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Bridge Preservation Unit


Cathodic Protection 

ODOT Cathodic Protection Training and Certification Plan (24 page PDF)(Revised 9-5-2012)



Historic  Bridges

New 2013 book available called "Oregon's Historic Bridge Field Guide". (This is a large PDF file and takes some time to download.)
"Oregon’s Historic Bridge Field Guide" is the inventory of historic highway bridges in the state. Included are all of the bridges of state or local agency ownership that are expected to be considered eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. The field guide is intended to be a tool for planning, managing and increasing the interest in these historic bridges in Oregon by those who work on and around these important resources.
Oregon Coastal Bridges (PDF) This brochure is called "Spanning Oregon's Coast" is put out by ODOT and talks about Conde B. McCullough as Oregon's Master Bridge Builder and the bridges that where built along it's coastline.


Structural Health Monitoring

Structural Health Monitoring (PDF)(by Dr. Steve Lovejoy) ODOT has developed and implemented a Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) program to facilitate the maintenance and performance measurement of selected highway bridges.