Chapter 4: Field Inspection RequirementsAnchor: #CIHIJAGJ
Section 1: Types of Bridge Inspection
There are five basic types of bridge inspections:
- Initial inspections.
- Routine inspections.
- Event-driven inspections (AASHTO damage inspections).
- In-depth inspections.
- Underwater inspections and fracture-critical inspections are two types of in-depth inspections.
- Special inspections.
- Inspection of post-tensioned, grouted, external tendons is an example of a special inspection.