NBIS Recurrent Training
Upcoming Bridge Safety Inspection – Recurrent Training Opportunities
The National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) requires each state to develop requirements for recurrent bridge safety inspection training. Michigan has the following requirement for recurrent training in a 5 year period:
- NHI 130053 Bridge Inspection Refresher
- NHI 130078 Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges
- NHI-130091 Underwater Bridge Inspection
- 24 Hours of approved bridge safety inspection training
An approved list of bridge safety training is provided in Chapter 1 of the Michigan Structure Inspection Manual (MiSIM).
As a reminder, there are several NHI Web Based training opportunities that count toward the hours of recurrent training:
NHI 130106 (A-C) Bridge Preservation (Total of 11 hrs)
NHI 130109 (A-B) Bridge Management (Total of 8 hrs)
NHI 135085 Plan of Action (POA) (1hr)
NHI 135086 Stream Stability Factors and Concepts Prerequisite (1hr)
NHI 135087 Scour at Highway Bridges Prerequisite (1hr)
NHI 134108G Reading Bridge Plans (1.5hrs)
The bridge safety training requirements are verified annually for those individuals who have completed NBI bridge safety inspections during the annual review process.
For any questions regarding Bridge Safety Inspection training please contact Brian Zakrzewski, MDOT Bridge Safety Inspection Engineer at (517) 243-9473 or at MDOT-MiBRIDGE-Admin@michigan.gov.