Bridge Inspections

Countywide Bridge Inspection Program

Washington County Division of Public Works

Brudis & Associates, Inc. was responsible for the Bridge Inspection program for Washington County, Maryland.  In accordance with AASHTO, NBIS and FHWA guidelines and criteria, complete field inventory and bridge safety inspection services  was provided for 189 structures located throughout the County.  The program involved: structural condition assessments for concrete, steel, timber, and masonry structures and culverts.  BAI has been responsible for providing these bridge inspection services for Washington, County under three separate contracts.

City of Hagerstown Bridge Inspections

City of Hagerstown Department of Public Works

For three years, under separate contracts, Brudis & Associates, Inc. was responsible for providing inspection services for minor concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures in addition to culvert inspections at 18 locations throughout Hagerstown, Maryland.  Inspections were completed in accordance with AASHTO, SHA, NBIS and FHWA guidelines and criteria and involved providing video inspection of underground culvert inspections.

Devils Backbone Dam Structural Inspection

Washington County Division of Public Works

Under the direction of Washington County Division of Public Works, Brudis & Associates, Inc. provided structural inspection services and dam safety analysis of a 100+ year-old, 200-foot stone masonry dam on Antietam Creek.

The project involved detailed structural examination, condition inspection, underwater diving and exploration, silt excavation, hydraulic analysis and geotechnical investigation. BAI developed final inspection and analysis report in accordance with Maryland Dam Safety requirements.