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Farrell Potter MnDOT Bridge Office 651-366-4471

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1 Farrell Potter MnDOT Bridge Office

2  Quantification  Location  Description  Dates

3  If it can be measured, then it shall  Record in inspection report:  Measurements to monitor any change  How measurements were made

4  Report locations of defects  Allows other inspectors to monitor defects on next inspection  The severity of defect can depend on location

5  Justification of the condition state or NBI code  Should indicate type of defect and severity  Use language from the inspection manual

6  Date inspection notes  Allows for determination of when defect was first noted  Allows to see how defect is changing over time

7 Date [2009] South fascia girder has 10LF of freckling rust starting at west abutment Location Description Quantity

8 OR [ ] South fascia girder has 10LF of freckling rust starting at west abutment [2010] No change from 2009 note [2009] South fascia girder has 10LF of freckling rust starting at west abutment

9 OR [2011] South fascia girder has 15LF of freckling rust starting at west abutment [ ] South fascia girder has 10LF of freckling rust starting at west abutment [2011] South fascia girder has 15LF of freckling rust starting at west abutment [2010] No change from 2009 note [2009] South fascia girder has 10LF of freckling rust starting at west abutment

10  Any element in a condition state of 2, 3, 4 or 5  Any NBI in a 5 or less  Date or note should be updated every year inspection is performed

11  Acceptable: The entire quantity is in condition state 1, so no defects means no notes are necessary

12  Unacceptable: Quantity is in CS2, and is missing description and date.

13  Acceptable: Should consider keeping original dates to track change over time

14  Unacceptable: Quantity is in CS4 and properly dated. However notes do not justify the condition state.

15  At a minimum two photos in the bridge file  Roadway view, profile view  Also recommend for:  NBIs less than 5  Condition States greater than CS2

16  Provide quick and easy way to capture inspection data  Can be updated over time to reflect changes  Recommend for:  NBIs less than 5  Condition States greater than CS2

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18 How thorough of an inspection can you perform during the winter?

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