Great Lakes Engineering Group, LLC provides Bridge Scoping Services in which we evaluate various repair alternatives for a prescribed set of bridges and recommend the most economical rehabilitation or preventive maintenance treatment.

The work for each bridge scope includes:

Site Review - Overall Physical Assessment of the Bridge Condition

  • In-Depth Structural Inspection of all Bridge Components
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Material Testing
  • Geometrics
  • Maintenance of Traffic
  • Utilities
  • Scour
  • Photo Log


Engineering Analysis - Evaluation of Site Review Findings and Selection Most Appropriate Repair Strategy

  • Evaluation of repair strategies
  • Quantity Calculations
  • Cost Estimate for each repair strategy
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Selection of the Best Repair Option
  • Determination of Maintaining Traffic Concepts.

GLEG has the knowledge to obtain traffic permits, railroad coordination, coordination of maintaining traffic planning and lane closures, and procuring access equipment necessary for in-depth inspection of beam ends.