Online registration for this course is currently closed. Up to three seats may become available in the coming weeks. If you wish to register, please download and complete a registration form and send it to Michelle Monette at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by the Program Committee
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 – Thursday, September 22, 2022
Hilton Garden Inn Worcester, 35 Major Taylor Boulevard, Worcester, MA
Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00AM – 4:30PM
The major goals of this course are to refresh the skills of practicing bridge inspectors in fundamental visual inspection techniques; review the background knowledge necessary to understand how bridges function; communicate issues of national significance relative to the nations’ bridge infrastructures; re-establish proper condition and appraisal rating practices; and review the professional obligations of bridge inspectors.
Core course topics include inspector qualifications and duties, bridge mechanics, record keeping and documentation, fatigue and fracture in steel bridges, traffic safety features, safety, National Bridge Inventory (NBI) component ratings, superstructure type identification, inspection techniques and case studies for decks, superstructures, bearings, substructures, channels and culverts, and a mock bridge inspection classroom exercise.
Please note: Prior to taking this course, participants must submit a certificate showing that they have passed one of the following pre-requisite courses: FHWA's comprehensive bridge inspection training 130055 Safety Inspection of In-service Bridges or 130056 Safety Inspection of In-service Bridges for Professional Engineers. In addition, course participants are required to sign and submit a BSCES Assumption of Risk and Liability Relating to COVID-19 waiver. Both certificates should be submitted to email@example.com no later than Friday, August 5, 2022.
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 5, 2022
Registration Fees: $1,400 Members, $1,650 Non-Members
Registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfast, breaks, and lunch
Click here to view the course flyer. Attendance for this program is limited to 30 participants. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come first-serve paid registration basis. Payment must be received with registration to secure a slot. Register to attend this course and pay by credit card by clicking Registration above. To register online for an event at the BSCES member rate you must login using your BSCES assigned username and password. If you do not know your login information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617/227-5551. You can also register for this event by email, fax. or mail. To do so, download and complete a BSCES Event Registration Form and follow the submission instructions. Individuals who attempt to register after the course is closed will be added to a waiting list. Cancellations or no shows after August 5, 2022 will be billed.
Please note that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists anywhere other people are present, and even precautionary measures such as masking and social distancing cannot completely eliminate this risk. The Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section/ASCE (BSCES) requires any person attending this Society-sponsored in-person course to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Course registrants must attest to being fully vaccinated when registering for this course and also complete and return a COVID-19 Assumption of Risk and Liability Waiver. In addition, any person who chooses to travel to and/or participate in any BSCES in-person activity assumes all risks arising from that decision. All participants must agree to comply with all safety procedures established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as any other protocols put in place by BSCES, the host sites, travel facilities, or any other applicable authorities.
Important: To be recognized as a BSCES member you must login using your BSCES assigned username and password.
Please note: BSCES membership is handled through ASCE but your BSCES log in information is different than your ASCE log in information. To update your contact information, please visit their Manage Your Account page.
If you have issues logging in or have additional questions regarding registration, please contact us at 617/227-5551 or email@example.com.
Supported by the staff of The Engineering Center Education Trust