Condition Inspection, Evaluation and Design for
Emergency Bridge Repairs for Movable Bridges,
Statewide, Maryland


  • Structural Inspection
  • Design Services

SAI, a Mead & Hunt Company, was responsible for inspection services for the condition inspection and report preparation for MD 436 over Weems Creek, MD 18B over Kent Narrows, MD 370 over Miles River, the Rt. 50 over Sinepauxent Bay, MD 795 over Cambridge Creek, MD 213 over Sassafras River, MD 213 over Chester River and MD 331 over Choptank River.  Reviewed existing inspection reports, scour evaluations and maintenance & repair records.  Provided NBIS compliant inspection teams to include an NBIS qualified Team Leader and a Junior Inspector.  Utilized a snooper or boat to conduct a hands-on inspection of all deck, superstructure, and substructure elements. Utilized a boat and tender to conduct a hands-on inspection of the fender systems and obtain soundings as applicable. Mechanical and Electrical portions were to be inspected by others.  Prepared inspection reports with updated SI&A and Pontis for all inspected elements.  Structural portion of the final report was signed and sealed by an SAI, a Mead & Hunt Company, Maryland Registered Professional Engineer.  Coordinated schedule, coordinated access equipment, and obtained necessary traffic permits with MDSHA. In addition to other minor repair designs, SAI, a Mead & Hunt Company, designed the addition of traveler beams to the MD 436 Bridge over Weems Creek to allow maintenance staff to pick and swing the lift cylinders into place for repair and replacement.


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