Bridge Inspection in the Higashi Mikawa District


Route name                :      National Route 1 and National Route 23

Work title                   :      FY 2013 Bridge Inspection Work in the Higashi Mikawa District

Location                     :      Sections under the jurisdiction of the Mikawa and Okazaki Maintenance Branch Offices

Duration                     :      September 10, 2013 to March 14, 2014

Implementing body    :      MLIT (Nagoya National Highway Office)

This work involved the inspection of bridges managed by the MLIT with the aim of obtaining necessary data for efficient maintenance of bridges in view of ensuring safe and smooth traffic and preventing damages to areas along the routes and third parties. Inspection work using a bridge inspection vehicle as well as a lift vehicle for close visual observation was conducted to judge the category of damages to each bridge. The inspection results were compiled in the form of a development diagram of deformation and an inspection report.