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2017 – 2018 BIENNIAL AND INTERIM BRIDGE INSPECTION, THE BRONX, NY

SIMCO Engineering, P.C., as a subconsultant, provided biennial and interim bridge inspection for 318 Spans of 62 Bridges in 2017 and 367 Spans of 81 Bridges in 2018 in Bronx County, including:

  • Cross Bronx Expressway over Major Deegan Expressway
  • Bronx River Parkway over Morris Ave.
  • E Gun Hill Road over Bronx Boulevard
  • Beach Avenue Pedestrian Bridge
  • E 241 Street at Bronx River Parkway
  • Whitestone Interchange at Bruckner Expressway

SIMCO provided the following services:

  • Structural inspection for fracture in critical/non-redundant members and fatigue prone details of various types of steel bridges
  • Safety inspection for bridge under-deck concrete and top of the bridge sidewalk, bridge railing, and approaches for pedestrians and vehicular traffic

The inspection was performed per NYSDOT inspection guidelines. Verified bridge plans and cross-sections and checked load rating calculations and reviewed VIRTIS results to evaluate load-bearing capacity of members. Prepared detailed Engineering Reports in BDIS and made necessary corrections in bridge inventory by using WINBOLTS