HBM-IDOT-BBS-PTB 172-Item 24 Major River Bridge Inspection and Load Rating
Various Locations, State of Illinois
NBIS Bridge Inspection and Bridge Rating
WSP | Parsons BrinckerhoffContact: Jamal Grainawi, PE, SE
Key Team Members
Lisa Buntin, Project Engineer John Saraceno, Structural Engineer Mustafa Alobaidi, Team Leader
Major River Bridge Inspection and Rating
HBM Engineering Group was part of WSP USA (Parsons Brinckerhoff) team to inspect major river bridges. The inspection was performed on the following bridges: I-64 over Wabash River (S.N. 097-0003 & 097-0004), IL 136 over Illinois River (S.N. 063-0002), Keokuk Bridge US 136 over Mississippi River (S.N. 034-0062), I-74 over Illinois River (S.N. 090-0001), IL 178 over Illinois River (S.N. 050-0088), and Centennial Bridge US 67 over Mississippi River. The inspection included NBIS, Fracture Critical, Element Level and underwater investigation. NDT testing was also performed on the Pin and Links. Ultrasonic Thickness Gage measurement and Dye Penetrant testing were utilized for investigating steel members condition. Underwater Sonar inspection was also utilized to investigate the substructure scour condition.