2017 Bridge & Tunnel Inspectors' Conference
 
04/04/2017
1:00 pm - 1:15 pmWelcome & Opening Remarks
Harvey Coffman, Washington State DOT
Debbie Lehmann, FHWA - WA Division
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmKeynote Speaker: Tunnel Inspection -- The Future is Now
Shay Burrows, Principal Bridge Engineer - Office of Bridges and Structures, FHWA HQ
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmDistinguished Guest Speaker--AASHTO Technical T-18 Committee “Bridge Management, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation” Update
Matt Farrar, Bridge Engineer, Idaho Transportation Department
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmThe Front Line On Bridge Scour – You Are The Forward Observer
Dave Henderson, Hydraulic Engineer, FHWA
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmBREAK
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmMassDOT Tunnel Inspection Program Overview
Reed Brockman, Associate Vice President, AECOM
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmEisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel Inspections – Lessons Learned
Nick Cioffredi, Senior Structures Engineer, Stantec
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmMoving into Tunnels – Lessons Learned from Applying a Movable Bridge Inspection Program to Complex Tunnels
Ben Clements, Senior Lead Mechanical Inspector, WSDOT Bridge Preservation Office
Spencer Hand, Senior Lead Electrical Inspector, Washington State DOT
5:00 pmICE BREAKER

04/05/2017
8:00 am - 8:30 amHDOT Implementation of Air and Water Drones
Richard Luster, CEIII/SE, Hawaii DOT
8:30 am - 9:00 amEmerging Technology: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Bridge Inspection
Dan Gillins, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University
9:00 am - 9:30 amRisk-Based Inspection Method for Long Span, Complex Bridges
Brett Canimore, Vice President & Senior Project Manager, AECOM
9:30 am - 10:00 amFRP Inspection
John Adkins, Senior Bridge Systems Engineer, Oregon DOT
10:00 am - 10:30 amBREAK
10:30 am - 11:00 am1910 Port of Astoria Pier 2 Inspection Using Lidar/MicroStation & an In-depth Inspection of the 1910 Port of Astoria Pier 2 Facility
Eugene Leon, CAD Drafting Technician, Oregon DOT
Erick Cain, Bridge Inventory Coordinator, Oregon DOT
Jeff Swanstrom, Senior Bridge Inspector, Oregon DOT
Lloyd Bledsoe, Remote Sensing Specialist, ODOT
11:00 am - 11:30 amCulvert and Storm Drain System Inspection Manual
Matthew Richie, Senior Structural Engineer II, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
11:30 am - 12:00 pmWhite Pass & Yukon Route - Historic Narrow Gauge Railroad Bridge Inspections
Elizabeth Greer, Senior Engineer, AECOM
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmImplementation Status of NTIS by FHWA
Douglas Blades, Structural Engineer, FHWA
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmInspection and Rehabilitation of Heroes Highway Tunnel in Connecticut
Larry Murphy, Vice President & Senior Transportation Engineer, CDM Smith
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmOverview of Maryland Transportation Authority’s Bridge and Tunnel Inspection Program
Tekeste Amare, Bridge Condition Program Manager, Maryland Transportation Authority
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmRecent Tunnel Inspection Case Studies and Lessons Learned Performing Initial NTIS Inspections for Several Tunnel Owners
Brian Leshko, Vice President, HDR Engineering, Inc.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmBREAK
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmStructural Testing and Monitoring of the I-15 Virgin River Bridges
Mark Bernhardt, Exhibitor, Burgess & Niple, Inc.
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmComprehensive Nondestructive Evaluation of Las Vegas Viaduct Deck for Rehabilitation Design
Nick Cioffredi, Senior Structures Engineer, Stantec
Michael Premo, Bridge Inspection Manager, Nevada Department of Transportation
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmUltrasonic Testing Technology in Bridge Inspection
Joseph Krajewski, Senior Technical Advisor, HNTB
5:00 pmADJOURN

04/06/2017
8:00 am - 8:30 amCase Study: Encoded Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing and Monitoring of Northport Bridge Tension Anchor Bolts
Paul Knaebel, Senior Lead Mechanical Inspector, WSDOT Bridge Preservation Office
8:30 am - 9:00 amPost-Tensioned Bridges: Diagnosing & Remediating Corrosive Conditions
Dallas Montgomery, Senior Project Manager, Burgess & Niple, Inc.
Sivaraman Venugopalan, Principle Engineer, Siva Corrosion Services, Inc. (SCS)
9:00 am - 9:30 amFailure of Deck/Prestressed Girder Connection on 2 Montana Interstate Bridges
Amanda Jackson, Bridge Conditions and Operations Engineer, Montana DOT
9:30 am - 10:00 amOut of the Woods: An Introduction to the Forest Service and Federal Land Management Agencies
Kathy Van Hecke, Regional Structures Engineer, USDA - Forest Service
10:00 am - 10:30 amBREAK
10:30 am - 11:00 amA Lot "Hinges" on the Rating
Ed Cinadr, Project Manager, Burgess & Niple, Inc.
11:00 am - 11:30 amLessons Learned on the Inspection and Testing of the US 82 Bridge over the Mississippi River
Ryan Nataluk, Bridge Inspection Program Manager, Stantec
11:30 am - 12:00 pmClosing Remarks | Award: Best Presentation | Door Prizes
Jeff Swanstrom, Senior Bridge Inspector, Oregon DOT
Tim Rogers, FHWA - OR Division
12:00 pmADJOURN