Session Title: Bridge Toolbox Talks
Organizer: Gary Gardner
Moderator: Gary Gardner
Topic A Title: Benefits of Reality Modeling Using a Drone
Speaker (s): Daniel Reinke
Name, Company, Location: Gannett Fleming, Columbus, OH
Topic A Description: Leveraging the use of drone-captured photography to build accurate 3D structural models that can be used for structure assessment, plan production, and quantity calculations.
Topic B Title: Skewed Steel Bridges Simplified
Speaker (s): Brandon Chavel
Name, Company, Location: National Steel Bridge Alliance, Cleveland, OH
Topic B Description: Presentation of resources available to designers to simplify the analysis, detailing, and decision-making process for skewed bridges.
Topic C Title: Cowboy Engineering – Load Rating the Impossible
Speaker (s): Joe Kelley
Name, Company, Location: Burgess & Niple, Columbus, OH
Topic C Description: Lessons learned and analysis techniques for rating “one of a kind bridges” including damaged bridges, retrofitted rail cars, and other “non-engineered” bridges