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Structure Preservation & Management

The Charlevoix Lift Bridge opening.
Department of Transportation

Structure Preservation & Management

The Office of Structure Preservation and Management is responsible for the administration of the overall Bridge capital outlay program, NBI Program, and Preservation Section. This area is responsible for resolving complex bridge and structure issues related to preservation, management, funding, strategy, and condition goals to ensure continued implementation and operation of MDOT services and products to its customers.

Rebecca Curtis, Deputy Chief Bridge Engineer
517-449-5243

Sarah Wedley, Executive Assistant
517-636-6144

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Chad Skrocki and Brandon Boatman inspecting bridge with EMILY

Management & Scoping

The program works to addresses the needs of all structures of critical concern, and maintain the statewide inventory of bridges in good or fair condition.

Management & Scoping
MDOT inspectors checking the level of the bridge.

Safety Inspection

The program ensures compliance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards through quality assurance reviews, annual evaluations, and inspection verifications.

Safety Inspection
M-50 bridge (Alden Nash Ave.) over I-96 in Kent County.

Load Rating

The program is responsible for ensuring that all bridges are load rated to verify their safe load carrying capacity in accordance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards.

Load Rating
A drone captures painting and repairs on the Cut River Bridge.

Structure Preservation

The program provides technical expertise to MDOT regions, local agencies, and consultants for structure maintenance and  design.

Structure Preservation