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What does NBI stand for?

NBI stands for National Bridge Inventory

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5-day course, designed to refresh the skills of practicing bridge inspectors, is based on the Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual (FHWA-NHI-03-001) and offers additional topics, such as fiber reinforced plastic, inspection of truss gusset plates, structure inventory and appraisal overview, and common National Bridge Inventory miscodings.
With this content, the device is able to deliver complete coverage and truck-specific data for advanced routing information based on the vehicle's height, width and weight, including STAA National Highway Network and Access Roads; National Bridge Inventory List; National HazMat Route Registry; and detailed truck data for the lower 48 States and Canada.
While the National Bridge Inventory (NBI) requires biennial inspection, as mandated by National Bridge Inspection Standards, what may be surprising to many is that "subjective visual inspection" is the most commonly used inspection method, one that misses approximately 90% of fatigue cracks.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Of the nearly 600,000 bridges listed in the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) 2004 National Bridge Inventory, close to 1,000 fall into the category of movable spans.