Underwater Inspection of Bridge Substructures Using Underwater Imaging Technology

The objective of this project is to improve methods to assess the performance of existing transportation structures and increasing employee safety by reducing exposure of personnel to hazards encountered while performing underwater inspections. This proposal is to research the application of sonar imaging, remote operated vehicles and video technology as compared to diving inspections to satisfy the inspection requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations 23CFR650, Level I and II Underwater Inspections.


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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01541263
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: TPF-5(131)
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 21 2014 1:02AM