Bridge Inspection and Bridge Load Rating
WHAT WE DO: JMEC provides bridge routine and damage inspection and bridge load rating evaluations, including the use of LRFR rating method for legal and permit loads per NBIS, FHWA and AASHTO MBE requirements. Inspection service is for visual and NDE bridge inspection method. From 1999 to 2000, JMEC has inspected, created as-built drawings, performed load rating and evaluated more than 30 bridges constructed of timber, steel and concrete out of more than 100 bridges for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. From 2000 to 2006, JMEC has inspected and evaluated 6 steel bridges including a steel arch, a steel truss, a steel plate girder, and 3 Bailey bridges for the USDA Forest Service - Region 5. Recently, JMEC is working on bridge load rating per Caltrans BLRM, and has completed a safety evaluation of 3 bridges in the Mt. Diablo Golf Course and a NDE inspection of the Bridge over Contra Costa Channel at Detroit Avenue, Concord, CA.