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NYSDOT Region 8 Bridges

WSP USA, as prime consultant performed biennial & interim bridge Inspections for 1,600+ bridges in seven New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Region 8 Counties. We also performed Virtis and BLRS load rating and load rating updates.

Bullet Up to 7 concurrent inspection team
Bullet Special access equipment
Bullet Daily lane closures

Up to seven concurrent inspection teams were utilized with multiple teams utilizing special access equipment and lane closures daily. Our firm supervised two concurrent subconsultant bridge inspection reams and up to four concurrent subcontractor crews providing work zone traffic control on high-speed, high-volume roadways. Also, WSP supervised rental of special access equipment including UBIUs, lifts, bucket trucks, bucket boats, tracker lift, suspended scaffolding, etc., and coordinated hundreds of bridge inspections with Metro-North and other regional railroads. We obtained permits with NYSDEC and other agencies in the Region.

Our firm performed the initial Virtis load rating modeling for 3,500+ spans in this Region, 2002 – 2005.  During the 2010-2011 cycle, We performed in-depth Level I load rating analysis for 2 complex truss bridges and 1 reinforced concrete bridge.