FHWA Bridge Maintenance: Substructure
This online engineering PDH course is based on Chapter XII (Substructure Maintenance Procedures) of the manual, and discusses procedures related to maintenance of bridge substructures.
The Bridge Maintenance Training Reference Manual was developed to serve as part of a Federal Highway Administration training course. The objectives of the training are to 1) provide instructions in bridge maintenance and repair procedures, 2) provide an overview of general management techniques useful to a bridge maintenance supervisor or technician, 3) improve work-site safety, and 4) acquaint bridge maintenance personnel with the purpose and function of bridge management systems.
This 4 PDH online course is intended primarily for structural and civil engineers, as well as design and construction professionals, and would be of particular interest to consulting engineers or to engineers serving in government organizations concerned with the maintenance of bridges.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Maintenance of bridge seats and caps
- Protecting the substructure
- Repair of broken or deteriorated wing walls
- Repair of abutment faces
- Repair of abutment backwalls
- Repair of cracked hammerhead pier caps
- Strengthening columns with fiber composites
- Spread footing repair
- Surface deterioration of abutments and piers
- Jackets for pile protection and repair
- Piling repairs
- Repairs to intermediate bents
- Repairs to end bents
- Installing helper bents
- Timber cap repairs
- Installation of deadman anchorages
- Stabilization of settled piers
- Timber pile repair
- Underwater repair of substructures
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter XII, "Substructure Maintenance Procedures" of the Federal Highway Administration Bridge Maintenance Training Reference Manual, Publication No. FHWA- NHI-03-045, March, 2003.
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