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TC 4.3 Road Bridges
TC 4.3 Road Bridges
Associate Member
Thomas Everett
Principal Bridge Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue S.E. Southeast Federal Center Building
Washington, Dist of Columbia  20590
Associate Member
Joseph Hartmann
Team Leader Bridge and Tunnel Team
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue S.E. Southeast Federal Center Bldg
Washington, Dist of Columbia  20590
202 366-4599;
Full Member
Charles Babcock
C.C. Johnson  Malhotra P.C.
900 Grantham Road
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania  17055
717-730-4160 x 101;
Full Member
Scot Becker
Acting Director Bureau of Structures
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 7916
Madison, Wisconsin  53707-7916
608 266-0075;
 AASHTO Alternate - Kelley Rehm
A Bridge Preservation Guide (Pub. No. FHWA-HIF-11042) available from the Federal Highway Administration ( ) provides definitions for terms such as bridge preservation, preventive maintenance, rehabilitation, and state of good repair, along with related commentary that includes more information and examples. Also featured is a framework for establishing a Systematic Preventive Maintenance program for bridges.
 A new online bridge preservation toolbox developed by the Federal Highway Administration ( serves as a compendium of bridge preservation-related information and strategies. The information is structured under four main categories: Legislation and Policies, Bridge Management, Bridge Preservation Treatments, and Research and Development.
The Bridge Inspection Reference Manual (BIRM) (Pub No. FHWA NHI 12-049, revised February, 2012) is available from Federal Highway Administration - National Highway Institute at: (   The BIRM is a comprehensive manual on procedures and techniques for inspecting and evaluating a variety of in-service highway bridges and is the basis for the comprehensive bridge inspection training course “Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges,” FHWA-NHI-130055.