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Bridge Maintenance - Scour

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Interviewed: ___________________________________ Date: _________________

Bridge Preservation Office

  • What is the number of scour critical bridges in the Region?
  • How many of those bridges have action plans developed to minimize or eliminate the risk of scour?
  • How is the list of scour critical bridges communicated to the Region Bridge Maintenance personnel?
  • How are the action plans communicated to the Region Bridge Maintenance personnel?
  • What types of scour countermeasures are used by WSDOT?
  • What types of scour monitoring devices or techniques have been used by WSDOT?
  • Is there a program in place to address bridge scour needs?
    • What is its level of funding?
    • What is the overall estimate of need?
  • How are priorities established for funding countermeasures for scour critical bridges?
  • How many bridge countermeasures have been installed to date?

(STA) Region ___________________________________ Date _________________

Interviewed: ___________________________________

Region Bridge Maintenance

  • How many people are on the bridge maintenance crew in your Region?
  • What types of maintenance work do you do?
  • What is the budget for bridge maintenance in your Region?
  • What types of maintenance work are contracted out?
  • On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 high), how would you rate the following:
    • Communication from Bridge Preservation Office (BPO) on maint. needs
    • Communication to BPO on maintenance repairs
    • Timely completion of needed, high priority repairs
    • Completion of routinely scheduled maintenance
  • How many scour critical bridges are there in your Region?
  • What procedures do you have in place to minimize the risk of scour critical bridges?
  • What improvements could be made in the areas of bridge maintenance and inspection?
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Updated: 11/07/2013
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