Safety Inspection

  • Bridge InspectorThe safety inspection program is managed within the Bridge Field Services Section of the Operations Field Services Division. The program ensures compliance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) through comprehensive performance of inspection timeliness verifications, annual FHWA NBIS Metric evaluations, inspection team leader qualification appraisals, and quality assurance reviews. Bridge Field Services also develops inspection procedures, responds directly to the FHWA Michigan Division Bridge Engineer, and serves as the recognized resource for all inspection related inquiries.

    Contact:
    Rich Kathrens
    517-749-4274
    MDOT-BridgeInspection@michigan.gov.