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Glen Canyon Bridge Inspection

Operation & Maintenance

Glen Canyon Dam Bridge, U.S. 89, Page, AZ, USA

Project Overview
Project Name: Glen Canyon Bridge Inspection
Location: Glen Canyon Dam Bridge, U.S. 89, Page, AZ, USA
Project Status: Operation & Maintenance

Project Tags: inspection

Project Team

Disciplines That Worked on Project

Civil Engineer: Construction ManagementCivil Engineer: Structural (Bridges)Civil Engineer: Structural (Seismic Design)Civil Engineer: Transportation (Bridges)
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Project Details
About this project
The bridge was originally built in 1959. It is inspected every two years They have to consider worker safety and traffic patterns during the inspections. Bridge inspections have to follow both federal and state requirements. The federal requirements are covered by the National Bridge Inventory Standards,
Who benefits from this project, and how?
It is important that bridges are inspected to make sure they are maintained properly and continue to be safe.
What's unique about this project?
At the time it was constructed, the Glen Canyon Bridge was the highest arch bridge in the world. It is 700 feet over the Colorado River.

Funding & Costs
Funding source: Public

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