Bridge Inspection - Module 3 - Concrete & Masonry Structures

This module is part of a 6 part webinar series.  Module 1 should be completed before taking Modules 2-6.  Module 3 will cover: Concrete Masonry & Structures.

Concrete & Masonry Structures Inspection
Instructor: Mark Shafer, PE

This module takes a close look at practices and procedures when evaluating the condition of bridges and drainage structures comprised of concrete or masonry construction.  Regardless of the specific material type, many common defects are found.  And specific to the culvert construction material, there are defects to be identified, categorized, and documented by the bridge inspector.  

This module addresses: 
The safety aspects of a Bridge Inspection with regards to the Bridge Inspector, the Public and the Railroad. 
The proper techniques for accessing, inspecting and documenting the condition of structures.

This module is intended for anyone who may be responsible for the condition evaluation and documentation of bridges and drainage structures subjected to the railroad environment.

Learning Outcomes:
Students completing this module should be familiar with the types of bridges and drainage structures, locations and uses of concrete and masonry and where commonly utilized, defects found at these types of structures and how to document the location and significance or severity of the defect found on or around these types of structures supporting or near railroads.
Instructor Biography:

Mark Shafer, PE is a 1991 graduate of Iowa State University earning BSCE and MSCE degrees.  He has over 30 years of structural engineering and bridge inspection experience. He has worked for and led bridge design and inspection teams and has specialized in bridge condition assessment and rehabilitation design. 



Life Members: $79.00
Student Members: $65.00

Group Registration is available for 10 or more registrations only that are submitted at the same time and paid for by one payment will receive a 10% off discount per registration. Please contact for additional information on group registration.

PDH Credit: 2.0

*Webinar fees are non-refundable and by registering you agree to this policy.

Webinar Time is Eastern Time and will be conducted on the Zoom platform.  On-demand access will be available after the scheduled “live date.”  PowerPoint presentation will be available for download before the webinar will begin.
10/25/2021 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

PDH Hours: 2.0

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