• Cranbury, NJ
  • New York, NY
  • advantage@aeapc.com

Inspection and Ratings of 14 On-system and 8 Off-system Gloucester County Bridges

Inspection and Ratings of 14 On-system and 8 Off-system Gloucester

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New Jersey Department of Transportation

Relevant Project Components

    • Project Management
    • Coordination
    • Field inspections
    • Fracture Critical (FC) Insp.
    • Underwater inspection
    • Utilized small Boat for Insp.
    • Inspection Reports
    • Pontis/SI&A Sheets updates
    • Load Ratings

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

AEA provided bridge inspection services to the NJDOT for 14 On-system and 8 Off-system Gloucester County Bridges for the two cycles inspection project. AEA was responsible for project management, coordination, field inspection, Reports preparation, Pontis/SI&A Sheets updates, and Load Ratings for the Gloucester County Bridges. Performed project management includes coordination with NJDOT Project Manager, Gloucester County Engineer and subcontractors for Underwater Inspection services.  Attended project scoping and fee negotiation meetings with NJDOT, and prepared cost proposal by using NJDOT Cost Proposal program.  Prepared field inspection schedule and submitted to NJDOT for approval.  The project involved inspection of various types of structures including one Fracture Critical (FCM) bridge. The superstructures and substructures consisted of concrete encased multi steel stringers, concrete decks, pre-stressed concrete adjacent box beams and voided slab beams, pre-stressed concrete box culverts and three sided rigid frames, concrete arch, timber bridges, and concrete substructures.  Performed a detailed visual and physical hands-on inspection of various elements of superstructure and substructure by using small Boat for the bridges over waterways and Bucket Trucks for the bridges over the roadways. Inspected Fracture Critical Members and substructures evaluated for scour conditions. Prepared priority repiars letters, monthly progress reports and updated Pontis/SI&A Sheets, and submitted to NJDOT. Performed Load Ratings by using LARS Bridge Load Rating computer software, reviewed Underwter Inspection Reports and prepared final reports for the twenty-two (22) Gloucester County Bridges according to NJDOT and NBIS standard.