B & H Engineering, P.C. has performed the 2016 Biennial Inspection and 2017 Special Inspection of the Brooklyn Bridge and Approaches, as a prime consultant, for the NYSDOT.
The Brooklyn bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn. The biennial inspection included: review of existing BIN folder, inspection and ratings for members and their paint condition, preparation of inspection and project final reports; quality control review on reports and inspection documentation; creation of primary element database; notification and report preparation of flagged conditions; reporting of flagged conditions; planning and scheduling inspection; inventory verification; coordinating inspection with ongoing construction contract; planning and requesting lane closures; procuring access equipment necessary for inspection; and providing and monitoring work zone traffic control.
The Inspection Report included following:
Condition summary and preventive maintenance observation, inspection findings and photographs, sketches in lieu of plans, database for summary of major deficiencies, primary member ratings, details or situation requiring special attention during inspection, inventory, and flag reports.
B & H Engineering has also performed 2014-2015, 2006-2007 and 1996 biennial inspection of this structure as a prime consultant.
Biennial Inspection of Brooklyn Bridge, NYSDOT