas<br />Will follow strike teams<br />Six teams concentrate on established major Re-entry routes with re-entry teams<br />I-16<br />I-95<br />US 84<br />US 82<br />Other routes as determined <br />
  18. 18. Team Assignment<br />Three teams are assigned to the Savannah/Chatham County Area<br />One team is assigned to the Brunswick/Glynn County Area<br />One team is assigned to the Camden County Area<br />
  19. 19. Function of Teams <br />Teams are reviewing bridges to determine if they are passable<br />Either good to go, need further assessment or closed due to major defect<br />
  20. 20. QUESTIONS?<br />

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