Condition Inspection, Evaluation and Design for
Emergency Bridge Repairs for Movable Bridges,
Statewide, Maryland


  • Structural Inspection
  • Design Services

Sabra & Associates, Inc. (SAI) was responsible for inspection services for the condition inspection and report preparation for MD 436 over Weems Creek, MD 18B over Kent Narrows, MD 370 over Miles River, the Rt. 50 over Sinepauxent Bay, MD 795 over Cambridge Creek, MD 213 over Sassafras River, MD 213 over Chester River and MD 331 over Choptank River.  Reviewed existing inspection reports, scour evaluations and maintenance & repair records.  Provided NBIS compliant inspection teams to include an NBIS qualified Team Leader and a Junior Inspector.  Utilized a snooper or boat to conduct a hands-on inspection of all deck, superstructure, and substructure elements. Utilized a boat and tender to conduct a hands-on inspection of the fender systems and obtain soundings as applicable. Mechanical and Electrical portions were to be inspected by others.  Prepared inspection reports with updated SI&A and Pontis for all inspected elements.  Structural portion of the final report was signed and sealed by an SAI Maryland Registered Professional Engineer.  Coordinated schedule, coordinated access equipment, and obtained necessary traffic permits with MDSHA. In addition to other minor repair designs, SAI designed the addition of traveler beams to the MD 436 Bridge over Weems Creek to allow maintenance staff to pick and swing the lift cylinders into place for repair and replacement.


Columbia, Maryland

7055 Samuel Morse Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 443-741-3500
Fax: 443-741-3700

Baltimore, Maryland
300 East Lombard Street
Suite 840
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 443-741-3500
Fax: 443-741-3700

Baltimore, Maryland
1502 Joh Avenue
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21227

Phone: 410-536-3653
Fax: 410-536-3654

Washington, D.C.

100 M Street SE
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-570-7080
Fax: 202-697-5007

Vienna, Virginia

8150 Leesburg Pike
Suite 630
Vienna, VA 22182

Phone: 703-942-8990


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