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Bridge and Structure Bus Tour: The Rolling Classroom

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After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Become familiar with the different types of structures and identify structure components
  • Understand the basics of a bridge and culvert inspection, rehabilitation and construction
  • Understand the importance of good bridge and culvert maintenance
  • Understand the importance of sound construction practices for bridges and culverts
  • Apply ‘classroom’ notions to inspect and visit various types of bridges and culverts in the area

Come and join us in our rolling classroom for a day. There will be presentations and discussions, but you will mostly be in the field, developing a trained eye for understanding bridges and culverts and identifying key elements and issues that are at the heart of today’s infrastructure challenges.

You will experience first-hand the importance of bridge and structure maintenance and observe areas of concern.

Course outline:

  • Introduction & familiarization of the importance of regular inspections
  • Introduction of the fundamentals of bridge components and behavior
  • Introduce and familiarize with common & structural defects bridges
  • Introduction of participants to OSIM
  • Networking & sharing of information with fellow attendees

Who should attend:
Supervisors responsible for the management, inspection & maintenance of local bridges & culverts, and also: Maintenance Field Staff • Structural Engineers & Technical Staff • Municipal & Provincial DOT Staff • Consultants & Contractors • Engineering Students & Faculty

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  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

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