Implementation of the NBIS Scour Evaluation Program—District 2, Florida

by P. F. Lagasse, Resource Consultants & Engineers, Inc, Fort Collins, United States,
E. V. Richardson, Resource Consultants & Engineers, Inc, Fort Collins, United States,
Nizar Jetha, Resource Consultants & Engineers, Inc, Fort Collins, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: The Federal Highway Administration is now requiring a comprehensive evaluation of bridge scour as part of the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS). District 2, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) was the first District in Florida to initiate the scour evaluation program. This paper highlights the procedures developed and the results, to date, from scour evaluation of bridges in District 2.

Subject Headings: Scour | Highway bridges | Bridge tests | Inspection | Bridge failures | Bridge-vehicle interaction | Standards and codes | Failure analysis | North America | Florida | United States

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