MODOT works to make state bridges safer

01/8/2012 | Columbia Business Times (Mo.)

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program has repaired several bridges considered structurally deficient since its implementation. Bridge deterioration is affected by many factors, including gusset plate design and flooding, but inspection techniques have improved, including use of bathymetric surveys, which eliminate the need for divers for underwater inspections and still provide data about erosion and debris.

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