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Bridge Inspection



This bridge inspection data is located in the Transportation Application website under Pontis Reporting and requires a password to run.


Bridge Inspection Manuals

Inspection manual files are large and slow to load.

ODOT Bridge Inspection Coding Guide. This latest edition combines Pontis elements and the dynamic NBI items.
Note: This file contains internal hot links in the Bookmarks tab and in the Table of Contents page.
Bridge Inspection Coding Guide (.PDF).

ODOT Bridge Inspection Manual. This latest manual contains ODOT Bridge Inspection Practices and Procedures that meet the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS).
Bridge Inspection Manual(.PDF).

Additional references:

Oregon NBI Coding Guide (1999)
Oregon NBI Coding Guide, July 1999 (.PDF)

FHWA Recording and Coding Guide for the Structure Inventory and Appraisal of the Nation's Bridges (FHWA-PD-96-001):
FHWA Recording and Coding Guide, December 1995 (.PDF).

FHWA Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual (FHWA-NHI 03-001, 002, 004)(on ODOT FTP server-extremely large file - please be patient!):
Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual, October 2002, Revised December, 2006 (.PDF).
Errata Sheet for Coding Guide (03/2004) (.PDF).



Always select "Old ODOT Report" (under Element Cond State Format) for local agency inspections. 

The switch over to the New AASHTO Elements for the local agency inspections is July 2014.