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3 Improvements to the Bridge Inspection Process

Structures Inspector Mobile Application Streamlines the Inspection Process Remember the time I told you about how bridge inspections are performed? Since that post, we set out to find a simpler way to overcome the many challenges inspectors face during the inspection process. After dozens of interviews with inspectors and collaborative tests to validate our ideas, […]

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Bridge Condition Forecasts, Two Ways

Bridges are expensive to build and expensive to maintain. They represent large investments and are crucial to keep wheels turning and businesses open. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2017 infrastructure scorecard, America’s bridges scored a C+ grade. Of the 614,387 bridges in the nation, almost 4 in 10 are 50 years or […]

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That time I went to GDOT to learn all about bridge inspections…

Ever wonder how the bridges you drive over are kept in tip-top shape, so they don’t come crashing down on your next commute? I visited the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) with product designer Mike Myles to find that out. We also used that visit to validate ideas we had for a mobile bridge inspection app […]