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Tunnel Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Evaluation Manual: Evaluation

COURSE NO: C02-073
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Tunnel Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Evaluation Manual: Evaluation
Course Highlights

This engineering online PDH course will provide an overview on the evaluation of tunnel systems and the associated components. The components explored in this chapter include the typical personnel involved, supplemental inspection and testing methods, risk-based assessments, priority classification, and basic cost estimating. Information is also provided on load rating.  


Evaluations are normally performed after the inspection data is received. Sound engineering judgment is used to evaluate the consequences of tunnel system or component failure in terms of overall safety, service level, and costs. In some instances, supplementary inspections and testing may be needed where data is lacking. Risk assessment techniques should include strategies for deploying, operating, maintaining, upgrading, and disposing of tunnel system components in a cost-effective manner.


This 2 PDH online course is applicable to civil and structural engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the evaluation process of tunnel systems.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the evaluation criteria and methods of tunnel systems
  • Identifying the typical personnel involved in tunnel evaluation procedures
  • Familiarization with different testing methods
  • Understanding risk-based assessments
  • Recognizing priority classification
  • Understanding the basics of cost estimating
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Tunnel Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Evaluation (TOMIE) Manual – Chapter 5: Evaluation” by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 5 of this FHWA Publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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