FHWA-NHI-130055C: Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges (Coding Guide Version) - IDOT Hosted in Springfield, IL
2023 Bridge Inspection Training Classes
The purpose of this NBI Subscription Service Announcement is to provide information to Illinois Certified National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) Program Managers, Team Leaders and others involved in the bridge inspection program of IDOT hosted Bridge Inspection Training Classes scheduled for 2023.
Registration can be done using the registration link provided for each class under the ‘Training’ tab on the Bridge Management and Inspection Unit website.
IDOT Hosted Bridge Inspection Training Classes for 2023
- FHWA-NHI-130055C: Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges (Coding Guide Version)
Dates: November 27th – December 8th, 2023
Registration Deadline: November 24, 2023
Location: Springfield, IL
- FHWA-NHI-130056C: Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges for Professional Engineers (Coding Guide Version)
Dates: December 11th – December 15th, 2023
Registration Deadline: December 8, 2023
Location: Springfield, IL
These classes are equivalent to the previously hosted NHI 130055 and NHI 130056. Successful completion of either of these classes fulfills the training requirements of the NBIS (23 CFR 650.309) for a FHWA-approved comprehensive training course.
In the event any of the classes list above are cancelled, an NBI Subscription Service Announcement will be distributed and those registered will be notified by the Bridge Management and Inspection Unit.
Questions regarding this NBI Subscription Service Announcement are to be directed to the Bridge Management and Inspection Unit by telephone at 217/785-4537 or by email at DOT.BBS.BridgeMgmt@illinois.
Some useful inspection resources are:
Section 3 of the Bureau of Bridges and Structures Structural Services Manual contains information valuable for performing bridge inspections in Illinois. The manual is available by clicking here.
Additional resources for the many functions of the Bridge Office can be found at the Bridges and Structures tab found by clicking here
Bridge inventory and inspection information is available in a web-based interface at Bridge Information Website
A SIMSCounty file is available for each county in Illinois. This database can be used to review inspection and inventory data and produce inspection reports.
SIMSLink may be used to create customized queries, forms and reports using linked data from a SIMSCounty file.
SIMSCounty and SIMSLink files can be found by Clicking Here. These data files contain bridge inventory and bridge inspection data for structures over 20 feet face to face of abutments on roads maintained by public agencies.
National Bridge Inspection Standards of the Federal Highway Administration are available by Clicking Here.
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